30 Day to Launch Phone
Ok, over the next few, several, or many blog entries, I hope to demonstrate how to use the UML tools in Visual Studio Ultimate and how to use these tools to validate your project. (Note that I moved the blog titled to the correct blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/socalsurf )
First, let’s define what a model is:
Why UML and not Domain Specific Language or DSL?
Do the following:
In Visual Studio Ultimate select:
You are now ready to do UML, the class diagram component will be discussed later, the class diagrammer is included in the VS 2010 Professional.
Now select UML Use Case Diagram
What is an UML Use Case Diagram?
Simply: Use Cases document the behavior of the system from the user point of view
In the case of most of my thinking these days, it is oriented on the game player.
Let’s write a “use” case:
Using VS Ultimate, I created the simple use case (or what I consider to be a use case) shown below.
Make sure to take a look at the blog Game Theory by Dan Waters:
Great introductory article.
You might be interested to know that I have further documented the Visual Studio 2010 UML features in my book "UML Software Design with Visual Studio 2010"
Been busy with the Imagine Cup, thank you fo this note.