CRC card, UML tools for object-oriented development upgraded - Embedded.com

CRC card, UML tools for object-oriented development upgraded

Available from Excel Software are upgrades to development platformsbased on the Windows or OS X operating systems, usingCard-Responsibility Collaboration card and UML tools.

The updates to the QuickCRC and QuickUML are designed to enhanceprogram development. QuickCRC Windows 3.0.3 or QuickCRC MacOSX 1.0.1 isused for agile modeling of object-oriented software using CRC cards.

QuickUML 2.0.1 for Windows or Mac OS X implements UML models withcode generation. QuickHelp 2.0.5 for Windows or Mac OS X provides helpauthoring and deployment of application help on Windows 95 to XP, MacOS 9,Mac OS X and Linux.

QuickCRC automates responsibility driven design with CRC cards anddesignscenarios. Class-Responsibility-Collaboration cards(CRC cards) are a brainstorming tool used in the design ofobject-oriented software. Proposed by Ward Cunningham, they aretypically used when first determining which classes are needed and howthey will interact.

Data for each object is into CRC cards or drag attributes,responsibilities or collaborations between cards for instant designchanges. Design data canbe exported to MacA&D, WinA&D or QuickUML to generate a UMLmodel or CRCcards can be captured from source code with the MacTranslator orWinTranslator reengineering tools.

QuickUML is a UML design tool that supports a highly integrated,core set ofUMLmodels that can be applied to almost any object-oriented project. Adesign project is presented in a tabbed window that includes use cases,class diagrams, sequence diagrams, data dictionary and source code.C++,Java, Delphi and Objective-C code can be generated from the classmodel.

QuickUML implements a tightly integrated environment where each usecaselinks to models and code and design changes are reflected across theproject. The focus and ease-of-use of this tool makes it well suitedforagile development methods and extreme programming.

A single license of QuickCRC is $295 and for QuickUML is $295 forWindows or Mac OS X. A free download is available to customers with thelatest major release. Site licensing information, product descriptionsand online ordering are now available.

Excel Software
Placitas, NM
(505) 771-3719
www.excelsoftware.com

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