Proceedings of ISP RAS


Unified Model for Testing Object-Oriented Application Development Tools

P.P. Oleynik (SRSPU (NPI), Rostov-on-Don)

Abstract

The paper presents a unified model for testing tools for object-oriented application development. Based  the available papers were identified shortcomings of existing work and identified the following optimal criteria, which shall comply the resulting model:
1. To deep inheritance hierarchies
2. To presents of multiple inheritance hierarchies
3. To presents of abstract classes in the hierarchy
4. To presents of multiple (n-ary) associations
5. To presents of associations with attributes
6. To presents of a composition between classes
7. To presents of recursive associations
8. To presents of associations between classes belonging to the same inheritance hierarchy
9. To presents of association classes
10. To presents between the association class and other classes
11 To presents enumerations in model
With a unified graphical language UML class diagram unified model testing. The paper we verified compliance with the resulting implementation of the selected criteria was presented.
Currentlythe implementation of applications using object-oriented programming languages and relational databases. To overcome the object-relational mismatch it is necessary to implement object-related mapping patterns presents. The paper presents three methods used to represent the class hierarchy highlighted the advantages and disadvantages of each method.
For test the feasibility a unified model chosen development environment SharpArchitect RAD Studio which is designed object applications in C# and are implementing a relational database. The paper presents the developed object model in the form a class diagram showing the interfaces and inheritance relations diagram containing all the tables and columns the resulting database.
In the conclusion recommendations on the areas for further development work and identified the need of implement a unified model with other approaches proposed by the authors was used.

Keywords

UML, Object modeling, Design of Information Systems, Databases, Object-oriented design, Object-Relational Mapping Patterns, Impedance Mismatch

Edition

Proceedings of the Institute for System Programming, vol. 27, issue 3, 2015, pp. 101-114

ISSN 2220-6426 (Online), ISSN 2079-8156 (Print).

DOI: 10.15514/ISPRAS-2015-27(3)-7

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