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More articles by Anneke Kleppe

Author Bio
Anneke Kleppe is a consultant and adviser at Klasse Objecten, which she founded in 1995 to train and coach companies on the use of object technology, modeling, and MDA. She was intensively involved in the development of the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and the new UML 2.0 standard. The author of several books, Anneke started a knowledge center for object technology at KPN Research in Leidschendam, Netherlands. She is a member of the authoring team of the OCL 2 standard, where she has a special focus on the definition of the semantics of the OCL.
For Enterprise Zone | July 7, 2005
By thinking of associations as marriages, we've hit on a way of making even complex associations easy to learn. In part 2 of this series on UML associations, we look at a way of upgrading associations to classes, in order to use instantiation.
For Enterprise Zone | June 29, 2005
Some UML concepts are more difficult to grasp than others, and associations are a concept that proves the rule. But by thinking of associations as marriages, we've hit on a way of making even complex associations easy to learn. Walk through this tutorial, which includes implementation examples in Octopus.
For Enterprise Zone | April 4, 2005
In recent years, two new trends in software engineering have been established—Aspect-oriented Programming (AOP) was developed to extend and ease programming, and the Model Driven Architecture (MDA) was introduced to take full advantage of the power of modeling. Many people are confused when confronted with both AOP and MDA. This article provides a crash-course on both topics and explains the differences and similarities between the two.
For Enterprise Zone | December 23, 2004
As software becomes more and more complex, the need for modeling increases exponentially. Learn about the six different levels of modeling maturity and why they're so important for you to begin implementing now—before it's too late.
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