These design problems and object-oriented solutions are offered
as a complement to the book,"Designing
Flexible Object-Oriented Systems with UML" by
(Macmillan Technical Publishing,
1999, ISBN 1-57870-098-1). A one-sentence outline of each problem
is given below. Two separate documents accompany each outline.
One contains a more detailed description of the problem, while the other
contains that description and a solution. Readers who want to develop
their own solutions should read just the problem description first.
The documents provided are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
PDFdocuments can be read using Adobe Acrobat Reader or Acrobat Exchange.Both
are available from
Adobe Systems, Incorporated.
Design Problem 1
You must develop software that allows clients to periodically check
for changes in the status of devices in a network.
Design Problem 2
You must provide software that allows a client application to transfer
a specified file to a specified destination.
File Transfer Problem (PDF)
Transfer Solution (PDF)
Design Problem 3
You must design a system to schedule meetings and meeting rooms.
Meeting Room Problem (PDF)
Room Solution (PDF)
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