OCUP 2 Certification Guide - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128096406

OCUP 2 Certification Guide

1st Edition

Preparing for the OMG Certified UML 2.5 Professional 2 Foundation Exam

Authors: Michael Chonoles
Paperback ISBN: 9780128096406
Imprint: Morgan Kaufmann
Published Date: 6th September 2017
Page Count: 600
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Description

OCUP 2 Certification Guide: Preparing for the OMG Certified UML 2.5 Professional 2 Foundation Exam both teaches UML 2.5 and prepares candidates to become certified. UML (Unified Modeling Language) is the most popular graphical language used by software analysts, designers, and developers to model, visualize, communicate, test, and document systems under development.

UML 2.5 has recently been released, along with a new certification program for practitioners to enhance their current or future career opportunities. There are three exam levels, Foundation, Intermediate, and Advanced. This exam, Foundation, is a prerequisite for the higher levels.

Author Michael Jesse Chonoles is a lead participant in the current OCUP 2 program – not only in writing and reviewing all the questions, but also in designing the goals of the program. This book distills his experience in modeling, mentoring, and training. Because UML is a sophisticated language, with 13 diagram types capable of modeling any type of modern software system, it takes users some time to become proficient. This book will explain the material in the Foundation exam, and includes many practice questions for the candidate, such as sample problems similar to those found on the exam, and detailed explanations of why correct answers are correct and why wrong answers are wrong.

Key Features

  • Written to prepare candidates for the UML 2.5 exam while they learn UML
  • Illustrated with UML diagrams to clarify every concept and technique
  • Offers hints for studying and test-taking based on the specific nature and structure of the Foundation Level exam
  • Includes practice exam material, sample questions and exercises, warnings, tips, and sidebars throughout

Readership

Anyone interested in taking the UML 2.5 exam including developers, software engineers, system engineers, and students studying these disciplines

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. What is UML?
3. What is OCUP?
4. Basic Class/Structural Diagrams Overview
5. Types, literals Overview
6. Relationships Overview
7. Advanced Class Diagrams
8. Package Diagram
9. Use Case Diagram
10. Activity Diagram
11. Sequence Diagram
12. State Diagram
13. Cross-cutting

Details

No. of pages:
600
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Morgan Kaufmann 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Morgan Kaufmann
Paperback ISBN:
9780128096406

About the Author

Michael Chonoles

Michael Jesse Chonoles is an acknowledged expert in UML and SysML, with years of experience as a course developer, trainer, mentor, and consultant for leading corporations. Recently, he led the official OMG review team for UML 2.5 and worked on SysML at OMG, including the OMG Certification program for System Modeling Professionals (OCSMP). He recently retired from Lockheed Martin where he was a Chief Methodologist and directed internal standards across several large projects. Prior to that, he was Chief of Methodology and a Director of Lockheed Martin’s externally focused Technology Transfer Arm, the Advanced Concept Center (ACC), where he specialized in UML, methodology, use cases, and requirement development. Michael’s leadership continues in OMG’s Analysis & Design Task Force (ADTF) as co-Chair, and in the UML and SysML Revision Task Forces; he is now taking a lead role in writing the exams for the latest OMG Certification for UML Professionals (OCUP2).

Affiliations and Expertise

former Chief Methodologist, Lockheed Martin, now writing exams for the latest OMG Certification for UML Professionals (OCUP2)