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methods signature in sequence diagram

 
serzeel khan
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hello everyone,
I want to know that whether i should show method with signatures or simply use methods name only in sequence diagram
Thanks.
 
William P O'Sullivan
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If you overload methods, then you should maybe (for space and visual consideration) use type descriptors.

eg:

method1() -> method1()
method1(String s) -> method1(S)

etc..

This may not work if you Objects (which String is), but for simple types should be understandable.

I have seen many many unwieldy UML diagrams, and usually just ignore them and hit the code.

WP
 
shekar hari
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The more detail the better, I have included method signature with return type in all of my sequence diagrams, the variable names were similar to object type names.
 
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