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hi authors and ranchers
I have read a book that use UP as a example to illustrate a object oriented design and coding.
Can we use other's process to design a object oriented system?
Which process is the best for object oriented design and coding?
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In my personal opinion it depends on the time frame for the project and resources at hand to prescribe a specific process compared to other.
Just my opinion though....
 
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Originally posted by siu chung man:
Can we use other's process to design a object oriented system?

Sure. That's why there are other processes in the first place...

Originally posted by siu chung man:
Which process is the best for object oriented design and coding?

Depends on the context. What kind of problem domain are we talking about? What size of a team are we talking about? How's the skill set of that team? Is there an existing process that's being used successfully?
 
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thanks
And one more question is that
Is UP a the general process for developing object oriented system?
 
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What is the difference between UP and RUP?
 
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Originally posted by siu chung man:
Is UP a the general process for developing object oriented system?

Could you rephrase the question a bit? I'm not sure whether I understand what you're asking?
The Unified Process is a generic process framework, which can be used as a basis for tailoring a development process for a given project. UP can be used for non-OO development as well. Just like pretty much any other modern software development process.
 
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Originally posted by Pradeep Bhat:
What is the difference between UP and RUP?


UP is a more abstract description of what a process could look like. RUP productizes UP by providing a huge library of artifacts such as sample diagrams, document templates, etc. Still, RUP should be considered a framework instead of an out-of-the-box process.
 
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Was UP a failure and was that the reason RUP came into existence?
 
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Originally posted by Pradeep Bhat:
Was UP a failure and was that the reason RUP came into existence?

No, UP was not a failure. It was just so "high level" and abstract that Rational was able to come up with RUP (the product, which consists of a cd full of document templates and HTML documentation about the activities etc. included in the "library") and sell it to nearly everyone.
 
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Which process is better suited for product development. Unlike projects where the Customers requirements are well know, product development is based on what the customer may need. :roll:
 
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Could you rephrase the question a bit? I'm not sure whether I understand what you're asking?



The Unified Process is a generic process framework, which can be used as a basis for tailoring a development process for a given project. UP can be used for non-OO development as well. Just like pretty much any other modern software development process.


yes, you answer my question
 
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Originally posted by Pradeep Bhat:
Which process is better suited for product development. Unlike projects where the Customers requirements are well know, product development is based on what the customer may need. :roll:


I would prefer an agile approach in a situation where requirements are based on assumptions that may well be turned around within a week. In other words, the more uncertainty there is regarding a subject (whether that's requirements, product selection, something else), it's best to keep your decisions reversible.
 
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