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Zicomi Systems publishes some UML example diagrams online from the world famous UML dictionary.
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UML resources

The Unified Modeling Language ® is a young language and there is much material in written and electronic form available to the beginner and the expert. The shear quantity of this material is sometimes enough to overwhelm the person who simply wants to understand existing models or create her own. This section attempts to order this material in a way that makes it more accessible.

UML Example Diagrams

general UML resources

The following resources have been listed because of their general applicability to the subject of the Unified Modeling Language. If you are a newcomer to the UML please refer to the section Resources for the UML Novice which contains resources such as tutorials

Topic Type Relevance Location
UML Specification Paper You may download a copy of the Unified Modeling Specification. This specification has been written for experts and tool vendors. OMG
Choose a UML Tool Site Provides a list of the UML Tool vendors, which can be ordered by price (includes free tools), vendor or product. Objects by Design
The Unified Modeling Language User Guide, Booch G., Rumbaugh J., Jacobson I. 1999 Book This is a hard-backed book that was published in conjunction with the first release of the UML. It is included in this section as it is considered by many to be a standard text. View at Amazon.com

resources for the UML novice

The following resources have been collated to provide free and relevant information to assist the newcomer to the Unified Modeling Language (UML). The novice often comes to the UML with a rich background in other disciplines sometimes even other modeling disciplines, such as data flow diagramming flowcharts or network topology diagrams just to name a few.

Topic Type Relevance Location
Visual Dictionary of UML Product A Visual dictionary that list the UML elements in Picture form. Zicom Mentor
What is UML? Web Site You may download a copy of the Unified Modeling Specification. OMG
UML Quick Reference Web Site A quick reference to UML diagrams and some of the UML syntax. Holub
UML Weekend Crash Course Book An easy to read and approachable book for the beginner. View at Amazon.com

resources for the UML practitioner

The following resources have been collated to provide free and relevant information to assist those who have been working with the UML for some time. Most of the material collated in this section assumes some knowledge of the UML.

Topic Type Relevance Location
Visual Dictionary of UML Product A Visual dictionary that list the UML elements in Picture form. Zicom Mentor
UML Resource Page Site A page of UML resources that contains a number of different sections. OMG
Instant UML by Pierre-Alain Muller Book An excellent book that explains some subtle notions of the UML. View at Amazon.com
UML Quick Reference Site A quick reference to UML diagrams and some of the UML syntax. Holub
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