July 23, 2005

UML for the Software Developer, Part 6: Interaction Diagrams

equence diagrams are used to map out class interactions. A sequence diagram is made up of objects, each with its own object lifeline. Interactions between the objects occur by messages that are sent from one object to the next. By convention, the messages are sent from left to right across

Be an Avalon Test Pilot and Build the Windows UIs of Tomorrow

here’s two things that most developers are (or should be) excited about in the upcoming Vista version of Windows (formerly codenamed Longhorn), and one of them is Avalon. Avalon is the code name for the presentation subsystem class libraries in WinFX, which is the new application programming interface (API) in