Category: Expert Articles

Big Data for Good.

Roger Barca, Laura Haas, Alon Halevy, Paul Miller, Roberto V. Zicari. June 5, 2012: Big Data for Good. A distinguished panel of experts discuss how Big Data can be used to create Social Capital....

Tree Template.

By Michael Blaha November 2010:This chapter shows Tree Template. The tree is a term from graph theory. It illustrates the UML template for hardcoded trees. (The Appendix explains UML notation.) A Tree is a hierarchy...

Models

By Michael Blaha August 2010: Models provide the means for building quality software in a predictable manner. Models let developers think deeply about software and cope with large size and complexity. Developers can think abstractly...

Universal Antipatterns

By Michael Blaha August 2010: An Antipattern is a characterization of a common software flaw. As you construct models, you should be alert for antipatterns and correct them. When you find an antipattern, substitute the correction. Universal antipatterns are...