The purpose of large--scale software architecture is to capture and describe practical representations to make development teams more effective. In this book the authors show how to utilise software architecture as a tool to guide the development instead of capturing the architectural details after all the design decisions have been made. aeo Offers a concise description of UML usage for large--scale architecture aeo Discusses software architecture and design principles aeo Technology and vendor independent
Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Roles of the Software Architect. Software Architecture and the Development Process. Example System Overview. UML Quick Tour. System Context and Domain Analysis. Component Design and Modeling. Subsystem Design. Transaction and Data Design. Process and Deployment Design. Architecture Techniques. Applying the Viewpoints. Appendix: Summary of Architectural Viewpoints. Bibliography. Index.