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methods signature in sequence diagram

serzeel khan
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Joined: Dec 25, 2011
Posts: 17
hello everyone,
I want to know that whether i should show method with signatures or simply use methods name only in sequence diagram
Thanks.


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William P O'Sullivan
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Joined: Mar 28, 2012
Posts: 859

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.

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shekar hari
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Joined: Sep 07, 2011
Posts: 36
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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