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February, 2005

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    Modeling vs. Visualization

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    Javier got me thinking when he left a comment to my square peg model post. I'll get to intended semantics of class diagrams in another post, but I wanted respond to the latter part of the following comment: I suppose you are assuming that the Class...
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    Speaking of the Class Designer

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    As I pointed out in my last post , VS2005 includes a Class Designer that those familiar with the UML class model should feel right at home in. By happy coincidence, I found out today the Class Designer team is blogging . Additionally, two of the Class...
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    Putting a Square Peg Model in a Round Hole Tool

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    Robert Bauman left the following comment on my Separated at Birth post? The nice thing about using a general purpose modeler is that you can house all of your requirements, use cases, etc. in the same model. Rational provides the 4+1 view, Sparx...
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    MDA And Software Factories - Separated At Birth?

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    Tonight I went to the monthly meeting of the local chapter of IASA . I should have also blogged this before the meeting, but I forgot. Sorry about that if you live near the Microsoft campus and wanted to go. Next meeting is on 3/30, so mark your calendars...
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    Speaking of Steve

    BTW, if you haven't seen Steve's entry on Isomorphism , go read it right now. He nails this whole services as contracts vs. services as code debate right on the head. The spot on nature of this post reminds me when he nailed the modeling problem on the...
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    Thoughts on Factories

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    Last week, I had a great discussion with the Product Unit Manager (or PUM) of VSTA . She wanted my perspective on a few things related to Software Factories and I figured I'd share some of them here. First off, while I appreciate the vision of factories...
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    TechEd Sessions Posted

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    I think TechEd 2005 is shaping up to be awesome again this year. They just posted the list of sessions (well, most of the sessions anyway). I can't link directly to the architecture sessions, but you can filter the list to show just one track at a time...
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    PatternShare

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    About fourteen months ago, David Trowbridge of patterns & practices introduced me to a guy working in their testing group named Larry Brader. David is one of the primary authors of p&p's Enterprise Solution Patterns and Integration Patterns books...
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