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Hello World: Rational Software Architect

Design a simple phone book application

Tinny Ng (tng@ca.ibm.com), Advisory Software Developer, IBM Toronto
Tinny Ng
Tinny Ng is a scenario architect at the IBM SWG Scenario Analysis Lab, whose mission is to improve the cross-brand integration capability of IBM SWG products. She has more than 10 years of experience in software development, from design to implementation, including application building, packaging, testing, and support.
(An IBM developerWorks Contributing Author)

Summary:  Welcome to the first tutorial in the "Hello, World! Series", which will provide high-level overviews of various IBM software products. This tutorial introduces you to IBM Rational Software Architect, and highlights some basic features of Rational Software Architect with a hands-on exercise. Learn how to design an application using UML diagrams, publish the model information into a Web page, and transform the design to Java code using Rational Software Architect.

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Date:  05 May 2006
Level:  Introductory PDF:  A4 and Letter (703 KB | 24 pages)Get Adobe® Reader®

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About this series

This series is for novices who want high-level overviews of various IBM software products. The modules are designed to introduce the products, and draw your interest for further exploration. The exercises only cover the basic concepts, but are enough to get you started.

About this tutorial

This tutorial provides a high level overview of Rational® Software Architect, and shows some basic features of Rational Software Architect with a hands-on exercise. The exercise has step-by-step instructions for designing an application using UML diagrams, publishing the model information into a Web page, and transforming the design to Java™ using Rational Software Architect.

Prerequisites

This tutorial is for application designers at a beginning level, but you should have a general familiarity with using the Eclipse development environment.

To run the examples in this tutorial, you need to install IBM Rational Software Architect v6.0.

To view the demos included in this tutorial, JavaScript must be enabled in your browser and Macromedia Flash Player 6 or higher must be installed. You can download the latest Flash Player at http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer/.


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