Behavior Modeling Lesson

Submitted on: 1/2/2015 2:09:00 PM
By: lonetron (from psc cd)  
Level: Advanced
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Compatibility: C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, C++.NET
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     Upon completing this article you will be well versed in behavior modeling. This skill will help you code better applications and prevent race conditions in your code. Good behavior modeling will also help you to master UML (Unified Modeling Language)

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What is Behavior Modeling?

Behavior modeling is when think of your ideas in terms of states and transitions. This requires both identifying all of the interesting states of being that your software or its components are likely to be in. And also, at a high level, abstracting what events are likely to cause your software or its components to change between states of being. Confused yet? After you do a few examples you will quickly get the hang of this mental exercise. Behavior modeling is also referred to as State Modeling, State Machines and State Transition Matrix

Why Model Behavior?

“Behavior modeling is the minimal form of logical abstraction that fits nicely into how the human mind thinks and allows for one to understand complex systems and essentially increasing one’s own ability to solve difficult puzzles” – Daniel Stephen Rule Mentally modeling the behavior of your idea helps you to better understand how your system or its components will react to events. Complete Article Attached

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