Component-based tool for verifying applications using object-oriented patterns

Authors

  • Luis A. Reynoso Departamento de Informática, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Buenos Aires 1400, 8300, Neuquén, Argentina
  • Agustina Buccella Departamento de Informática, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Buenos Aires 1400, 8300, Neuquén, Argentina
  • Andrés P. Flores Departamento de Informática, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Buenos Aires 1400, 8300, Neuquén, Argentina
  • Gabriela N. Aranda Departamento de Informática, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Buenos Aires 1400, 8300, Neuquén, Argentina

Keywords:

Design Patterns, Formal Methods, Software Engineering, Object-Oriented Design, CASE Tools

Abstract

Applying design patterns is considered a helpful technique for designing software systems. Patterns description, however, results not sufficiently precise providing a weak understanding and making it difficult to be certain when a pattern is being used correctly. We have formally specified a metamodel where properties of patterns and object-oriented design can be rigorously described. In the present work, our formal basis is used to build a component-based tool for verifying proper applications of object-oriented patterns. The usage of this tool is also focused on the learning process about patterns applications. Through a better understanding of patterns, the designer may certify when and how a pattern is being appropriately applied to solve a specific design problem. Furthermore, the whole design process could be improved by using a precise technique supported by an automatic tool for verification.

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Published

2002-10-01

How to Cite

Reynoso, L. A., Buccella, A., Flores, A. P., & Aranda, G. N. (2002). Component-based tool for verifying applications using object-oriented patterns. Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 2(01), p. 42–48. Retrieved from https://journal.info.unlp.edu.ar/JCST/article/view/961

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