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UML Class Diagram

Siva Vu

Joined: Sep 01, 2004
Posts: 22
Can anyone explain the difference between UML Class Diagram and Java Class Diagram?
Can I get a short tutorial for UML Class Diagram?

They say UML Class Diagram, but actually they talk about Java Class diagram.

Help appreciated!


Ken Loh
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Joined: Feb 16, 2005
Posts: 190
A UML class diagram may not be a Java class diagram simply because the former caters also for other platforms and languages other than Java. If you use a UML class diagram to represent a class written in C#, obviously it wouldn't be a java class diagram, would it ?

Hope this helps.
[ March 05, 2005: Message edited by: Ken Loh ]
Siva Vu

Joined: Sep 01, 2004
Posts: 22
Thank you Seibernaut,

I got it cleared a little bit. Can I get any online info?
Please let me know.

Scott Ambler
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Joined: Dec 12, 2003
Posts: 608
I cover class diagramming, and other models for that matter, at

There's a lot of information there, but hope it helps.

- Scott

<a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Scott W. Ambler</a><br />Practice Leader Agile Development, IBM Rational<br /> <br />Now available: <a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Refactoring Databases: Evolutionary Database Design</a>
I agree. Here's the link:
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