UML: Aside – Completeness vs Clarity and other CvCs

One of the recurring issues I have experienced with UML, or more generally Model Driven Design is the continual struggle between definition and interpretation. One of the tenants of UML is to abstract upwards towards a level that avoids implementation specifics. However, this introduces the potential for a need of a “Leap of Faith”, something […]

UML: Modelling User Interfaces Part 1 – Hierarchy and Navigation

This is the first post in a series that looks at the modelling of User Interface (UI) related software using UML. The main purpose of the post is to explore how we effectively model the navigation of a tree-like hierarchy, especially when considering the premise “In a tree structure there is one and only one […]