This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
So, I think you might want to start off by defining what a component diagram is. Do a google search and find some sample component diagrams, and find a good definition. Then share with us on this thread what you found out.
Read the relevant section of the UML 2.x specification. It makes it quite clear what the various elements are for, the constraints that exist upon them, and the associations and attributes that characterise them
SCJP, SCWCD, SCBCD, SCEA 5
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