The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is one of the most important languages for anyone in the software industry to know. The UML is a visual language enabling architects, designers, and developers to communicate about design. Seemingly simple on the surface, the UML is a rich and expressive language, with many visual syntactical elements.
It's next to impossible to memorize all aspects of the UML. Just as a writer might require a dictionary to work with the spoken word, so too do UML practitioners require a dictionary of sorts. In this book, you'll find information on UML usage, and also on the symbols, line-endings, and syntax used for the following diagram types:
Use case diagrams
Let this book be your UML dictionary. It's clear, concise, and small. Keep this book at hand, and never again be stymied by an unfamiliar UML symbol, a line-ending you don't recognize, or the use of an unfamiliar diagram type.
O'Reilly's Pocket References have become a favorite among programmers everywhere. By providing a wealth of important details in a concise, well-organized format, these handy books deliver just what you need to complete the task at hand. When you need to get to a solution quickly, the new UML Pocket Reference is the book you'll want to have.