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Design Class Diagrams

kundan varma
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Joined: Mar 08, 2004
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Hi All,
what is a Design Class Diagrams??? Is it different from class diagram?
Somebody told me that design class diagram is different from class diagram. So i thought this is the best place to ask this question.
any suggestion???

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Ilja Preuss

Joined: Jul 11, 2001
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Class diagrams typically are separated into conceptual-, design- and implementation-class diagrams.

But those differ only in what they depict, not in form.

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kundan varma
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Joined: Mar 08, 2004
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Can you provide one example or can explain a bit more what are these 3 types.
Svend Rost
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Joined: Oct 23, 2002
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The three module diagrams are at different abstraction levels. The conceptual
diagram(high level) might have "classes" such as Employee and Order whereas the
implementation diagram(low level) will have the classes you wish to implement.

/Svend Rost
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