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35 Essential Object-Oriented Analysis and Design

Monday, 27 October – 8:30-17:00 Full day

Jill Aden, EDS, jill.aden@eds.com
Joseph Brennan, EDS, joseph.brennan@eds.com

This tutorial is a short, quick-paced introduction to object-oriented analysis and design, based on practical project experience. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Create use case documents
  • Understand object-oriented concepts, terminology and buzzwords
  • Identify classes and create class diagrams
  • Understand and use the Unified Modeling Language (UML), identify behaviors and create sequence diagrams, and recognize other UML diagrams
  • Gain an understanding of what patterns are and review 5 of the "gang of four" design patterns

Attendee background

This tutorial is targeted to people who are new to objects and object-oriented concepts. It is intended for people who have had some exposure to objects but need more knowledge to be able to put all the pieces together.

Format

Lecture

Presenters

Jill Aden has worked for 18 years with EDS as a Systems Architect and has worked with objects since 1993. She is a member of the OTUG group at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN and served as the Communications Chair at OOPSLA 2002. Ms. Aden is in the process of writing an object-oriented analysis and design book for undergraduate students. At EDS, she mentors, consults, and teaches object-oriented concepts internally and externally to clients.

Joseph Brennan is a System Architect with EDS, where he has worked for 18 years. He is a member of the Twin Cities Java User Group and has been working with objects for 10 years. Mr. Brennan is in the process of writing an object-oriented analysis and design book for undergraduate students. At EDS, Joseph mentors, consults, and teaches object-oriented development and concepts within EDS and externally to clients. Joseph is a Sun Certified Java Instructor and Java Developer.