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Pattern-Oriented Analysis and Design: Composing Patterns to Design Software Systems

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  • Copyright 2004
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-201-77640-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-201-77640-9

Design patterns are immensely powerful, but to build large-scale robust systems, you need more. Pattern-Oriented Analysis and Design introduces a methodology for "composing" proven design patterns into reliable, robust large-scale software systems. Using POAD, you can quickly build systems that are far more robust, scalable, and maintainable-using UML class diagrams as your building blocks.

  • POAD: What it is, how it works, and what problems it solves
  • Structural and behavioral approaches to design pattern composition
  • Design models and UML techniques for pattern composition
  • POAD processes: in depth coverage of analysis, design, and design refinement
  • A systematic process to compose design patterns
  • 4 chapter-length case studies: feedback control, customer behavior simulation, digital content processing, and distributed medical informatics
  • Building on POAD: advanced trends and research

Pattern-Oriented Analysis and Design takes design patterns to the next level. Whether you're an architect, designer, developer, or manager, it will help you build better software systems faster.

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Table of Contents



Preface.


Foreword.

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. Pattern-Oriented Analysis and Design.

The Role of Patterns in Software Development. Purpose of POAD. Pattern-Oriented Design Issues. POAD Is a Solution. What Is Covered in this Book?

2. Design Patterns and Software Engineering.

Design Patterns in the Software Lifecycle. POAD and OO Technology. Design Patterns. Design Frameworks. Design Pattern Composition Approaches. Summary.

3. Composition of Design Patterns.

Behavioral Composition Techniques. Structural Composition of Design Patterns. Further Reading.

II. TECHNOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF POAD.

4. Constructional Design Patterns as Components.

Which Patterns to Use in POAD. Software Components. Specifying a Pattern as a Component. Component Interfaces. Interface Properties. Pattern Interfaces. Summary.

5. Visual Design Models.

Pattern Composition Models. Pattern-Level Model. Pattern-Level with Interfaces Model. Detailed Pattern-Level Model. Characteristics of the POAD Design Models. Summary.

6. UML Support for Design Patterns.

Patterns as Mechanisms. Architectural Patterns. Patterns as Packages. Patterns and Components. Modeling Pattern-Oriented Designs. A Comparison. Summary.

III. PROCESS ASPECTS OF POAD.

7. POAD: The Process.

Stringing Versus Overlapping. POAD Process Outline (The Nutshell). POAD and Code Generation. POAD Characteristics. Pattern-Oriented Frameworks. Benefits and Limitations. Summary.

8. Analysis Phase.

Overview. Requirements Analysis. Acquaintance. Retrieval. Pattern Selection. Summary.

9. Design Phase.

Overview. Constructing Pattern-Level Models. Constructing Pattern-Level with Interfaces Models. Constructing Detailed Pattern-Level Models. Summary.

10. Design-Refinement Phase.

Overview. Instantiating Pattern Internals. Developing the Initial Class Diagram. Design Optimization. Using POAD for Developing Frameworks. Summary.

IV. CASE STUDIES

11. Feedback Control Systems.

POAD Analysis for the Feedback Control Framework. POAD Design for the Feedback Control Framework. POAD Design Refinement for the Feedback Control Framework. Example: Quality Control in Production Lines. Sample Implementation. Summary.

12. Simulation of Waiting Queues.

Background and Requirements. POAD Analysis for the Waiting-Queues Simulation Architecture. POAD Design for the Waiting-Queues Simulation Architecture. POAD Design Refinement for the Waiting-Queues Simulation Architecture. Sample Implementation. Summary.

13. A Digital Content Remastering Application.

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