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The Role of Software Components and Building Blocks in Application Development

Published: 24 March 2009

ID: G00165927

Analyst(s): David Norton, Mike Blechar


The concept of component-based software development includes component building blocks ranging from architectural blueprints to executables.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Objects
  • Components
    • Application Components
  • AD Patterns
    • Architectural Patterns
    • Design Patterns
    • Language-Specific Programming Patterns (Idioms)
  • Application Templates
  • Unified Modeling Language and Business Process Models
  • Domain-Specific Languages
  • Architectural Blueprints
  • Application Frameworks
  • Bottom Line

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