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...................................................................................................................... 37 Introduction to Function Points.................................... 38 Application Boundary.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 38 Page 6 of 215 ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 26 Activity diagram ......................... 26 Communication diagram.................................................................................................. 26 Package diagram .................................................................................................... 24 Overall Explanation of the UML diagrams........................................ 19 Which is the best model? ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 28 Included and Extended use case............................................................................................. 24 Model management diagram...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................10 Dedication ............................................................................................................................................................................................................22 Three views of the project from UML perspective.................................................................................................................................................................................................13 What does this book target..................................................................................................................................... 32 Class diagram ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 30 Differentiate between Included use case and extended use cases?.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 18 Evolutionary model.......................................................................................................10 Who should read this book ...............................................................................................................................................10 Foreword ............................................................. 21 Essential documentation in projects................................................................................................................................................ 23 Structure diagram ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 25 Composite structure diagram .................................................................................................................................................13 CHAPTER 1 SDLC AND PROJECT DOCUMENTATION................................................................................................................. 36 Generalization and specialization .............................................................................................. 26 Use case diagram over view.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................16 Waterfall..........................................................................................................................................................................................13 The growth of a software professional.................................................................................................... 26 State machine diagram / Protocol state machine diagram ..........12 PART I – THE FUNDAMENTALS ...................11 What’s in the CD.................................................................................................................................................... 19 V-model ...........11 Details of the book ........................... 35 Reflexive associations..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................13 SDLC (Software development Life Cycle)............................ 26 Sequence diagram ............................................................................................................................................................... 32 Associations in Class diagrams ............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 26 Which diagram is important...................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 25 Class diagram ................................................... 33 Aggregation and composition..........................................................Table of Contents INTRODUCTION......... 17 Iterative model ...........................10 About the authors.................................................. 36 Estimation in projects........................................................................................................ 26 Overview diagram.......................................................... 23 Behavior diagram ................................................................................................. 37 Basics of Function Points.......... 25 Object diagram .................................................. 26 Component diagram ............................................................................................................... 32 Multiplicity.............................................................................................. 34 Composite structure diagram .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................22 UML................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 25 Deployment diagram........................................................................................... 26 Timing diagram................................................................................................................................................................................ 27 Detail Explanation of the Use Case template.............. 26 Use case diagram ................................................................................................................................................................................ 27 Actors and Goals...............................................

..... 49 Function point template explanation.............................................................. 100 Code explanation........................63 Testing Document............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 43 Distributed data p rocessing...........................88 SQL Server....................................................................................................... 40 Record Element Type (RET)...........................................98 What will you learn in this project............................ 107 Page 7 of 215 .....................74 CHAPTER 4 DATABASES AND ADO...................................................................................................................................................93 Understanding Dataset...........................................................85 ADO.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 47 Installation ease.................................................................................................91 Understanding DataReader ....................................................................... 44 Heavily used configuration ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 47 Reusability ..........................................81 Installation of MSDE.................................................................................................. 40 DET (Data element types)................................................ 46 On-Line update.............................................................................................................................................................................................65 Fundamentals of OOPS..................................................................................................69 Windows form Code walk through................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................98 How to start the Mandelbrot project..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................81 MSDE Basics ..........................................................................................................................................................81 Difference between SQL and MSDE........................................................................................................................................................ 101 CHAPTER 6 – FILE SEARCH MODULE.....................................................NET Data Providers .................................................... 43 Performance ...............................................................................95 Microsoft Data Application blocks..........................................................98 CHAPTER 5 – LETS ROCK: ............................................................................88 OLE DB................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 39 Internal Logical Files (ILF)..............................................................88 The Command Object.............74 Web Application Code walk through....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 38 Dynamic and static elementary process...............................................................................66 Abstract classes and Interfaces....................................Elementary Process..88 ODBC.......................................................................................................THE MANDELBROT PROJECT.........................................................95 Sample code ...............................82 Basic SQL Commands............................................NET data provider.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................90 The Command Object’s Methods....................................................................................................................................................................................................64 UPDATE ADDRESS........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................86 Introducing the ................................................69 The IDE................................................................................................................................NET .................................98 Overview of Mandelbrot project..............................................................................................................................65 CHAPTER 2 OOPS PRIMER ..............................................................................................................................................................................68 CHAPTER 3 UNDERSTANDING THE IDE................................................................................................................................................................................................................................65 Why OOPs.............................................................................................................................................................................................................72 The IIS ........................................................................................ 44 On-Line data entry ..................98 INTRODUCTION TO THE FUN PART .................................................................................... 41 Data Communications........................................... 107 What will you learn in this project................ 45 End-user efficiency ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 39 External Interface File (EIF) .................................................................................................................................................................................................NET data provider............................ 46 Complex processing.........................NET data provider......................................................................................................96 PART II – THE FUN PART.................................................................................................................................................................. 48 Multiple sites............................ 48 Operational ease...................................................................................................................NET basics ........................................................................................................................... 39 Elements of Function Points ........................................... 49 Facilitate change ............................................................................................................................

.................................................................................................................... 150 Explanation for GSC ............................................................................................... 119 CHAPTER 7 – RELIABLE COMPUTER CHAT APPLICATION............................................................................................................................................................ 150 Explanation for EI.............................................................................................................................. 143 What will you learn in this project........................................................ 107 Fundamentals to complete the project....................................................................................... 119 Deliverables in CD for this Project ............. 139 Login button click logic................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 109 Delegates and event concept........................................................................................................................................................................ 130 Caching fundamentals in ASP............................................ 114 Code Explanation......................... 119 Overview of Chat application ....................... 130 Details of the Use Case ............................................... 152 E-R Diagram Explanation.................................................................................... 115 Enhancement in File Search Project............................................................................................................................................ 148 Estimation of the Job Site Application..................................................................................................NET ............................................................................ 108 File System........................................................................................................... 143 Overview of the Job Site Application.............................................. 165 Explanation of the reflection................... 125 External Input (EI) explanation..................... 165 Explanation of the businessvalidation bridge.......................................................................... 111 Class Diagram of File search Application ............................................................Overview of File search Application....................................... 142 CHAPTER 8 – JOB S ITE APPLICATION................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 119 How to start the chat application.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 139 Displaying the chat message and the users.................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 118 PART III – PROFESSIONAL PROJECTS .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 137 Auto refresh fundamentals......................................................................................................... 137 Consuming the class library.......................... 132 Class diagram....................................................................................................................................... 125 Internal Logical File (ILF) explanation...................................................................................................... 159 Class Diagram Explanation............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 119 What will you learn in this project................................................. 164 Calling the validation bridge................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 149 Explanation for EQ ............ 166 Page 8 of 215 ................ 163 Entity collection relation ship................................................................................................................................................................................... 149 Explanation of EIF and EO .............................................................................. 108 Threading Concepts....... 120 Whats wrong with the above code............................. 157 Architecture Explanation........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 163 Explanation of clsMenu and clsMenus........................................................................................................ 120 Starters Chat code............... 140 Change room and Send messages.................................................................................................... 150 Final Estimation.............................................................................. 149 Explanation of ILF ....................... 163 Explanation of the user class ........................................................................................................................................... 124 Estimation of the Chat Application.................. 133 Code explanation............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 151 Use Case Explanation ............ 143 Deliverables in CD for this Project ............. 161 Code Explanation...................................................................................................................................... 125 External Inquiry (EQ) explanation........................................................................... 127 Use Case ......................................................................................................................................................... 126 Explanation of Total Estimation............................................. 143 How to load the jobsite............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 138 Login page explanation.......

..................................................................... 167 Setobject to validate........................................ 171 Deliverables in CD for this Project .......................... 171 How to start the Quadra client.............Error! Bookmark not defined.............................................................. 172 Web service Fundamentals................. 168 Explanation of Data access........................................................................................................................................ 178 Use Case Explanation ............................................................................ 169 Explanation of UI ................................................................................................................................................ 183 Setting up the quadra client webservice..................................................................................................................................................................................... 206 Page 9 of 215 ..................................... 185 PROJECTS COMING UP IN SECOND EDITION..................................................................... 190 INTERVIEW QUESTIONS ................................................................................................................. 190 ........................ Code Explanation............................................................................ 173 Overview of the Quadra Client Application................................................................................................................................................................... 189 MSC Accounting package.................................................. 199 JAVA Interview Questions Book.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 170 CHAPTER 9 – QUADRA CLIENT W EB SERVICES ....................................................................................................................................................................................NET Interview Questions Book.................................................................................... 189 Call centre project.................................................................................................................................................. 190 SQL Server Interview Questions Book ...............................................................Explanation of Validation library................................................................................................................. 181 Class Diagram Explanation.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 184 CHAPTER 10 – POINTS TO BE NOTED IN PROJECTS ................. 178 Estimation of the Quadra Client Application................................... 171 What will you learn in this project.........................................................................................................................................................................................................

Rajesh nair is almost the co-author of the book. No one is perfect and same holds true for me . Finally at the top of all thanks To two old eyes my mom and dad for always blessing me. It was the worst phase of career which I had gone through. I started this book with one of my friends Rajesh Nair and Pravin Joshi. I am blessed to have Raju as my Brother who always keeps my momentum moving on.So anything you want to comment. give me confidence to make this book a success.I am thankful to my wife for constantly encouraging me and also to BPB Publication to give new comer a platform to perform. I am a simple developer like you all guys there doing an 8 hour job. This book has seen its own ups and downs to reach the final light. From Shaam This book is dedicated to my mom and dad for all the hard work done to see this day where I am today. whose dad’s play time has been stolen and given to this book. He is working presently as project lead and in past has led projects in Banking. But yes that does not upset me a bit. But on the top of all. It was his tiresome three months of continuous writing that we have finally made it. Foreword From Shivprasad Koirala First thing I never thought that I will be able to complete this book. I am also grateful to Mr. suggest. The value they had put in the initial stages has made this book matured to a huge extent. Thanks to Shaam for all the effort. But because of their own software project dead lines they had to fall of in between. point typo / grammar mistakes or Page 10 of 215 . Sainath to put his experience which has brought the value of book to an elite level.Introduction Dedication From Shivprasad koirala This book is dedicated to my kid Sanjana. Writing is something I do extra and I love doing it. About the authors Shivprasad Koirala He works in a big multinational company and has over 8 years of experience in software industry.Thanks to my family to support me. I hope this book really serves as a good bed for freshers to make hands on and feel how projects are accomplished in international companies. travel and financial sectors.

Without all you guys I am not an author. UML. After completing the project you would like to have a glance through the questions so that you are in a better position during . use cases. This is excercised by using microsft data application blocks in the job site project. There are decent videos which explain the source code and some basic fundamentals in a detail fashion thus making yo u comfortable for real projects. Developers who are looking at how estimation is done practically in software projects. Who should read this book • • • • • • Developers who want to understand how project are completed using SDLC and proper documentation. ADO. For instance your attitude and behavior during the project. This book shows in depth of how to increase reusability by using Microsoft Application blocks.NET interviews. Full source code of all six projects with proper documentation included in the CD. Chat application. test cases and design documents are executed in live projects. This book will give you a three dimension view of the project i. Interview questions to judge yourself during interview. Believe me guys your harsh words would be received with love and treated to the top most priority. Estimation and proper test plan. Developers who are looking at practically implementing UML. All professional projects have Use cases. File search. Details of the book • • • • • • • • • • Book has in all six projects (Job Site.Technical mistakes regarding the book you can mail me at shiv_koirala@yahoo. requirement analysis. Senior and junior developers who are looking of how to do practical implementation of OOPS in project. webservices.NET and many such features are explained with a project implementation which gives clearer idea of the subject. MSDE is provided in the CD so that you can exploit sql server to the maximum during database projects. This not only makes yo u practically confortable from coding point but also from project point of view. Session management. Mandel brot and batch uploading) with three professional projects completed with proper controlled SDLC and documentation. Threading.e from the developer. Other than technical aspects this book also provides important points to be noted in the project. Page 11 of 215 .com. Job Site client. Developers who want to know how estimation. Programmers who are looking for quick hands on projects. architecture and project manager perspective.

Page 12 of 215 . Watching those videos will make you confident about the project.Explains the Mandel brot code walkthrough.Explains the bad chat code walkthrough.In the installable folder windows media player is provided in case you have issues viewing the videos. • Source code folder: . What’s in the CD The CD has stuffs which will make you rock.NET IDE in a efficient way. o IISTheoryExplanation :. Estimation.• • Before the projects detail theory explanation of UML. Some applications are coded from two perspective one from an ok developer perspective and the other from a good programmer perspective. o JobWebSiteFunctionalWalkThrough :. • Note: . o Job site project ( Quadra job site) o Job site client project ( Quadra client ) Videos folder: . o JobSiteCodeUnderstanding :. o BadChatApplicationCodeWalkThrough :.Gives functionality walkthrough for the Job site application. o QuadraClientCodeUnderstaing :.Gives a detail functionality explanation of the quadr client project. o FunctionPointTemplate :.This video will help you to make job site project up and running.Explains how to use the function point template for estimation. Thus giving two view points of the development perspective.Gives a practical understanding of what exactly IIS is.This folder contains videos from the perspective of this book.Explains how to use VS.This folder has basically all the source code of projects present in this book.Gives a code walkthrough of the jobsite application. o Mandelbrot project o Windows file search project o Chat application project. o MandelBrotCodeWalkthrough :. and SDLC and design documentation is provided to the reader which will make him more confortable while executing the project. o StarttheJobSiteProject :.Gives you theoritcial explanation of IIS. o WindowsIDE :. o QuadraClientExplanation :.Gives a code walkthrough of the quadra client code walkthrough. Below are the various videos with what they explain :o IISPractical: .

exe) as a database for this book.). That’s a different thing I learnt to control the cycle over a period of time. o SQL Server 2000 Evaluation version. o MSDE 2000 Database (MSDE2000A. This software is in the CD so that we can install the SQL Client to connect to MSDE 2000. Part I – The fundamentals Chapter 1 SDLC and Project documentation What does this book target The prime goal of this book is to make a programmer comfortable to work practically on C# projects adhering to proper software quality processes. THIS BOOK = INSTANT PRACTICAL + PROPER QUALITY SOFTWARE PROCESS The growth of a software professional Page 13 of 215 .• Installable folder: . But I was never confident enough to drive the cycle independently. In the cycle training school I was taught theory for three days and then on the fourth day I touched the cycle. I did learn riding the cycle but for one week continuously I was struggling to manage brakes. o Windows Media player and codec installable to view videos of this book. In short I learnt to ride the cycle but not in a controlled and quality manner. turns etc. o Data access application blocks for the DAL component of the project. So here's my equation for this book. LOL!!! I learnt it. it was a four day course. In my childhood times I wanted to learn cycling. So the second aspect this book will target is not only to enable you practically but in a controlled fashion so that you give quality code rather than quantity code.The biggest difference between an ok programmer and good programmer is quality coding. But one fine day one of my good friend just made me sit on the cycle and continuously made me drive the cycle for three hours. That’s because all the village girls liked boys who can ride cycle :. The same holds true for Software field one actual implementation is 1000 times worth than big GURU talks. Note: .This folder contains following necessary installable required for this project. But there is one more important thing – Software quality process. So I some how managed to get myself in my village cycle training school.

If a professional makes a proper balance of both these entities we have the MR Perfect with us.And I know there are still many MR Perfect in the software industry or else we would not have come so far.This is the time he becomes a complete senior (he becomes a bit fat).Software professional in this category have lot of maturity in technical section. As the developer becomes senior source code becomes an insignificant entity and documentation forms the most important part of the project from his perspective. estimation and testing. A good software product other than source code has proper documentation and process at place. For these kind of young developers source code is the most important section in the complete project. But they are bit soft when it comes to project planning and testing. People issues. They take pride in architecture work of the project.. They have less focus on project planning.If you are self taught programmer or working in a company which is not process oriented the title of this section can sound a bit bureaucratic to you. Below is the breakup and view point depending on maturity level of software professional. The only goal he has in his mind is to complete the project.. escalation and estimation become prime focus for him. But yes software professionals in this experience range have great technical enthusiasm.. He starts following processes like CMMI and SIX SIGMA religiously. They love to get involved technically. From this book i am not trying to communicate that estimation. Planning. In short the right proportion between management and technical is important. When a software professional starts his career technical is the only thing for him and when he is at his peak management is everything. Source code deliverable becomes one of the smallest entities of the project. Page 14 of 215 . 9 and above Years: . As time passes by and the young developer starts gaining experience depending on the type of the company and his number of year of exp his view point changes. 3-5 Year of experience: . Every young developer in his initial part of the software career is hot blooded and full of enthusiasm. planning or project management is not a important part. But as people become seniors why is that they start loosing technical touch. When we know technical forms an important aspect of software projects. They take pride and enjoyment to write cryptic and heroic logic. That’s a different thing as they get to more senior position they want to see themselves as project managers rather than in to technical. monitoring.Developers having experience in this range give importance to source code. Developers falling in this category think documentation as bureaucratic. Software professional in this range think source code with proper comments and technical documentation as the most important deliverable. estimation and source code.Software professional in this experience range give importance to technical documentation. 0-2 Years of experience: . If not controlled properly they rarely will think to even comment codes..8 Years of experience: . 6 . In fact many of the developers would like to see themselves as architecture in the coming times.

Viewpoints of software developer Above figure shows how senior and junior view project deliverables.Figure 1. So first thing never be a hero on a project rather work in co-coordinated fashion and make project independent of you. If we do not have documentation in project you will probably complete the project but when new people join knowledge transition becomes a huge task. How many times it has happened that you wanted to change your project and your project manager did not allow you?. I know how difficult it is to convince juniors and developers working in small scale software house the importance of documentation and proper process to complete a project.1 : . Projects in this book will have all the above documents which will give us a complete view of the project. Page 15 of 215 . The biggest advantage of documentation is that the project becomes resource independent and which is a huge success for any project. Yes because he knew that you are a hero of the project and your leaving will create him problems.

In short introduce documents in project which are really needed rather than just pushing something for namesake.2 : . In short SDLC defines the various stages in a software life cycle. Now two cents!!!! For the seniors who do over documentation the project .-). but if it is not there it will not affect the project in any way.The best way to attain independency in project is by proper documentation. But if a software professional is aware about SDLC he can execute the project in a much controlled fashion. Any project should have entry criteria and exit criteria. We need to get a broader view of the start and end of SDLC. One of the big benefits of this awareness is that hot blooded developers will not start directly execution (coding) which can really lead to project running in an uncontrolled fashion. Even if you are not aware of SDLC you still must be following it unknowingly. if half payment is not received the Page 16 of 215 . Figure 1. It can be more practical. Any project started if it does not have a start and end then its already in trouble.Entry. Second it helps customer and software professional to avoid confusion by anticipating the problems and issues before hand. The above said document is related to project. For instance a proper estimation document can be an entry criteria condition. It’s like if you go out for a drive you should know where to start and where to end or else you are moving around endlessly. SDLC (Software development Life Cycle) Every activity has a life cycle and software developme nt process is not an exception for the same. SDLC and Exit in action Above is a more global view of the how the start and end of SDLC. That means if you do not have a proper estimation document in place the project will not start. Clear cut documentation makes new developers to join the project in much easy fashion and you can move to new heights in the organization. I still remember one of my seniors who told me to document how a developer should behave in the project. But before we try to understand what SDLC is all about.

In this book we will have a test plan documents for this stage. Deliver stage : .Spiral and Incremental model. This is where the actual execution of the project takes place.project will not start. In the above figure we have the entry criteria as an estimation document and exit criteria as a signed document by the end client saying the software is delivered.Here testing is done on the source code produced by the build stage and final software is given a green flag.As per use developers can select model for their project. As the name suggests Waterfall means flow of water always goes in one direction so when we say waterfall model we expect every phase/stage is freezed. Page 17 of 215 .Big Bang and Phased model.This stage follows the technical documents as an input so code can be generated as an output by this stage. For instance if all the test scenarios given by the end customer is completed that means the project is finished. pseudo code etc. So there can be list of points which needs to be completed before a project starts. Finally there should be end of the project also which defines saying that this is when the project will end. This stage is start for the maintenance stage. Build stage:. In this book we will be using use case documents to describe this stage. Waterfall Let’s have a look on Waterfall model which is basically divided into two subtypes:• Big Bang waterfall model.After succeeding in Test stage the final product/project is finally installed at client end for actual production.Use case document / requirement document is the input for this stage. Test stage:.This stage takes basic business needs required for the project which is from a user perspective so this stage produces typical word documents with simple points or may be in a form of complicated use case documents. • Iterative . Below is the figure that shows typical flow in SDLC which has five main models . Note: use case are explained in detail in UML section • • • • Design stage : . • Phased waterfall model. Big Bang waterfall model The figure shows waterfall BigBang model which has several stages and are described as below:• Requirement stage: . • Waterfall . Here we decide how to design the project technically and produce technical document which has Class diagram.

But in actual projects such processes are impractical.SDLC in action (Waterfall big bang model) In this model. In short. Iterative model Iterative model was introduced because of problems faced in Waterfall model. it is assumed that all stages are freezed that means it’s a perfect world.Figure 1. But the disadvantage of this model is there is improper planning may lead to fall of the project during integration or any mismatch of co-ordination between the team may cause huge failure. Phased Waterfall model In this model the project is divided into small chunks and delivered at intervals by different teams. Now let’s try to have a look on Iterative model which also has two basic subtype as follows:Incremental model Page 18 of 215 .3: . chunks are developed in parallel by different teams and get integrated in the final project.

In this model work is divided into chunks like phase waterfall model but the difference is that in Incremental model one team can work on one or many chunks which was unlike in phase waterfall model. Spiral model This model uses series of prototype which refine on understanding of what we are actually going to deliver. Plans are changed if required as per refining of the prototype. So every time in this model refining of prototype is done and again the whole process cycle is repeated.

Evolutionary model
In Incremental and Spiral model the main problem is for any changes in between SDLC cycle we need to iterate through the whole new cycle. For instance, During the final(Deliver)stage customer demands for change we retreat the whole cycle again that means we need to update all the previous (Requirement, Technical documents, Source code & Test plan) stages. In Evolutionary model, we divide software into small units which can be earlier delivered to the customer’s end which means we try to fulfill the customer’s needs. In the later stages we evolve the software with new customers needs.

V-model
This type of model was deve loped by testers to emphasis the importance of early testing. In this model testers are involved from requirement stage itself. So below is the diagram which shows how for every stage some testing activity is done to ensure that the project is moving as planned. For instance, • In requirement stage we have acceptance test documents created by the testers. Acceptance test document outlines that if these test pass then customer will accept the software. • In specification stage testers create the system test document. In the coming section system testing is explained in more elaborate fashion. • In design stage we have integration document s created by the testers. Integration test documents define testing steps of how the components should work when integrated. For instance you develop a customer class and product class. You have tested the customer class and the product class individually. But in practical scenario the customer class will interact with the product class. So you also need to test is the customer class interacting with product class properly. • In implement stage we have unit documents created by the programmers or testers. Lets try to understand every of this testing phase in more detail. Unit Testing

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Starting from the bottom the first test level is "Unit Testing". It involves checking that each feature specified in the "Component Design" has been implemented in the component. In theory an independent tester should do this, but in practice the developer usually does it, as they are the only people who understand how a component works. The problem with a component is that it performs only a small part of the functionality of a system, and it relies on co-operating with other parts of the system, which may not have been built yet. To overcome this, the developer either builds, or uses special software to trick the component into believe it is working in a fully functional system. Integration Testing As the components are constructed and tested they are then linked together to check if they work with each other. It is a fact that two components that have passed all their tests, when connected to each other produce one new component full of faults. These tests can be done by specialists, or by the developers. Integration Testing is not focused on what the components are doing but on how they communicate with each other, as specified in the "System Design". The "System Design" defines relationships between components. The tests are organized to check all the interfaces, until all the components have been built and interfaced to each other producing the whole system. System Testing Once the entire system has been built then it has to be tested against the "System Specification" to check if it delivers the features required. It is still developer focused, although specialist developers known as systems testers are normally employed to do it. In essence System Testing is not about checking the individual parts of the design, but about checking the system as a whole. In fact it is one giant component. System testing can involve a number of specialist types of test to see if all the functional and non- functional requirements have been met. In addition to functional requirements these may include the following types of testing for the non- functional requirements: • • • • • Performance - Are the performance criteria met? Volume - Can large volumes of information be handled? Stress - Can peak volumes of information be handled? Documentation - Is the documentation usable for the system? Robustness - Does the system remain stable under adverse circumstances?

There are many others, the need for which is dictated by how the system is supposed to perform. Acceptance Testing

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Acceptance Testing checks the system against the "Requirements". It is similar to systems testing in that the whole system is checked but the important difference is the change in focus: Systems testing checks that the system that was specified has been delivered. Acceptance Testing checks that the system will deliver what was requested. The customer should always do acceptance testing and not the developer. The customer knows what is required from the system to achieve value in the business and is the only person qualified to make that judgment. This testing is more of getting the answer for whether is the software delivered as defined by the customer. It’s like getting a green flag from the customer that the software is up to the expectation and ready to be used.

Figure 1.4: - V model cycle flow

Which is the best model?
In the previous sectio n we looked through all the models. But in real projects, hardly one complete model can fulfill the entire project requirement. In real projects, tailor model are proven to be the best because they share features from all models such as Waterfall, Iterative, Evolutionary models etc and can fit in to real life time projects. Tailor model are most productive and benefited for many organization. As it is an educational book we will build up virtual project for clear understanding the process so we will use Big Bang waterfall model. In waterfall project output of every stage will be freezed as explained earlier no changes will be accepted once the requirement document is freezed.

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Essential documentation in projects
In the previous section we discussed the various SDLC lifecycle models. For every stage in the model we have documents created according to phases such as:• Requirement stage we have the Use case document • Design stage we have the Technical document • Build stage we have the source code • Test stage we have the Test result document • Deliver stage we have the sign off document There are different documentation for every project and these documents change from company to company and project to project. For instance, some company will have 3 documents and some will have 12 documents in a project depending upon project manager or the policy of the company to execute a project. This book will include only 5 documents in a project which are as follows:• Requirement document • Estimation document • Use case document • Technical document • Test plan document • Source code Let’s try to understand in detail each document used in a software project • Requirement document:-A requirement document can be a single English document, probably a recorded audio or video conversation or can be a complicated use case. In short it’s something raw which comes from the end client. • Estimation document: - After getting requirement from the user we can judge cost for the project. In this book we will be using the function point estimation model. There is a complete chapter which is dedicated to function point in this book. • Use case document:- This is a section of UML which basically describes in detail the requirement document which serves as an input to the Design stage • Technical document:- This document contains detail of how the project being executed such as pseudo code, class diagram, objects diagram, etc. • Test result document : - This document is written by the testers which describe the test plan which needs to be executed and thus giving project a green flag to production. • Source code: - This is not basically a document but one of the important deliverable which maps to the execution phase of SDLC cycle.
Note: - See the SDLC in action figure given above which shows how the documents are mapped to SDLC cycle.

UML
The main object of UML is to make the project understanding more crisp and clear. It is a global computer industry modeling language to communicate between software professional in a project. UML helps us to create documents, artifacts & also give Page 22 of 215

The structure and relation between Invoice header and Invoice detail will never change. closed invoice or pending invoice which is dynamic.visualization so that we can understand the complex software engineering process of a project. For example classes in project will rarely change. Let’s try to understand what the word static signifies. Same holds true when we talk about software industry there are static part and dynamic part of project. For instance in a civil construction when the engineer makes a model of a civil construction.Project static nature UML has four types of structure diagram :1) Class diagrams 2) Object diagrams 3) Component diagrams Page 23 of 215 . But yes the invoice can pass through multiple stages like open invoice. Three views of the project from UML perspective There are 12 diagrams in UML they are divided into 3 main views as below:• • • Structure diagram Behavior diagram Model management diagram Structure diagram They are used to show static structure of an application. Yes the attributes and methods in the class will change as user adds new functionalities. Figure 1. For instance in the below figure you can see the Invoice header will have multiple invoice details.5: . The outer structure of the building and bridge will remain same but yes the inner part of the structure for instance the structure of room and passages (one room. two rooms etc) can vary.

In a typical software project we can have business validations. Use Case diagrams Sequence diagrams Activity diagrams Collaboration diagrams State chart diagrams Model management diagram Model management diagram gives a view how different application modules are managed . Business validations of a project are of very dynamic nature. They are used to show dynamic structure of an applicatio n. Figure 1. grouped and classified. Payment and common routines are grouped and organized. Let’s try to understand what does a dynamic structure of a project means. This is a dynamic nature of the project. 4.4) Deployment diagrams Behavior diagram UML gives us five Behavior diagram.6: . And your software will change the invoice object from one state to other state. Page 24 of 215 . For instance an invoice can have lot of states for instance open invoice. For instance the below figure shows how Accounting. 5. 1. closed invoice and paid invoice. In UML to represent this kind of dynamic nature there are five diagrams.Project behavior in action The above figure shows how the invoice section moves dynamically by making transition from one state to other state. 2. 3.

Subsystems 3. elements of analysis and design.Model Management diagram in action UML provides three diagrams by which we can get the Model Management view. Page 25 of 215 . Often used to indicate the conditions for an event. Packages 2. Below are the three diagrams:1.Figure 1. Especially useful in complex structures-ofstructures or component-based design.7: . Models Overall Explanation of the UML diagrams Class diagram Use to show real-world entities. such as a test or an operatio n call Composite structure diagram Use to show the how something is made. or implementation classes and their relationships Object diagram Use to show a specific or illustrative example of objects and their links.

Component diagram Use to show organization and relationships among the system deliverables Package diagram Use to organize model elements and show dependencies among them Activity diagram Use to the show data flow and/ or the control flow of a behavior Captures workflow among cooperating objects Use case diagram Use to show the services that actors can request from a system in actor and role form.Deployment diagram Use to show the run-time architecture of the system. the hardware platforms. Communication diagram Use to focus on the messages between a group of objects and the underlying relationship of the objects Timing diagram Use to show changes and their relationship to clock times in real-time or embedded Systems work Which diagram is important In above section we have seen the basic definitions of all the UML diagrams. and software environments (like operating systems and virtual machines). State machine diagram / Protocol state machine diagram Use to show the life cycle of a particular object. software artifacts (deliverable or running software items).action scenarios (seque nces of behavior) for the same collaboration (a set of elements working together to accomplish a goal) Sequence diagram Use to focus on message exchange between a group of objects and the order of the messages. But in real projects we do not draw all the diagrams instead we look towards the complexity of the project or necessity of the project and accordingly we decide the diagrams and then Page 26 of 215 . Overview diagram Use to show many different inter. or the sequences an object goes through or that an interface must support.

Actors are stake holders of the system.diagrams are added to the technical document or the requirement document. The best way to identify a use case is by extracting verbs of the requirement document given by the end customer. In the below example we have Ticket Reservation system here travel agent is a actor who is using reserving ticket application and booking a ticket. For example Travel Company’s director wants to book ticket. For instance in an accounting application accountant forms as an actor and for the same accounting application we have cashier and charted accountant as another form of actors for the system. It basically defines verbs of the system. Actors and Goals Every use case will have the below two components actors and goals. Let’s try to understand in detail the two basic diagram used in the project. Stake holders provide requirement to your project and oppose in case of any issues. But the diagram does not show the details of the goals. So booking. cancel ticket. Page 27 of 215 . Normally software users are the actors. canceling and refunding of a ticket are goals performed by an actor.This actor actually initiates the use case on the system. • Secondary Actor:-While Secondary Actor contacts other actors or use cases to meet the Primary Actor’s goal. The figure below shows the diagrammatic view to represent relationship between actors and goals. So basically it defines the actions of the user in the system. There are two types of actors:• Primary Actor:. refund ticket done by the system. canceling a ticket and refunding a ticket. The first one is the Use case diagram and explained as the follows Use case diagram over view It’s a user functionality which the user wants to be completed by the system. So in this book we will use two basic diagrams extensively:• Use case diagrams • Class diagrams The other diagram will be used if required and their respective explanation will be provided at the same time. Every actor has goal to perform when using the system.

• Use case name:.In order to identify particular use case we do unique numbering to it like UC001.Figure 1. But in case of “View booking” use case the travel agent acts as a secondary actor and the director as a primary actor. • Primary actor:-Primary Actor is nothing but the user who actually initiates the goal. For example in a travel agency the director sees the report booking done by customers. UC002 or QUEST POND 001. So let’s understand every section of the template.It is a particular action taken by the user on the system or task get done from the system in the form such as booking a ticket. But he is not interested in making a booking as that’s the work of the travel agent. • Use case: . • Description:-It basically describes the details of a user case in a textual form. Detail Explanation of the Use Case template Below is the use case template which we will be using in most of our project. So in “Make booking” use case the travel agent acts as a primary actor and the director as the secondary actor. Canceling a ticket etc in actual which represents an action. Page 28 of 215 . In the next section we will go through a use case template which we will use in most of the project.8:. So here the director acts as a primary actor who is fully interested in how much booking is done over a period of time.Actors and Goals in action So for the same we need to document it using use case documents which is explained in the coming section. QUEST POND 002 etc as there are N number of use cases in a project. Use case templates can be used to expand on the above diagram in more detail manner.

Note and open issues: .• • • • • • Trigger:. details of the customer etc. For example from where does • Page 29 of 215 .Some pending task about the use case which the customer needs to make more clarification. The main scenario and the alternate scenario have many steps in common but with a slight difference. Assumptions: . For example the ticket is printed successfully. o Travel agent goes to the ticket booking form. o Travel agent goes to the ticket booking form and enters the ticket number. For instance below is the alternate scenario step which is different than the main scenario:o Travel agent logs in to the system.Things which makes use case starts through an actor is called Trigger. Failed end conditions:-This state signifies when the use case will fail.Alternate scenarios are steps which have a slight different flow other than the main scenario. For example user starts the application. Main scenario:-It describes the basic step which should be executed by the user. o Finally he adds the ticket to the system and prints the ticket.These are assumptions which we define for the system. Actions : . Pre-condition:. For instance below steps show the main scenario steps :o Travel agent logs in to the system. Travel routes of the customer. o He enters Ticket Number. • Success scenario:-Success scenarios indicate when this use case is successful.This is the basic action by which the main scenario of the use case starts such as login onto the system or to make booking of tickets we actually perform actions like click on Login----File----New----Booking menu which in return opens the page of booking section. o Once the changes are done the travel agent updates the information and prints out the ticket. • Alternate scenario: . email is sent to the customer etc etc. For when User Id and Password is not proper id displayed on the Login screen it signifies login failed condition. o Travel agent makes changes to the existing information. o Travel agent is then popped with all details regarding the ticket booking.These are conditions in a use case to be considered as prerequirements such as to book a air ticket we need to have server connection and also we have to validate in to the system then only the actor can book a ticket for the customer.

greeting cards and cassettes always have to execute the check credit card (common use case). Included and extended are the types of use cases which can be used to club together such common sequences.com project and uses the Included use case in the form of “check credit cards” for customers. is it directly from the customer itself or from the traveling agency. Let’s try to understand the following example of a customer where he orders the flowers.In every project we have use case documents as a part of requirement gathering. Included and Extended use case In use cases we come across identical sequences between the actors and the system if such kind of common sequence is not identified in use case document it can lead to redundancy in the project.exactly the booking of air tickets happens. So here flowers. Because the requirement document trickles down to the technical document which can lead to lot of redundancy coding. Included use case:-Below figure shows the included use case in an shoppingmall. So once you go through those use case you will have good understanding of the same.Use Case template Note: . Figure 1. greeting cards and cassettes but the payment is always done through the credit card. So we make the check credit card use case as an included use case. Page 30 of 215 .9:.

11: .Included Use case in action This kind of common interaction can be put in a common use case and called whenever needed.Extended Use Case Page 31 of 215 . For instance you have to add a new customer and then you can also update a customer. Figure 1. So update customer use case is an Extension of add new customer use case.Figure 1.10:. Extended use case system:-While writing use case it is possible to have multiple version of the same use case.

In order to associate them we need to draw the arrowed lines between the classes as shown in the below figure.This is the first section or top most section of the Class which represents the name of the Class (clsCustomer). Class defines the static structure of the project.Three sections of the class In the previous section we have seen what basically the class is. A class represents family of an object.Class is basically prototype which helps us create objects. a module named ‘customer detail’ cannot be completed by customer class in order to complete the whole module we need customer class. phone class in short there is relationship between the classes.12: . Now in the next section we will have a look on Association relationship between these classes Associations in Class diagrams A single Class cannot represent the whole module in a project so we need one or more classes to represent a module.This section carries operation or method to act on the attributes. Figure 1. Let’s try to understand according to the numbering:• Class name:. In the below figure you can see how the class diagram looks. • Attributes:. Basically there are three important sections which are numbered as shown in the below. For instance.This is the second section or the middle section of the class which represents the properties of the system.Differentiate between Included use case and extended use cases? If you need to deliver the use case with the base use case then it will form an included use case type of relationship. By using Class we can create uniform objects. Class diagram In this book for all projects the other diagram that will be extensively used is the class diagram. So by grouping and relating between the classes we create module and these are termed as Association. The one thing in common is that they have some common steps in sequence. • Methods: . address class. Page 32 of 215 . But if use case can be delivered later and have steps in common then its base use case forms an Extended use case type of relationship.

In case payment class using the order class then the marked arrow should be right to left showing the direction of the flow. (0….If you look at the right hand side the (1….Direction signs in UML Multiplicity Multiplicity can be termed as classes having multiple associations or one class can be linked to instances of many other classes. If you look at the below figure the customer class is basically associated with the address class and also observes the notations (*. Page 33 of 215 . we can see Order class and the Payment class and arrowed line showing relationship that order class is paid using payment class in other words order class is going to be used by payment class to pay the order. Figure 1.*) as shown in below figure.*) notation indicates that at least one or many instance of the address class can be present in the customer class.*) notation indicating that address class can exist without or many customer class can link him.14:.*).13:. Note: ‘*’ means “many” where as ‘(0.In this figure. The left to right marked arrow basically shows the flow that order class uses the payment class. 0 and 1). 1)’ means “(zero or at least one)” respectively. In order to represent multiplicity of classes we have to show notations like (1….Order is paid by Payments class There are four signs showing the flow:- Figure 1. Now towards left hand side we have (0….

In this case. In the same figure we have defined second Association between the department and the Professor. You can see the figure below for more details.Figure 1. Note: .15: . The university cannot exist without department which means that university will be closed as the department is closed. department class and the Professor Class. Page 34 of 215 .Multiplicity in Classes Aggregation and composition In this Association there are two types mainly Aggregation Association and Composition Association. For example in the below figure we have three classes university class.The filled diamond represents the aggregation and the empty diamond represents the composition. In other words lifetime of the university depend on the lifetime of department. Aggregation Association signifies that the whole object can exist without the Aggregated Object. if the professor leaves the department still the department continues in other words department is not dependent on the professor this is called as Composition Association.

Figure 1.Figure 1.17: .Aggregation and composition in action Composite structure diagram When we try to show Aggregation and Composition in a complete project the diagram becomes very complicated so in order to keep it simple we can use Composite structure diagram. In the below figure we have shown two diagrams one is normal diagram other is Composite structure diagram and the simplicity can easily be identified.16: . In the composite diagram the aggregated classes are self contained in the main class which makes it simpler to read.Composite Structure diagram Page 35 of 215 .

All phone types have phone number as a generalized property but depending upon landline or mobile you can have wired or simcard connectivity as specialized property.Reflexive associations In many scenarios you need to show that two instances of the same class are associated with each other and this scenario is termed as Reflexive Association.18: . Figure 1. For instance in the below figure shows Reflexive Association in the real project. corporate office or Regional office. In this diagram the clsphone represent Generalization whereas clslandline and clsmobile represents specialization. Here you can see customer class has multiple address class and addresses can be a Head office. In many instance you will see some of the classes have same properties and operation these classes are called super class and later you can inherit from super class and make sub classes which have their own custom properties. Page 36 of 215 . In the below figure there are three classes to show Generalization and Specialization relationship.Reflexive association Generalization and specialization In Generalization and Specialization we define the parent-child relationship between the classes. One of the address objects is Head office and we have linked the address object to show Reflexive Association relatio nship. This is the way we can read the diagram Regional address object is blocked by zero or one instance of Head office object.

It was an attempt to overcome difficulties associated with lines of code as a measure of software size. It is reproduced in this document with the permission of IFPUG. “The best way to understand any complicated system is breaking the system in to smaller subsystem and try to understand those smaller sub-systems . then later in 1983.” Function Point Analysis was developed first by Allan J. Introduction to Function Points “This document contains material which has been extracted from the IFPUG Counting Practices Manual. several versions of the Function Point Counting Practices Manual have been coming out. In 1984 Albrecht refined the method and since 1986.Figure 1. Please read this chapter again and again so that you do not have issues while going through the estimation sheets in every project.In all the projects in the book we will be using class diagram heavily. Albrecht in the mid 1970s.Generalization and Specialization Note: .19:. when the International Function Point User Group (IFPUG) was set up. Estimation in projects One of the important sections in any project is estimation. Page 37 of 215 . The method was first published in 1979. and to assist in developing a mechanism to predict effort associated with software development. In this book we will be using one of the most used estimation technology function points to do estimation. Any project started with out estimation means the software company has already decided to work for charity.

There are two types of major boundaries: • • Internal Application Boundary External Application Boundary I will state features of external application boundary. so that internal application boundary would be self explained. Page 38 of 215 .” Basics of Function Points Following are some terms used in FPA [Function Point analysis]. External Application Boundary can be identified using following litmus test: • Does it have or will have any other interface to maintain its data. EP must be self contained and leave the application in a consistent state. So Tax online interface has other interface to maintain its data which is not your scope. • The best litmus test is to ask yourself do you have full access over the system. Software application is combination of set of elementary processes. then total up all the subsystem estimate to come up with final estimate. Application Boundary The first step in FPA is defining boundary.In Function Point you break complicated huge system into smaller systems and estimate those smaller pieces. These maintenance screens are used internally by the Tax department. Example: Your Company is developing an “Accounts Application” and at the end of accounting year. EP is smallest unit of activity that is meaningful to the user. which is not developed by you. Tax department has his own website where companies can connect and report there Tax transaction. Elementary Process As said in introduction FPA is breaking huge systems in to smaller pieces and analyzing them. • Does your program have to go through a third party API or layer? In order your application interacts with Tax Department Application probably your code have to interact through Tax Department API. you have to report to tax department. When elementary processes come together they form a software application. Tax department application has other maintenance and reporting screens been developed by tax software department. If you have full rights or command to change then its internal application boundary or else external application boundary. thus we can identify Tax website reporting as External Application.

Example Supplier database design will have tables like Supplier. Internal Logical Files (ILF) Following are points to be noted for ILF: • ILF are logically related data from user point of view. Transaction exported in export files in XML or any other standard. we can define elementary process as small units of self contained functionality from user perspective. The main difference between ILF and technical database is ILF is logical view and database is physical structure (Technical Design).So. • ILF can have maintenance screen or probably not. then FPA can go very misleading. Page 39 of 215 .Do not make a mistake of mapping one to one relationship between ILF and technical database design. Dynamic elementary process moves data from internal application boundary to external Application boundary or vice-versa.Note:-Elementary process is not necessarily completely independent or can exist by itself. but from ILF point of view its only Supplier. Display reports which can come from external application boundary and internal application boundary. Static elementary process maintains data of application either inside application boundary or in external application boundary. • They reside in Internal Application boundary and are maintained through elementary process of application. Caution: . Examples of static elementary process: • In a customer maintenance screen maintaining customer data is static elementary process. Dynamic and static elementary process There are two types of elementary process: • Dynamic Elementary process. Examples of dynamic elementary process: • • • Input data screen where user inputs data in to application. Data moves from the input screen inside application. • Static Elementary process. As logically they are all Supplier details. Elements of Function Points Following are the elements of FPA. Supplier Address. SupplierPhonenumbers.

Record Element Type (RET) Following are points to be noted for RET • RET are sub-group element data of ILF or EIF. Page 40 of 215 . Most probably with a parent child relationship. EIF is used only for reference purpose and are not maintained by internal application. Example: . • If there is no sub-group of ILF then count the ILF itself as one RET. Supplier Address and Supplier phone numbers are RET’s. EIF reside in external application boundary. EIF is maintained by external application.ILF logical relationship External Interface File (EIF) • • • • They are logically related data from user point of view.Figure 1. • A group of RET’s within ILF are logically related.Supplier had multiple addresses and every address can have multiple phone numbers (See detail image below which shows database diagrams).20: .So Supplier.

so does not qualifies for DET.ILF logical relationship Please note the whole database is one supplier ILF as all belong to one logical section. DET (Data element types) Following are the points to be noted for DET counting: • Each DET should be User recognizable. Supplierid field from user point of view never exists at all . So by default you will Page 41 of 215 .21:. it should be counted only once. So count each ILF or EIF read during process. • • File Type Reference (FTR) Following are points to be noted for FTR: • FTR is files or data referenced by a transaction. its only from software designing aspect. • FTR should be ILF or EIF. So “Supplierid_fk” in supplieraddress table is counted as DET. DET should not repeat in the same ILF again. DET should be non-recursive field in ILF.Figure 1. “Supplierid” does not qualifies as DET but its relationship in “supplieraddress” table is counted as DET. Same folds true for “Supplieraddressid_fk”. • If the EP is maintaining an ILF then count that as FTR. RET quantifies the relationship complexity of ILF and EIF. Count foreign keys as one DET. Example in the above given figure we have kept auto increment field (Supplierid) for primary key.

• Most of time User Screens will be EI.A calculator application does not maintain any data. External Input (EI) Following are points to be noted for EI: • It’s a dynamic elementary process [For definition see “Dynamic and Static Elementary Process” Section] in which data is received from external application boundary. External Output (EO) Following are points to be noted for EO: • It’s a dynamic elementary process in which derived data crosses from Internal Application Boundary to External Application Boundary. Derived data is not part of ILF or EIF. Derived data is not just mere retrieval but are combined with additional formulae to generate results. • Process should be the smallest unit of activity that is meaningful to end user in business. they are generated on fly. EQ does not update any ILF or EIF. EQ does not contain any derived data. but it’s not compulsory rule. Page 42 of 215 .Simple view functionality can also be counted as EQ. Example: . when data comes from User Interface to Internal Application. Derived data means any complex calculated data. Example: .always have one FTR in any EP. but still the screen of calculator will be counted as EI. but still should be counted as EI as it helps passing data from External Application Boundary to Internal Application Boundary. • EI may maintain ILF of the application.No hard and fast rules that only simple reports are EQ’s. In this EP some input request has to enter the application boundary. • EO can update an ILF or EIF. again no hard and fast rule. External Inquiry (EQ) Following are points to be noted for EQ: • • • • It’s a dynamic elementary process in which result data is retrieved from one or more ILF or EIF. Examp le: An import batch process running from command line does not have screen. EQ activity should be meaningful from user perspective. Simple reports form good base as EQ. Output results exits the application boundary.User Interaction Screens. EP is self contained and leaves the business in consistent state. • • • • • Note:. DET and processing logic is different from other EQ’s.

Data Communications How many communication facilities are there to aid in the transfer or exchange of information with the application or system? Rating 0 1 2 3 Description Application is pure batch processing or a standalone PC. They have derived data or formulae calculated data. General System Characteristic Section (GSC) This section is the most important section. Which means EQ is a simple report but EO can have complex derived data like sum. count. Application is batch but has remote data entry or remote Printing. Second Important difference is in EQ its non-derived data and EO has derived data.• • • EP is self contained and leaves the business in a consistent state. Application is batch but has remote data entry and remote Printing. They relate only to application. Application includes online data collection or TP (Teleprocessing) front end to a batch process or query system. like are you going to make it an N-Tier application. GSC gives us something called as VAF (Value Added Factor). Major difference between EO and EQ is that data passes across application boundary. Application is more than a front-end. Which later the external accounting software can import. Example: .So this ensures to us that we do not count EO’s twice.Exporting Accounts transaction to some external file format like XML or some other format. he normally will skip everything and come to GSC first.Data Communication 4 5 Distributed data processing Page 43 of 215 . DET is different from other EO’s. All the above discussed sections are counting Sections. These are external factors which affect the software a lot and also the cost of it. Application is more than a front-end. what's the Performance level the user is expecting etc these other factors are called GSC. But there are other things also to be considered while making software. but supports only one Type of TP communications protocol. summary etc. Table :. When you submit a function point to a client. There are 14 points considered to come out with VAF (Value Added factor) and its Associated rating table. and supports more than One type of TP communications protocol.

Processing deadline is for the next business day. Performance and design requirements were stated and Reviewed but no special actions were required. Distributed processing and data transfer are online and in Both directions. In addition. Table :. No special design for CPU utilizationwasrequired. In addition.Processingdeadlinerequirementswithi nterfacing systems Are constraining.Performance 3 4 5 Heavily used configuration How heavily used is the current hardware platform where the application will be executed? Rating Description Page 44 of 215 . development. then is transferred and processed on another component of the system (not for end-user Processing).Distributed data processing Performance Did the user require response time or throughput? Rating 0 1 2 Description No special performance requirements were stated by the User.Nospec ialdesignforCPU utilization was required. performance analysis tools were used in the design.How are distributed data and processing functions handled? Rating 0 1 2 3 4 5 Description Application does not aid the transfer of data or processing Function between compone nts of the system. Response time or through put is critical during all business hours. Distributed processing and data transfer are online and in One direction only. Processing functions are dynamically performed on the most Appropriate component of the system Table :. Application prepares data for end user processing on another component of the system such as PC spreadsheets and PC DBMS Data is prepared for transfer. stated user performance requirements are stringent enough to require performance analysis tasks in the Design phase. and/or implementation phases to meet The stated user performance requirements. Responsetimeorthroughputiscriticalduringpeakhours.

8% to15% of transactions is interactive data entry. weekly. quarterly. but are less restrictive than a typical application.Online data entry Page 45 of 215 . 16% to23% of transactions is interactive data entry.g. 1% to7% of transactions is interactive data entry. Some security or timing considerations are included.0 1 2 3 4 5 No explicit or implicit operational restrictions are included. Operational restrictions do exist. No special effort is needed to meet the Restrictions. seasonally.Transaction rate On-Line data entry What percentage of the information is entered On-Line? Rating 0 1 2 3 4 5 Description All transactions are processed in batch mode. monthly. Specific processor requirement for a specific piece of the Application is included. etc. Table :.? Rating Description 0 No peak transaction period is anticipated. Table :. in addition. require the use of performance ana lysis tools in the design. Table :.Heavily used configuration Transaction rate How frequently are transactions executed. daily. In addition. there are special constraints on the application in The distributed components of the system.. 1 Peak transaction period (e. Annually) is anticipated. 4 High transaction rate(s) stated by the user in the application requirements or service level agreements are high enough to Require performance analysis tasks in the design phase. 5 High transaction rate(s) stated by the user in the application requirem ents or service level agreements are high enough to require perform ance analysis tasks and. monthly. M orethan30% of transactions is interactive data entry. 24% to30% of transactions is interactive data entry. Development. Stated operation restrictions require special constraints on the application in the central processor or a dedicated Processor. and/or installation phases. 2 Weekly peak transaction period is anticipated. 3 Daily peak transaction period is anticipated.

One to three of the above. and other indicators Hard copy user documentation of online transactions Mouse interface Pop-up windows . count as four items) Multilingual support (supports more than two languages. use of templates). function keys.End user efficiency factor Description None of the above. dynamically generated menus) Menus Online help and documents Automated curs or movement Scrolling Remote printing(via online transactions) Preassigned function keys Batch jobs submitted from online transactions Cursor selection of screen data Heavy use of reverse video. but there are no specific user Requirements related to efficiency. Six or more of the above. Sr no 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 End-user Efficiency Factor Navigational aids(for example.user efficiency factors which govern how this point is rated. and stated requirements for end-user efficiency are strong enough to require use of special tools and processes to demonstrate that the objectives have been achieved. minimize keystrokes. Four to five of the above. Six or more of the above. Six or more of the above. maximize defaults. jumps. Table : End user efficiency Rating 0 1 2 3 4 5 On-Line update How many ILF’s are updated by On-Line transaction? Rating 0 Description None of the above. Table :. count as six items). and stated requirements for end-user efficiency are strong enough to require design tasks for human factors to be included (for example. colors underlining.As few screens as possible to accomplish a business function Bilingual support(supports two languages.End-user efficiency Was the application designed for end-user efficiency? There are seven end. highlighting. Page 46 of 215 .

Volume of updating I slow and recovery is easy. for example. multimedia. Highly automated recovery procedures With minimum operator intervention are included. Any two of the above. Any three of the above.Complex processing 5 Reusability Was the application developed to meet one or many user’s needs? Rating 0 1 2 Description No reusable code.Complex processing factor Rating 0 1 2 3 4 5 Description None of the above. Volume of updating is low and recovery easy. for example. or device independence Table :.1 2 3 4 5 Online update of one to three control files is included. Table :. All five of the above Table :. missing data values. Online update of major internal logical files is included. incomplete ATM transactions caused by TP interruption. or failed edits Complex processing to handle multiple input/output possibilities. high volumes bring cost considerations into the Recovery process. In addition. protection against data lost is essential and has been specially designed and programmed in the system. In addition.Online update Complex processing Does the application have extensive logical or mathematical processing? S r no 1 2 3 4 Complex Processing Factor Sensitive control(for example. Online update off our or more control files is included. Any one of the above. Less than 10% of the application considered Page 47 of 215 . special audit processing)and/or application specific security Processing Extensive logical processing Extensive mathematical processing Much exception processing resulting in incomplete transactions that must be processed again. Reusable code is used within the application. Any four of the above.

automated conversion and installation Tools were provided and tested. automated conversion and installation Tools were provided and tested. or all of the following items apply to the Application. Ten percent (10%) or more of the application considered more than one user's needs. and conversion and installation guides were provided And tested. 1 No special considerations were stated by the user but special setup is required for installation. 2 Conversion and installation requirements were stated by the user and conversion and installation guides were provided and tested.3 4 5 more than one user's needs. The impact of conversion on the project is Considered to be important. and no special setup is required for installation. Select all that apply. One. back up. Table : Installation ease Operational ease How effective and/or automated are start-up. some. except as Page 48 of 215 . 4 In addition to 2 above. and recovery procedures? Rating 0 1-4 Description No special operational considerations so other than the normal Back.reusability Installation ease How difficult is conversion and installation Description Rating 0 No special considerations were stated by the user. The application was specifically packaged and/or documented to ease re-use. 3 Conversion and installation requirements were stated by the user. and the application is customized by the user at source code level. The application was specifically packaged and/or documented to ease re-use. and the application is customized for use by means of user parameter maintenance. Table :.up procedures were stated by the user. Each item has a point Value of one. 5 In addition to 3 above. The impact of conversion on the project is not considered to be important.

Automatic error recovery is a feature Of the application. The application minimizes the need for tape mounts. back-up. and the application is designed to operate only under identical Hardware and software environments. and recovery processes were Provided.Multiple sites Facilitate change Was the application specifically designed. developed. Effective start. 5 Documentation and support plan are provided and tested to support the application at multiple sites and the application is as described by 3. Page 49 of 215 .up. Table: . 1 Needs of multiple sites were considered in the design. back-up. and the application is designed to operate under different Hardware and or software environments. The application minimizes the need for paper handling. and supported to be installed at multiple sites for multiple organizations? Description Rating 0 User requirements do not require considering the needs of More than one user/installation site. developed. and/or logic applied to only one internal logical file (count as one item). but operator intervention is required. 4 Documentation and support plan are provided and tested to support the application at multiple sites and the application is as described by 1 or 2.operational ease Multiple sites Was the application specifically designed. and supported to facilitate change?. and recovery processes were provided. but no operator intervention is required(count as Two items). for example. Effective start. The following characteristic s can apply for the application Sr no 0 1 Facilitate factors None of above Flexible query and report facility is provided that can handle simple requests. and the application is designed to operate only under similar Hardware and or software environments. The application is designed for unattended operation. Unattended operation means no operator intervention is required to operate the system other than to startup or shutdown the application.up. Table :. 2 Needs of multiple sites were considered in the design. 3 Needs of multiple sites were considered in the design.5 noted otherwise.

Any one of the above.GSC has not been accepted in software industry widely. EI Rating Table FTR Less than 2 Equal to 2 Greater than 2 Data Elements 1to 4 3 3 4 5 to 15 3 4 4 Greater than 15 4 6 6 Table :.Then VAF is calculated from the equation below:VAF = 0. Any four of the above.2 3 4 5 Flexible query and report facility is provided that can handle requests of average complexity for example. Any two of the above.Facilitate change All the above GSC are rated from 0-5. for example. Rating 0 1 2 3 4 5 Note: . Any three of the above. Business control data is kept in tables that are maintained by the user with online interactive Processes and the changes take effect immediately (count as two items) Table : Facilitate change factors Description None of the above. ISO has also removed GSC from its books and only kept unadjusted function points as the base for measurement.EI rating table Page 50 of 215 . Many software companies use Unadjusted Function point rather than adjusted.65 + ((sum of all GSC factor)/100). Read GSC acceptance in software industry Rating Tables for All elements of Function Points Below shown are look up tables which will be referred during counting. and/or logic combinations on one or more internal logical files (count as three items). Flexible query and report facility is provided that can handle complex requests. Business control data is kept in tables that are maintained by the user with online interactive Processes. and/or logic applied to more than one internal logical file (count as two items). but changes take effect only on the next business day. All five of the above Table :.

We have provided a excel template for estimation. EO Rating Table FTR Less than 2 2 or 3 Greater than 2 Data Elements 1 to 5 4 4 5 6 to 19 4 5 7 Greater than 19 5 7 7 Table :. These tables will be there before us when we are doing function point count. You can also see the video of how to use the estimation sheet which will automate your estimation to a great extent. Example.EO rating table EQ Rating Table FTR Less than 2 2 or 3 Greater than 2 Data Elements 1 to 5 6 to 19 3 3 3 4 4 6 Table :. The best is put these values in Excel with formulae so that you have to only put quantity in the appropriate section and you get the final value. then this should be the FP (Function Point). then the Function Point count is 6. The rest down tables also show the same things.ILF rating table. if your DET count (Data Ele ment) and FTR (File Type Reference) exceed these limits. Note :.This table says that in any EI (External Input). Page 51 of 215 .EQ rating table Greater than 19 4 6 6 ILF Rating Table RET 1 RET 2 to 5 Greater than 6 EIF Rating Table RET 1 RET 2 to 5 Greater than 6 Data Elements 1 to 19 7 7 10 20 to 50 7 10 15 51 or more 10 15 15 51 or more 7 10 10 1 to 19 20 to 50 5 5 5 7 7 10 Table :. if your DET (data element) exceeds >15 and FTR (File Type Reference) is greater than 2.

RET. • After putting the customer code and Customer name. • Customer will have add. DET. • Every Customer can have multiple addresses. EIF. make the calculation of adjusted function point. • Credit Card check is a external system. Finally. Following is the scope of the customer screen:• Customer screen will be as shown below.65 + (sum of all GSC factor/ 100). Page 52 of 215 . update functionality. Then put rating values 0 to 5 to all 14 GSC. EI. On basis of performance factor. This is also called as "Performance factor". Adding total of all 14 GSC to come out with total VAF. you can calculate Man/Days Let’s try to implement these details in a sample customer project. FTR (this is basically all sections discussed above): This whole FP count will be called as "unadjusted function point". They will be verified credit card check. Make estimation how many function points you will do per day. Formula for VAF = 0. • • • • • Counting the ILF.Steps to Count Function Points This section will discuss the practical way of counting the FP and coming out with a Man/Days on a project. So we will just scope what the customer GUI is all about. EQ. Formula: Total function point = VAF * Unadjusted function point. Sample Customer Project We will be evaluating the customer GUI.

22 Custom screen There is one ILF in the above screen: • The customer ILF. • ILF reside in Internal Application boundary and are maintained through Elementary process of application. • Credit Card System Following the ILF counting rules • ILF are logically related data from user point of view. the address list box. Customer resides in inside application boundary as we have full access over it. Customer and Customer addresses belong logically to customer category.1. all text boxes. There is only one RET.Figure:. So according to the above ILF ranking table Number of DET 9 Number of RET 1 Total function 7 Table :. all add and update buttons. check box active. There is one EIF in the above form. the customer addresses.ILF for the customer Page 53 of 215 . even the credit check button. So hence goes the counting below for ILF ILF Customer Description There are total 9 DETs.

check box active. but it’s not compulsory rule. There are 3 FTRs. Note this file is only referenced for credit card check.EI for the add customer EI Update Customer Description Number of DET Number of RET Page 54 of 215 . one is the address and the second is the credit card information and third is customer himself.Looking at the above rating table the total FP is 5. So according to the above ranking table Number of RET 1 1 Total function 5 Table :. Customer detail is received from external boundary that is customer input screen. even the credit check button. • So there are two EI one for Add and one from update. EI Credit Card Information Number of DET Description The credit card information referenced is EIF. And RET 0. There's only one textbox credit card number and hence one DET is put in the side column. In this sample project Customer ILF is maintained. the address list box. all text boxes. So according to the above ranking table Number of DET Number of FTR 9 3 Total function 6 Table :.EIF lie outside the application boundary.EI for the customer Following EIF rules define in the previous sections: • It’s a dynamic elementary process [For definition see “Dynamic and Static Elementary Process” Section] in which data is received from external Application boundary. • EI may maintain ILF of the application. It is two because processing logic for add and update is different. all add and update buttons. EI Add Customer Description There are total 9 DETs.

and DELETE). Credit card check process can be complex as the credit card API complexity is still not known. The customer code is inputted from the same screen. Look for RET counting rules defined in previous section. Note if there are no RET we count default as one. all text boxes. So according to the above ranking table Number of DET 1 Number of RET 1 Total function 4 Table :. check box active. one is the address and the second is the credit card information and third is customer himself.There are total 9 DETs. EO check credit card Description One DET Credit Card number and one RET credit card itself. But later when some refers to your FP sheet he will be completely lost.This is not fair as it just shows laziness of the Cost estimation team.EO to check the credit card Following are rules to recognize EQ: • It’s a dynamic elementary process in which result data is retrieved from one or more ILF or EIF. even the credit check button. • Output results exits the application boundary. There are 3 FTRs. Here the customer screen has add and update. all add and update buttons. • In this EP some input request has to enter the application boundary. For editing the customer we will need to retrieve the customer details. I can say the 2 * 6 that's = 12 FP for this EI customer. the address list box. So according to the above ranking table 9 3 Total function 6 Table :.EI for the update customer While counting EI I have seen many people multiplying it by 3. UPDATE. Following are rules to recognize EO : • Data should cross application boundary and it should involve complex logic. Data that is credit card information crosses from credit card system to Customer system.That means we are going to do all CRUD functionality (ADD. The customer details is displayed Page 55 of 215 .

• while the customer is editing the customer data. Language we will use.Please note we have said this as Unadjusted functio n as we have not accounted other variance factor of project (Programmers leaving job. The above customer data which is displayed does not contain any complex calculations. we have to calculate and tabulate the GSC and come out with the VAF. what architecture etc etc). let’s add the total function point got from above tables: Function Point Section Name Counted ILF Customer EO Credit Card check system 4 EIF credit card information 5 EI Customer (Add and 12 update) EQ display customer edit 3 information Total Unadjusted 31 Function Points Table :.EQ to display customer edit So now. EQ Display Customer Edit Information Description There are 5 DETs to be retrieved Customer Code. Active. GSC Data communications Distributed data processing Performance Heavily used configuration Transaction rate On-Line data entry End-user efficiency On-Line update Value(0-5) 1 1 4 0 1 0 4 0 Page 56 of 215 . Credit Card number. Only customer details and customer address will be referenced. Number of DET Number of FTR 5 2 So according to the above ranking table Total function 3 Table :. Customer Address. Customer Name. EQ does not contain any derived data.Total of all function point So unadjusted function point comes to 31. In order to make it adjusted function point.

Phase Requirements Design Phase Coding Page 57 of 215 . Calculating the Adjusted FP = VAF * Total unadjusted FP = 0. Design documents. we say that we will complete 3 FP per day that is 9 working days. But as said it up to the project manager to change according to scenarios. Percentage distribution effort 10% of total effort 20% of total effort Total effort given by unadjusted FP Testing 10% of total effort Table :.87 * 31 = 26. But for Prototyping models in addition to the documents above we will also need to deliver the Rough prototype. This factor affects the whole FP like anything.Ok now from the above function point estimation the estimation is 9 days let’s try to divide it across all phases. Example for waterfall model we will have Requirement documents.97 = rounded to 27 FP. the whole customer GUI is of 9 working days (Note do not consider Saturday and Sundays in this). implementation (coding) and testing .Complex processing 0 Reusability 3 Installation ease 4 Operational ease 4 Multiple sites 0 Facilitate change 0 Total 22 Table :. The main intention of introducing this section is because estimations are heavily affected by which software life cycle you follow. be very particular with this factor. For build and fix model we will not deliver any of the documents and the only document delivered will be source code. Now calculating the Efficiency factor.65 + ((sum of all GSC factor)/100). design.65 + (22/100) = 0. = 0.Phase wise distribution of effort The above sample is total 100 % distribution of effort across various phases.In what way the estimation has to divide across all deliverables is all up to the project manager and his plans. Source code and testing plans. So according to SDLC model deliverables change and hence the quotatio n. So. That’s why programmer works at night. We will divide the estimation across requirement.87. Now we know that the complete FP for the customer GUI is 27 FP. So now. Because deliverables change according to SLDC model the project manager chooses for the project. I know upper manager people will say make it 7 FP per day and over load the programmer. Considering SDLC (System Development Life Cycle) Before reading this section please refers to different SDLC cycles in previous chapters.GSC VAF = 0.

Phase Percentage distribution effort 10 % of total effort 20 % of total effort 100 % as given by the unadjusted FP 10 % of total effort Distribution of man/ days across phases 0.Phase wise effort distribution of man days The above table shows the division of project man/days across project. But for execution we have taken the 100 % of the man days derived from unadjusted FP.2. The upper quotation format is in its simplest format.9 days 12.aspx?pid=templates has good collection of decent temp lates. Every company has his quotation format accordingly. Total number of Test Cases = (Function Point) raised to power of 1.2 * Function Points 20-25 % of total effort can be allocated to testing phase. Final Estimation One programmer will sit on the project with around 1000 $ salary / Month. XYZ SOFTWARE COMPANY Page 58 of 215 . Use case points .9 days 1.8 days 9 Days Requirements Design Phase Coding Testing Total 0. So no hard and fast rule of quotation template. SMC) gives you total estimation of execution and not for other activities like documentation etc. Number of Acceptance Test Cases = 1. So his 12. Test cases are non-deterministic. So we have allocated total man days derived from unadjusted FP in coding and then percentage of it is distributed across other phases.6 Days Table :. Now let’s put down the final quotation.com/mac/resources/ templates. Just a small comment about test cases.microsoft. Any estimation technology (COCOMO. That means if test passes it takes “X” amount of time and if it does not then to amend it take “Y” amount of time etc etc.This is as suggested from caper Jones.6 days salary comes to 290 dollars approx. But still if interested http://www. One of the important point to note is the estimation derived from unadjusted FP is 9 days and percentage of that man days is distributed across the total SDLC cycle. FP .

ISO has also adopted function point as unit of measurement.65 + (GS/100). This free E-book basically explains in detail manner other estimation technology widely used in projects. Most of the software companies do not use GSC. In this experiment we will assume UAFP = 120 and then lot graph with GSC increment of five.20090DATAENTRY Quantity Description Discount Taxable Total 1 Customer Project 0% 0% 466 dollars Quotation Valid for 100 days Goods delivery date with in 25 days of half payment Quotation Prepared by: . Table – Final bill CustomerSampleFP. FP 78 84 90 96 102 108 114 120 126 132 138 144 150 156 GSC 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 Page 59 of 215 .In this book we have shipped a complete book “How to prepare software Quotation”. So the formulae is VAF = 0.To: TNC Limited. Quotation number: 90 Date: 1/1/2004 Customer ID: Z. Note: . Western road 17. AFP. Here’s the table with every five incremental values in formulae and plot. GSC and VAF. rather than they base line UAFP or construct there own table depending on company project history. GSC Acceptance in Software industry GSC factors have been always a controversial topic.XYZ estimation department Approved by :. California.xls is provided with the CD which has all estimation details which you can refer for practical approach. but they also use UAFP rather than AFP.SPEG department XYZ. Let’s do a small experiment to view relationship between FP.

e. Page 60 of 215 .23:. half of 70. GSC is applied throughout FP even when some GSC does not apply to whole function points.65? There are fourteen GSC factor from zero to five. It also captures that nature of complexity is linear. So the maximum value of VAF = 0. Readers must be wondering why 0.65” is required. So the graph starts from UAFP*0. • When GSC > 35 then AFP > UAFP.35. That means complexity increases. • When GSC < 35 then AFP < UAFP. • If the GSC value is zero then VAF is 0. But following is the main problem related to GSC.e.162 70 Table :.FP versus VAF The following are the observation from the table and plot:• Graph is linear. In order that VAF does not have any affect i.35 when GSC is 35 to complete the one factor “0. So in order to complete value “1” value “0. That means complexity decreases.65” is taken.65 + (70/100) = 1.GSC acceptance Figure 1. Here’s the example to demonstrate GSC problem.65. VAF will be one when GSC is 35 i.GSC = 35 AFP = UAFP. So the VAF = 1. UAFP = FP VAF should be one. Note value is 0.65.

So the FP = 100 * 0. GSC with installation ease with ZERO GSC Value(0-5) Data communications 1 Distributed data processing 1 Performance 4 Heavily used configuration 0 Transaction rate 1 On-Line data entry 0 End-user efficiency 4 On-Line update 0 Complex processing 0 Reusability 3 Installation ease 0 Operational ease 4 Multiple sites 0 Facilitate change 0 Total 18 Table : GSC with installation ease zero VAF = 0.Let’s take 11th GSC factor “installation ease”.83. But later the client demanded for full blown installation for the project with auto updating when new version is released.83 = 83 Function Points.65 + (18/100) = 0. The project is of 100 UAFP and there is no consideration of installation previously by client so the 11th factor is zero. So we change out GSC table with installation ease to 5. GSC with installation eases “5” GSC with installation ease with FIVE GSC Value(0-5) Data communications 1 Distributed data processing 1 Performance 4 Heavily used configuration 0 Transaction rate 1 On-Line data entry 0 End-user efficiency 4 On-Line update 0 Complex processing 0 Reusability 3 Installation ease 5 Operational ease 4 Multiple sites 0 Facilitate change 0 Total 23 Page 61 of 215 .

Believe me programmers get pissed if the customer is changing his plans every fortnight. very enthusiastic.88 so the FP = 100 * 0. Total Function points = [UFPB + ADD + CHGA] – [CHGB – DELFP] Page 62 of 215 . In one of our huge projects we had good programmers. but if they ever estimator has to take note of it by counting the deleted elementary process. The difference is of only 5 FP which from no way a proper effort estimate. It’s rare that customer removes functio nalities (at least in India). The project started of well but customer called ten times in a day to change something or other. CHGA: . FTR.65 + (23/100) = 0. Example previously the application was desktop and now is changed to web so the GSC factor is affected. EI. it time to count total Function points of the application.When CR is for removing some functionality this value is counted. Well from this book point of view we have to evaluate this changes which can be addition or deletion of requirements. ILF. EO and EQ which are affected. Best ways is baseline you’re UAFP and make your estimation on base of UAFP.Function points which are affected due to CR.GSC with Installation ease 5 So VAF = 0. VAFB: . VAFA: .88 = 88. So that’s the reason GSC is not accepted in software industry. Do not count elements which are not affected. Function point group has come out with a methodology called as “Enhancement Function Points”.Again removal affects Value added factor.This is VAF factor which is because of CR.This is new function points added. To make an auto updation for a software versioning can no way be done in 5 function points . This value is achieved by counting all new EP (Elementary process) given in change request. Once we are through with calculating enhanced function points. deleting the old version . updating any database structure changes etc etc. Enhancement Function Points Major software project fail not because of programmer’s or project managers but due to moody and changing customers. DELFP: . Down is the formulae Formulae of EFP (Enhanced Function Points) = (ADD + CHGA) * VAFA + (DELFP) * VAFB ADD: .Table :. This value is achieved by counting all DET. just think downloading new version.

EI and GSC serves as an entry she et for all the necessary inputs. We also input how much FP a programmer can complete in one day.Function points previously counted before enhancement. CR (Change request) is covered in more detail in Change request chapter. Figure 1.These columns are pulled from individual ILF. In both Jobsite and chat application you can find the estimation sheet. This depends on what kind of programmer are you recruiting on the project.Different sections in FP template The main Action takes place in total estimation sheet.Changed function points counted after enhancements.Changed function points before enhancements.Newly added functionality which leads to new function points after enhancements. EI. Please refer the function point chapter in case you have doubts regarding what is EI. EQ. EQ etc. ADD: . DELFP: . EQ and EI. EIF. Let’s try to understand in numbered fashion what exactly the sheet means:1 . When you open the sheet you can see the below section as shown in figure below. EIF. Function point template explanation In order to use FP in our project in easy fashion we will be using function point excel template to automate our estimation. 4 .Based on GSC we get the total adjusted function points. 2 .This column (Unadjusted function points) is the total of ILF. EO.25 :. EO and EQ sheets. EO.ILF. CHGB: .Deleted function points. EO. Page 63 of 215 .UFPB: . 3 . Below is the image snippet which shows the various sections in the total estimation sheet.GSC is the total of all GSC section from the GSC sheet. CHGA: . EIF. Enhancement function points is not covered from practical angle in this book and is left to the user’s as exercise. For instance if you have seniors in your project then you can enter probably 2 FP per day as seniors will be more productive. Total Estimation has the full consolidation of the estimation.

You can also watch the video explanation of the FunctionPoint Template from the CD.5 . This free E-book basically explains in detail manner other estimation technology widely used in projects.26:. 7 . test and test. This is basically an address application.Here we distribute percentage wise man days according to the SDLC phases. 6 .Based on number of developers defined in 6 we get project schedule which is nothing but Total Man day divided by number of developers. But one important point to be noted is the total FP is nothing but the execution phase of the project. The below action is when user updates the address. So we need to assign 100 % to execution and from that 100 % we take whatever percentage and distribute it to the other phases. Below is the simple paste of a sample. Page 64 of 215 . Figure 1. All the professional projects in this CD have a test plan at the end. In this book we have shipped a complete book “How to prepare software Quotation”. So basically we define steps with pass and failed conditions.In this column we define how many developers will be working on the project.Total Estimation Template Note: . Testing Document The success of every project is test.

Failed condition o The system is not able to update the address data. To understand how OOP practices enable us to write better. along with it grew the maintenance nightmare. Address details will be displayed on the textboxes above.All the professional projects in this book will all have the above documentation in project folder. easy management of software complexity etc. Also. team-development. o Press Update button Passed condition o System should save the changed information and display the newly entered data in the grid below. eliminate redundant code. For example. Chapter 2 OOPs Primer Why OOPs Object oriented programming enables programmers define not only the data. That means every professional project will have use case document . o Change some information in all the three fields. The next big problem with procedural programming was with respect to reusability. we need to understand some of the fundamental aspects of OOP. But as the program grew in size. It was very difficult to write truly reusable code. but also its associated behaviors/functions that can be applied to the data. Team development was not truly achievable. It also enables programmers to create relationships between one object and another. with minimum maintenance.Update Address Steps for the test: o Start the Address book application o Select one of the addresses from the address data grid. estimation and a technical document. maintainable software. test plan . Page 65 of 215 . since the modules were tightly integrated changes in one part of the module inadvertently breaks the other part. So why OOP? OOPs facilitates code reuse. objects can inherit characteristics from other objects. Note :. To understand the importance of OOP we need to first understand the problem with procedural/structural programming practices. Procedural programming was suitable for small projects.

An object is an instance of a class. So. a class serves as a blueprint for similar type of object.g. Below is how practically encapsulation and inheritance is implemented in C#. This is one way to achieve reusability in OOP. Classes and Objects The class represents or defines the common characteristics/attributes of an object of a particular type. public class clsJobSeeker : clsUser { private string _JobSeekerName. we need to be familiar with some of the terms programmers frequently use while developing object oriented software.Fundamentals of OOPS To understand the fundamentals of OOPS. Classes are also known as “Abstract Data Type or ADT”. For e.e.. It is a representation of a real world thing. you might want to define a class of “Person”. A class is made up of attributes and behavior. the parent class implementation is often visible to the subclasses. representing a complex problem in simple terms. Classes provides a mechanism to abstract the required attributes such as first name.g. last name.g. We have some common behaviors like walking. This type of reuse is often called white-box reuse. Attributes are defined in terms of member variables and behavior is expressed in terms of function. The purpose is to reveal as little as possible about the inner workings of the class. For e. For e. Encapsulation(or Information Hiding) Encapsulation is a technique where data and its associated behaviors(function) are wrapped in a single unit (Class). a “car” is an automobile. In this case the “automobile” is called the base class and “car” is called as derived class or inherited class. Object can have both attributes/data and behaviors. Page 66 of 215 . address etc. The private key shows how the complication is hidden from the external world. Inheritance models “is-a” relationship. The data is hidden from the outside word. This term refers to the fact that with inheritance. The “:” says that clsJobSeeker is the child of clsUser class and that’s how we define inheritance in C#. You. talking etc. Every person will share some common characteristics/attributes like first name. We share some common attributes like we both have a first name. me are instance of the “Person” class. last name in case of “Person” class and functions to operate on these attributes. The only way to access these data is through public interfaces provided by the functions. Abstraction Abstraction refers to the act of representing essential features without unnecessarily including the background details or information i. a last name and so on. Inheritance Inheritance is a technique with which an object of one class acquires attributes and behaviors from an object of another class.

e. the technique is known as composition. Composition models “has-a” relationship. public class clsUser { private clsMenus objMenus = new clsMenus(). } Composition When reuse is achieved by composing another object. an operation may exhibit different behavior in different instances. private string _PhoneNumber. static and dynamic polymorphism. private string _Address.g. for e. The behavior depends upon the types of data used in the operation. public void login() { } public void login(int intUserId) { } Page 67 of 215 . So if the external consumer who is using this component calls only the login method it loads all the user and if they pass the userid then it will load only that user details. Polymorphism is also the ability of an object to take more than one forms. } Polymorphism The ability of different objects to respond to the same message in different ways is called polymorphism. There are two methods Login and Login with userId. Method overloading is an example of static polymorphism whereas overriding would be an example of dynamic polymorphism. Because objects are treated only as "black boxes. There are basically two types of polymorphism i. So we create clsMenus object inside the clsUser class. Below is how we implement polymorphism in project practically. This approach requires that the objects have well-defined interfaces since the internals of the objects are unknown." this type of reuse is often called blackbox reuse Below is the code snippet which shows how composition is implemented in C#. Ine the below scenario clsUser is composed of clsMenus objects.private string _SurName.

We cannot have any implementation code in the interface. a class or method. and each implemented method must receive the same number and type of arguments. A class can implement multiple interfaces. Interface’s members can be events. Always try for loose coupling among objects. Page 68 of 215 . or not at all implemented. methods. such as classes or methods. Cohesion Cohesion is a measure of how much an item. as the method specified in the abstract class. The interface contains only declaration for its members. and are frequently either partially implement ed. makes sense. When one class depends on another class they are said to be coupled. A method is highly cohesive if it does one thing and only one thing. Coupling Object coupling describes the degree of interrelationships among the objects that make up a system.g. Its value comes from its interactions with other objects. are interrelated. Classes can inherit from only one abstract class. High cohesion is desirable. the tighter the coupling is between those objects. When implementing an abstract class. In other words. Objects with low cohesion are more likely to be changed. Interface An interface is a reference type and it contains only abstract members. but leave the implementation of other methods until a specific implementation of that class is needed. When one class interacts with another class. Abstract classes are useful when creating components because they allow you specify an invariant level of functionality in some methods. properties and indexers. but does not have any knowledge of the implementation details of the other class they are said to be loosely coupled. coupling is a measure of how two items. This interaction takes place through messages. and have the same return value. The more any one object knows about any other object in the system. you must implement each abstract method in that class. say for e. The entire client which uses the interface must fulfill the contract by implementing the interface. they are said to be tightly coupled. if any.Message An object in isolation is of no use. Abstract classes and Interfaces Abstract Class Abstract are classes that cannot be instantiated. A message consists of three parts (i) A receiver object (ii) A method the receiver knows how to execute (iii) Parameters. An interface is also known as a “contract”. When one class relies on the implementation of another class.

implemented functionality among all implementations of your component. VC++ and VFP had Visual studio and so on. In order to increase programmer’s productivity and reduce redundancy RAD (Rapid Application Development) tools where introduced. If the functionality you are creating will be useful across a wide range of disparate objects. compiling was luxury. If you go back to the good old times. VB6. whereas interfaces are best suited for providing common functionality to unrelated classes. To display a simple window or a command button itself was a huge task. In the same way C# and VB. use an abstract class. In today’s competitive world no language can come up if there is no RAD tool companion with the language. either far from the reality of OOPS.NET have Visual Studio. whereas interfaces contain no implementation for any members. In order to define a interface we use the interface keyword and to define abstract class we use the abstract keyword. Abstract classes allow you to partially implement your class.NET as the RAD tool.60 % of the software projects do not use OOPS or are chat application and job site of how the classes are made. use an interface. As this is a C# Page 69 of 215 . oh yes and programmers are humans. Abstract classes should be used primarily for objects that are closely related.Decide between Abstract class and Interface If you want to provide common. To develop as simple windows UI (User Interface) it use to take hours. Below is how interface and abstract classes are used in project.In this project book have a close look ah the Chapter 3 Understanding the IDE The IDE Humans are lazy. We still remember people first writing the whole code on a book and then sitting on the computer. public interface iEmployee { } public abstract class clsEmployee : iEmployee { public clsEmployee() { } } Note :. JAVA has ECLIPSE.

Page 70 of 215 .Different types of projects in Visual Studio Note: . When you try to create new project using VS. Note: . On the right hand side pane you can see different project templates like Windows application. For instance word. Web Application is accessed using a browser over a network such as intranet or internet. excel or a simple MSN chat application are some examples of windows application. Concentrate on the two important templates “Windows Application” and “ASP.NET you will see something as show in the below figure. The only reason we have chosen C# is because of the huge concentration that Microsoft gives to it.NET Web application”. But let’s not get confused by all the templates at once. On the left hand side of the pane you can see you can create these templates using any of the languages.projects books lets get introduced to this beautiful tool which will help us to develop C# projects effectively and in more speedy manner.This book will be using C# as the language to demonstrate all projects.Windows applications are programs which run under Microsoft windows operating system. Class library etc. Figure 3.1: .

.2: . You have two options one is you can build the project or you can build the solution.You remember the first time you took a drilling machine to put nails on the wall and found how complicated it was as compared to a simple hammer. The above whole environment is called as the IDE (Integrated development environment). But surely as time passed by you praised the effectiveness and speed by which you can use drilling machine rather than hammer.Complete IDE view When you open a new project using Visual Studio. The major part of the whole IDE is occupied by the designer pane (its marked with double head arrows as shown above).Figure 3.. Page 71 of 215 . Solution explorer gives view of your files and folder structure in your project. Don't panic.NET you will see a complicated environment as shown in the above figure. In order to build the project yo u can click on the build option.On the left hand side you can see the tool box which has reusable components like text boxes . On the right hand side of the pane you can see the solution explorer. Solution is a combination of one or more projects (We will come to projects concept when we actually develop the project). combo box etc which you can drag on the designer pane..

Debug and Run C# Projects In order to run the application you will need to press F5 or click on Debug – Start. Below figure depicts the pre-defined code inserted by the designer. Definitely it has no practical importance….Figure 3. Windows form Code walk through When you created the above application you will see the designer has some code which is already present by default.3: . Page 72 of 215 .But yes you did it. Let’s try to understand this sample code as we will frequently come across it. If you get the above screen you have already made your first C# project.Compile.

The InitializeComponent () section is the section where you can do all initialization activity. The constructor in turn calls the InitializeComponent() method. With single threaded model we can ensure that communication with COM components works perfectly well. So you can easily visualize that there are four important sequences and below is a detail explanation of the same:• • • The first code snippet to execute is the main entry method i.Windows. COM components run under single thread apartment and it’s essential that the entity using him sho uld also run in a single thread. InitializeComponent () section can also be used to bind the event handlers with the method names. Second section which is executed is the constructor of the form or UI. The main entry point of the application is the “static void main ()” method.NET languages that must implement Windows Forms applications. All windows application will follow the above sequence defined in the image. This is the entry point for any windows application.4: . Every form is a class. You can also see “[STAThread]” attribute marked on the method. This attribute is especially meant for COM Interop used in application. Page 73 of 215 . This namespace is used across all .Forms namespace.e.Figure 3. Static void Main (). Because InitializeComponent () is called by the constructor it will be executed only once when the form object is created. The “[STAThread]” ensures that the thread in which the application runs is single threaded.Code walk through for Windows application A Windows Form is a Windows Form because it inherits its functionality from the System. In the above figure we have also mapped the sequence with code snippets.

Figure 3.g. for e.www. The IIS In this section we will discuss about IIS (Internet Information Service) which is basically an answer to Microsoft’s web server. As you see from below figure the web server sits between the websites & end user.com • The webserver processes the page and sends back the HTML/ASP page back to the end user.5 . Here is the process how it actually interacts with the server:• User request for a website from his browser. :.questpond.IIS and user interaction Web Application Code walk through Page 74 of 215 .• The InitializeComponent () section then triggers the Form1_Load event.

sys etc.NET and IIS Now we have understood the fundamental of IIS.aspx Figure 3. Let us try to understand how VS.cs • Web.cs / resx / . The developer opens the VS. Page 75 of 215 .In short.csproj file: .aspx.This file is like a index file and also defines which file is present in a visual studio project.NET then creates a project file on IIS.6: -.Different files in web application Now let’s try to understand every individual file in more detail: • Webapplication1. VS. The default important files created are:• WebApplication1.NET and that in turn loads all the other files.asax • AssemblyInfo. From the below figure you can see visual studio creates project which is default named as “webapplication1” with some default files.Figure 3.config • Webform1. As you can see in the below figure we have opened “csproj” file in notepad you can see that it is actually pointing towards other file such as assemblyinfo.csproj • Global. it is a file which says what kind of file are present in a project. As you can see in the below figure.7: . We always open this file using VS.NET interacts with the IIS.NET and request visual studio to create a web project.

It is used to cleanup memory and variables.It allows you to write code in application level event.asax file you will find the following events. When we say application end it can Page 76 of 215 . The first four events are very important rest all are included for knowledge sake which are as follows :• Application_Start: This event happens once in the beginning when any user hits IIS application.Figure 3. If you open global. • Application_End: In end when application ends this event happens. Try to open in notepad you will come across many events.asax file: .8: . So let’s understand the events in more detail fashion.CSproj data • Global. Once this event has occurred it does not happen again for every user.

Session_End: This event actually happens when user close the browser. Description.cs file :.• • happen both when the server restarts.This file basically contains all information about assembly such as Company.9:.cs in notepad you will get more attributes like below figure Page 77 of 215 . Application_Disposed. Version etc. The other events are Application_Init. Application_Error. Figure 3.Global. Configuration.asax.Try to open assemblyinfo. when IIS resets and when you change the global. Session_Start: This event happens when any new user visits the websites. Application_BeginRequest etc.asax 2) assemblyinfo.

10:-assemblyinfo.net. if we consider database connection string it can be placed in web.config file :.Figure 3.cs file 3) Web.config file:<?xml version="1.net application. Lets try to open in notepad and understand in detail the web. Lets have a look on example of Web. This is used to define settings for ASP.net." /> Page 78 of 215 .config file which are as follows:Web. It is basically in XML format.User Id=myuser.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <configuration> <appSettings> <add key="sConnectionString" value="Provider=SQLOLEDB.This is the most important file in the web project.Data Source=myserver.For instance.Initial Catalog=mydatabase.config file and can easily access in ASP.and connection can also be changed to other database server if required.Password= mypwd.config file is a perfect place to save application configuration settings in ASP.

ERROR STATUS CODE generate the error number in this case we have no. Figure 3. Disabled and Enabled for remote machines respectively.questpond. ASPNET Windows account is required to to access ASP. Here identity is required to access the application.config file is <identity> settings.config file is used to handle web application errors. For instance.Impersonation Page 79 of 215 .12:.CustomErrors Section Another important section of web.13:.The AppSettings tag As you observe a new section <appSettings> has added to web. • <customErrors> section of web. The <add> child element of the <appSettings> adds value pair and can easily be accessible from your application as follows:ConfigurationSettings. <appSettings> define custom settings of ASP. this account is by default. 404. Lets try to understand the following syntax of customErrors.NET application.NET resource.</appSettings> <system.11:.config . The default URL in our example is www.questpond. ‘OFF’ and ‘REMOTEONLY’ means Enabled. So it will redirect to default URL www.AppSettings("sConnectionString").com and 3 modes which decides the status ‘ON’.web /> </configuration> Figure 3.com Figure 3.

config file can control many more settings like Session State. Page 80 of 215 .net. • page_unload event : . For example : .This is a basic event in which triggering or firing is done by the user. In the below figure you will find two sections the left section is the sequences of events happens and the right section shows actual coding which happens behind ASP.In below figure we have a button click event.In this event we can write clean up code to close the page. Binding of data with the UI can be done in the Page_load event.NET Web.In this event we attach the event handlers with the controls. Tracing and Authorization & Authentication etc. Here we can specify an specific account instead of ASPNET Windows account by changing the syntax as follows Figure 3. Below is the figure.Impersonation for Windows Account The ASP. • Control event: . The whole point is to understand the sequence of events to put right code in right event.NET) is executed by authenticated (ASPNETWindows) account while accessing is provided by IIS.Impersonate is act by which application (ASP. where it shows ASP. • page_load event. Towards left if we look there are four events • page.init event:.net lifecycle in action.14:.In this event we basically loads the controls. As we dive in to projects you will easily able to map the below events.

85% projects in IT industry are database driven. NOTE: . • ? SDE does not have support facility for SQL mail.NET MSDE Basics In this chapter we will be looking how to deal with persistent data.0 and this book is targeted for huge audience so we have kept backward compatibility.com”.Figure 3. It’s primarily provided as a low cost option for developers who need database server which can easily be shipped and installed. As compared to SQL SERVER 2000 you can have 32. Difference between SQL and MSDE MSDE is a royalty free. “SQL server express edition” is the scaled down form of SQL 2005 you can download from “http://www. we have provided setup of “MSDE2000A”.NET page life cycle Chapter 4 Databases and ADO. Eight connection performance degradation is implemented by using SQL SERVER 2000 work load governor (we will be looking in to more detail of how it works).MS ACCESS and MSDE have a limitation of 2GB while SQL SERVER has 1. Microsoft has its own database called SQL server. Being educational material we are going to use “MSDE2000” as database which is a scaled down version of SQL server 2000. microsoft. redistributable and cut short version of the giant SQL SERVER database. It does not mean that you can not have more than eight concurrent operations but the performance degrades. Database is the most important part in a project. But there are round about ways by which you can manage MSDE 2000:• Old command line utility OSQL.NET 2005 and .048. We have avoided using SQL 2005 in this book because for that we need VS.ASP. Query analyzer or Profiler.767 concurrent connections. Below is a complete list which can give you a good idea of differences:• Size of database: .EXE.15: . It can serve as good alternative for Microsoft Access database as it over comes quiet a lot of problems which access has. M • MSDE 2000 does not have GUI administrative tool such as enterprise manager.516 TB1.NET 2.In CD. As MSDE does not have any UI (user interface) which help to maintain objects of the database so we will be using client tools of SQL server for the same. Client tools can be installed using “SQLEVAL” setup provided in the CD. • Performance degrades in MSDE 2000 when maximum number of concurrent operations goes above 8 or equal to 8. • MSDE does not provide OLAP and Data ware housing capabilities. Page 81 of 215 .

microsoft.exe” from CD and click ‘install’ > accept agreement ‘I agree’ > select target folder for installation shown as below. Summarizing: .com/downloads/details. Figure 4. Installation of MSDE Let us make walk through of how to install MSDE and create database objects.There are two major differences first is the size limitation (2 GB) of database and second are the concurrent connections (eight concurrent connections) which are limited by using the work load governor.• • • • • VS. MSDE does not support Full text search.Inside VS.NET IDE Server Explorer: . For any details refer http://www. There are lots of third party tools which provide administrative capability GUI (Graphic User Interface).1: . S ? QL SERVER WEB Data administrator installs a web based GUI which you can use to manage your database.NET IDE you have a functionality which can give you a nice GUI administrative tool to manage IDE. • Run “MSDE2000A.aspx?familyid=c039a798 -c57a-419e-acbc-2a332cb7f959&displaylang=en SQL-DMO objects can be used to build your custom UI.Installation of MSDE2000 Page 82 of 215 .

• Figure 4.3: . password and security mode as shown in the figure.Creating the database instance As we have said earlier we do not have user friendly ‘UI’ to manage MSDE so will be using “SQL2000ClientTools” to connect MSDE. ‘sa’ password specifies password for ‘sa’ user in SQL server.Select the client tool for installation • The instance created by the MSDE is actually registered as ‘Service’ in the windows services. Figure 4. So we need to go to services and “start” the same as figure below Page 83 of 215 .• Once the installation is completed we need to create new instance in which we can create database as shown in the figure below we need to run the setup command prompt with the following parameter using instance name.exe’ setup from the CD and select ‘Client tools only’ as shown in the figure below. In order to install “SQL2000Client” run ‘SQLEVAL.2: .

Page 84 of 215 .4: . if you remember we have provided ‘sa’ user and ‘sa’ password so add the same and click ‘Finish’. SQL server should be registered to your Enterprise Manager. while adding server you need to do as our example “PERSONAL/MyJobsite” and click “add” button > authentication mode.e.5 :. SQL server login > add user ID and password for SQL server.Figure 4. if you remember while creating instance we have given mode as ‘SQL’ so w need to e follow the second option in the authentication mode dialog box i.Start the service • Now let us connect to MSDE instance using the client tools so click on Start > Program > Microsoft SQL server > click ‘Enterprise manager’ > click ‘Microsoft SQL server’ > right click on SQL server groups > click new SQL server registration > Add server.Setting up instance NOTE: -enlarged view of command prompt is shown in below figure. Figure 4.

This will open up a window where you can write a command and execute the same as the below screen shots. Let us make a quick walk through of basic SQL syntax in order to run SQL commands we need to open Enterprise Manager > click on ‘Tools’ in the menu bar > click on ‘SQL Query Analyzer’. Figure 4. right click on database > click new database > give database name.7: . Page 85 of 215 .Figure 4.Create new database Basic SQL Commands In order to manipulate and create object in database we need to use SQL (Structured Query Language).6: -Connectionstring setup • In order to create database.

This will select the data where [user name = “shiv1”] is. SELECT with criteria: . connection is made to the data store as and when only required i. ADO.This SQL command updates the password for the given user name. while reading or updating data. UPDATE: . user name and password and both field are of 20 characters each.Simple SQL statement ADO. What this implies is that. SELECT: -This type of command selects all the data from login table.This basically deletes the particular value from the login table.This command inserts data into the login table with the value (user name = shiv1 and password = shiv1).Running the query analyzer Below are the basic SQL commands which you need to create new project and then • • • • • • CREATE TABLE: .9: . DELETE: .Figure 4.net uses XML (Extensible Markup Language) behind the scenes as is indicated in the figure below. INSERT: . Page 86 of 215 .net is the latest kid on the data access framework block. Figure 4.NET basics ADO. ADO.net works in disconnected mode unlike earlier data access technologies which used to work in connected mode.This command creates a login table with two fields.e.8: .

in adapting different databases with less changes.Common System.ADO. Microsoft has introduced ADO.NET.NET classes are divided into two sections: • Consumers • Data providers.Data System.NET data provider.NET as a bridge between consumers and database.NET framework class library provides the following namespaces that contains types for ADO.Below is the simplified diagram view of primary objects in the ADO.SqlClient System. • • • • • • System. Figure 4.NET object model. For example. Here in ADO.Data.Data.Data.Odbc Page 87 of 215 . if we want to connect to ORACLE then the consumers needs to use the oracle ADO. • SQL Server Database Let us try to understand the above three entities step by step: • Consumers are basically windows forms and web forms which is interacted by the end user directly but consumers cannot connect to database directly instead they have to go through data providers.10: .OleDb System.net architecture are the Data Provider and the DataSet.NET or data providers is to make consumers more adaptable.net architecture The two main components of the ADO. Let us dig into the details of the ADO.SqlTypes System.One of the most important aspect of ADO.net architecture. NOTE : . The .Data.Data.

NET Data Providers The following are the important data providers in ADO.Introducing the .Data. SQL Server.SqlClient namespace contains the types which you can use to access and manipulate data in the above data provider. This provider uses its own protocol to communicate with SQL Server and does not support the use of ODBC Data Source Name (DSN as it is commonly known).NET data provider This data provider is used for connecting to MS SQL Server 7.NET data provider This is the data provider for ODBC databases.OleDb namespace contains the types which you can use to access and manipulate data in OLE DB data sources. SQL Server SqlCommand SqlConnection SqlDataAdapter SqlDataReader OLE DB OleDbCommand OleDbConnection OleDbDataAdapter OleDbDataReader ODBC OdbcCommand OdbcConnection OdbcDataAdapter OdbcDataReader Table: .0 and later versions. ConnectionTimeout : The number of seconds to wait when attempting to establish a connection.NET data provider This data provider is used for connecting to OLE DB data sources including MS SQL Server 6.important members of the Data Provider Namespaces The Connection Object The connection object in ADO. The System.net OLE DB. The Connection Object’s Properties The following are the common properties of the connection class: • • • ConnectionString : The string used to connect and open a data source.NET provides us a way to connect to the data source. Page 88 of 215 .Data.Odbc namespace contains the types to connect to these types of databases. This is the provider to use if we need to connect to MS Access database. Connection object also supports transactions. Let’s have a look at some of the important properties and methods of the Connection Object. ODBC. After the specified number of seconds is elapsed an exception is thrown. The System. The System.5 and earlier. Database: The current database or the database to which to connect.Data.

• • DataSource: This property represents the source of the data store. the connection object is returned to the pool. Broken. this property represents the path and filename of the data source. Open: This method is used to open a database connection. This method destroys the connection object. Closed. Closing a connection rolls back any pending transaction. State: This property represents the state of the connection. Connecting. • • • Page 89 of 215 . The Connection Object’s Methods The following are the common methods of the connection cla sses: • • BeginTransaction: This method is used to initiate/begin a transaction. The OleDbConnection class has a property named Provider which is This property is a string Note: not available in other connection classes. containing the name of the OLE DB provider. Dispose: As usual once we are done with the work. Close: This method is used to close the database connection. In the OleDbConnection class. Invoking this method returns a command object.ConnectionState enumeration i.e. Fetching and Open. This method returns a Transaction object. Executing. CreateCommand: This method is used to create a command object associated with the connection. In the SqlConnection class. If connection pooling is enabled. this is the name of the instance of database server to which to connect. we can clean up the resources by disposing off the connection. Its value is a bitwise combination of the members of the System.Data.

Jet. /// Close the connection con.ConnectionString = @"Provider=SQLOLEDB.” con. Page 90 of 215 . con.Data Source=localhost.Close().0.OLEDB. The Command Object The command object represents an SQL statement or stored procedure that can be executed on the server. con.mdb".Close(). Just use the correct connection object and you are done with it. Let’s connect to MS SQL Server 2000 database SqlConnection con = new SqlConnection ().Data Source=c:\order. now you have got a basic idea of how to connect to different databases. /// Open the connection con. con.Let’s see an example of connection object in action. /// Clean up the connection con.Dispose().ConnectionString = @"Provider=Microsoft.4. So. con.Initial Catalog=orderdb. See the similarities in the above code.Dispose().Open(). Let’s connect to an Access database /// Build the connection object OleDbConnection con = new OleDbConnection().Open(). The following are the common properties of the command classes.

StoredProcedure. TableDirect. CommandTimeout : The number of seconds the command object will wait before terminating and attempt to execute a command.CommandType enumerations i. Parameters : This property represents the collection of parameter object within the command object. ExecuteScalar: Executes the command object’s query that returns a single value. CommandType : This represents the type of the command to be executed. insert or delete SQL statement and returns the number of records affected by the execution.e. CreateParameter: Creates a parameter object. The value of the CommandType property can be one of the members of the System. • • Page 91 of 215 . Prepare : Compiles the command on the data source. On timeout and exception is thrown. The value of this property determines how the value of the CommandText property is interpreted. ExecuteReader: Executes a select SQL statement and returns the result as a DataReader object.• • CommandText: The SQL statement or the name of the stored procedure to execute at the database server. • • • • • The Command Object’s Methods The following are the common methods of the command classes: • • • • Cancel: Cancels the execution of the command object. Connection: This represents the connection object used by the Command object. This is one of the way by which you can optimize your query where only single value is returned. UpdatedRowSource: The property of the Command object specifies how results from calling the Update () method of the DataAdapter are applied to the DataRow. Transaction: This property represents the transaction object with which the command object is associated.Data. ExecuteNonQuery : Executes an update. and Text.

”.ConnectionString = @"Provider=SQLOLEDB.Open(). Let’s build a SQL command object string sql = " select * from customers". by using the Dispose method you automatically call the Connection object's Close method as well Let’s see an example of command object in action. Page 92 of 215 .0.Data Source=localhost. /// Build the connection object OleDbConnection con = new OleDbConnection(). /// Assign the sql to the commandtext property cmd.Jet.Data Source=c:\order. /// Associate the connection object with the command object cmd.OLEDB.mdb". Let’s build an OLE DB command object string sql = " select * from customers". con. /// Build the connection object SqlConnection con = new SqlConnection ().4. con. ensuring no resources are being held after our connection is used.Connection = con. con.ConnectionString = @"Provider=Microsoft.Initial Catalog=orderdb.• Dispose: Releases the resources on the Command object. /// Build the command object OleDbCommand cmd = new OleDbCommand(). Incidentally.CommandText = sql. con.Open(). /// Build the command object SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand (). Used to force garbage collecting.

if tomorrow you need to write your own DataReader for your own customized database. /// Associate the sql with the CommandText property cmd.Connection = con.NET v1. and OleDbDataReader etc.Read() method once to read any data.net framework. HasRows checks if any data exists. forward cursor over a rowset of ADO. Let’s see what’s more in store for us. HasRows: This method is introducted in . in short it does not know which Page 93 of 215 . you need to call . Understanding DataReader DataReader plays a very important role in the overall ADO. The DataReader is implemented in ADO. which allows the data to be read by column name or index position./// Associate the connection object with the command object cmd. So. OdbcDataReader. you get your feet with the command object too. This method is used to move to the next set of data. Close: Closes the DataReader • Understanding Dataset Data Set is the memory representation as shown in the figure below. So. It’s important to note that the all the DataReader class implements IDataReader interface. its’ important to note that the “cursor” or logical row pointer in the returned data is just before the first row. then you know what to do.1. One of the most important features of DataSet is that it always gets disconnected from database.NET data.CommandText = sql. IsClosed: This method is used to determine whether DataReader is closed or not. When you get the results into the DataReader. Read() will return true as long as there is an additional row to be read. and is used instead of the Read method. NextResult: This method is equivalent to ADO’s NextRecordset method.net as SqlDataReader. Hopefully. The DataReader is the read-only. The important methods of DataReader are noted below: • • • • Read: The read method moves the record pointer to the first row. DataSet can be considered as simplified RDBMS in memory. if the DataReader is opened with multiple set of data [multiple SQL statements].

data it is carrying and also goes a step further that it can contain data from multiple databases. but the TableAdapter is specific to DataTable in a typed DataSet.Object contains one or more data relation. Data relation provides simple way of navigating from master row in one table to related row in another table for example you can navigate from a customer table to customer’s address table using data relation collection object within a data set. that DataAdapter uses the ‘SelectCommand’ to fill a DataSet and the remaining three commands to transmit changes back to the data source as required. In real terms TableAdapter contains Page 94 of 215 . You can manipulate the SelectCommand property of DataAdapter at run time to retrieve data from any table in the database specified by its connection. Data relation collection: . columns and constraints.Object that has multiple data tables and in turn data tables have rows. TableAdapter are strong type of DataAdapter. It contains four command objects: • Update Command • Insert Command • Select Command • Delete Command As you expect. Figure 4. It is a bridge between a Connections and a Data Set.11: .Internal dataset structure • DataAdapter:-It is functionally most complex object in Data provider. DataSet is composed of two primary objects: • • Data table collection: .

Dataset is a disconnected architecture while DataReader is connected architecture. Dataset can move back and forth as compared to datareader which can only move in forward direction. they can only forward it. The command object has two important parameters “CommandType” and “CommandText” we have set the “CommandText” to store procedure name and “CommandType”as store procedure.Dataset loading process Understanding Dataset Difference between DataSet and DataReader The major differences between DataSet and DataReader are:• DataReader provides forward-only and read-only access to data. while the DataSet object can hold more than one table (in other words more than one row set) from the same data source as well as the relationships between them. (4) and (5) Now we open connection object and SQL data reader object. Page 95 of 215 . DataSet can persist contents while DataReader cannot persist contents. (2) and (3) As said before. This “StoredProcedure” takes two parameters “UserNameAndPassword” below sample code is numbered and let us try understand the same: (1) In this step we open the connection object “SqlConnection” class takes the connection string as an input to its constructor. Figure 4.NET let us look at one complete sample code for the same.both DataAdapter object and Connections object as private properties and also adds some additional functionality that makes connecting to data source both simpler and more powerful. the “StoredProcedure” takes two parameters “UserNameAndPassword” in these two steps we create the command object and two parameters objects.12: . • • Sample code Now that we have gone through the theory of ADO. In the below code snippet we are going to call a “StoredProcedure” – “getUserByUserNameAndPassword”.

ADO. Note: .Figure 4. So let us look at how to use ‘Microsoft Data Application Blocks’ to increase the productivity in the project. Microsoft made one step advanced by introducing “Microsoft Enterprise Library” to increase reuse and bring down the development time.NET. But in actual projects it is difficult to write all these steps again and again for every stored procedure.13: .exe” from the setup provided in the CD. Page 96 of 215 .NET basic code Microsoft Data Application blocks In the previous section we have looked at various steps to connect to database using ADO.In order to use ‘Microsoft Data Application Blocks’ you need to install “DataAcessApplicationBlock.

15: .Data.Data. Figure 4.Path of the Data application block DLL Once you have installed ‘Microsoft Data Application Blocks’ setup you will get the following files as shown in the figure below you need to get refer the ‘Microsoft.Execution using ADO.Figure 4.”.ApplicationBlocks.DLL’ in your project and also include the same namespace using the statement “using Microsoft ApplicationBlock. If you count the number of code lines it has been reduced from “15 lines” to “1 line” as shown in the below figure.14: . Below is the code snippet which calls the same stored procedure which was shown in the previous section.NET Page 97 of 215 .

One line execution Let us understand the code (1) There are three important parameters which you need to pass to the SQL helper class “SqlHelper” is a static class so we do not need to create object of the same but for the current scenario we need to get the SQL data reader so we are calling the Execute Reader method. Part II – The Fun part Introduction to the fun part This book we have divided in to two parts the fun part and the professional part.In this book we will always use “Microsoft Data Application Blocks” to connect to the database. Chapter 5 – Lets rock: .Figure 4. It’s like growing up from a junior programmer to a senior programmer. The first parameter is the connection string followed by the stored procedure name and input parameters.16: . So the fun part will be more of logic warm up and the second section will be targeted towards becoming professionals.The Mandelbrot project What will you learn in this project In this project you will learn the following things:• • Use structures in project Graphic objects like bitmaps. Well it’s interesting and will make your first C# Page 98 of 215 . methods like fillrectangle. drawrectangle etc. So lets start the journey of a developers life from rags to riches. Overview of Mandelbrot project Let’s start with a small project on Mandelbrot. Are you confused by the name or you must be thinking what kind of project is this. The main intension of segregating in two parts is one is for warm up and the other is moving towards professionalism. There are two projects in fun part and three projects in professional part of the book. Note: .

Now that you have understood complex numbers lets move ahead to understand Mandelbrot set. So when you square an imaginary number you can get a negative number. Ok so what is a complex number? Let me revise for your guys what is a complex number. -9 etc. This means that I squared is equal to -1. 3i squared is -9. But yes just as we enter maths below figure shows the mathematical art generated by Mandelbrot and yes we are going to display the same thing. The number I is defined to be the square root of -1. Let me give you some gurugyan (Knowledge) about Mandelbrot. Mandelbrot set is set of numbers which reside inside the set. A normal number is like 1. When we multiply any normal number with itself we can never get a negative result. To determine that is whether a number is inside the set or outside the set we use the following equation:- Page 99 of 215 . you find a number that can be squared to get that number. For example. It is a set of collection of complex numbers. So complex number has two parts one real and other imaginary one for instance 3 + i2. This means that you can not take the square root of a negative number and get a real number. We are going to go bit mathematical in this so tolerate me.1: . Figure 5. When you take the square root of a number.project more interesting. That means if we multiple -2 X -2 we will get a 4 which is a positive number. -2.The Mandelbrot So let’s first define Mandelbrot.

So was we test and plot the graph we should get the above image. So the number Z keeps changing throughout the test. or it will eventually surpass two. With each iteration we create a new Z that is equal to the old Z squared plus the constant C. As we iterate our equation. It will either stay equal to or below 2 forever. where the magnitude of Z stays small. So what are you guys waiting for lets get the above decent Mandelbrot image. The magnitude of Z will do one of two things. it will increase forever.2 : . the number is not part of the Mandelbrot set.Open the Mandelbrot solution Page 100 of 215 . the number we are testing is part of the Mandelbrot set.Z = Z2 + C C is the number we are testing. Once the magnitude of Z surpasses 2. Z changes and the magnitude of Z also changes. How to start the Mandelbrot project Figure 5. Z starts out as zero. but it changes as we repeatedly iterate this equation. In the first case. If the magnitude of Z eventually surpasses 2.

Click on WindowsMandelBrot solution file to open the project. internal or public.Run the Mandelbrot solution Code explanation The complete project is in the CD in WindowsMandelBrot folder. Below is over all structure snippet. properties. operators and even other structure types. A structure in C# is simply a composite data type consisting of a number elements of other types. For example Page 101 of 215 . methods. indexers. The structure in C# can contain fields. constants. We have one structure and two classes. The struct is the required keyword.Figure 5. The general form of a structure declaration in C# is as follows. Ok first let me revise what is a structure?. constructors.3 : . <modifiers> struct <struct_name> { //Structure members } Where the modifier can be private. A C# structure is a value type and the instances or objects of a structure are created in stack. public. The keyword struct can be used to declare a structure.

The objects of class types are always created on heap while the objects of struct types are always created on the stack. So below is the numbered explanation:1 . Remember that unlike classes.The structure represent the complex number. Complex numbers. } The objects of a struct can be created by using the new operator as follows. points in a co-ordinate systems etc are good examples for struct types. The classes are reference types while a struct is a value type in C#.struct MyStruct { public int x. But C# structs are useful for small data structures that have value semantics. MyStruct mstruct = new MyStruct().Fractal abstract class which has some basic methods which will be then overridden by its child classes MandelBrot and Julia. Page 102 of 215 .y = 90. 4 . The individual members of a struct can be accessed by using the dot (.Defines the structure for complex number. mstruct.The final solid classes which define the implementation for Julia and MandelBrot. the strcut object can also be created without using the new operator The structs in C# seems to similar to classes. 2 . But they are two entirely different aspects of the language. 3 .x = 70. mstruct. The one big reason why MandelBrot and Julia class is inheriting from fractal is because they have lot of things in common.) operator as showing below. public int y. MandelBrot and Julia class inherit from the fractal class. So the below code structure snippet has one structure and 3 classes.

Classes in project The physical project is as shown in figure below.cs class to make the mandelBrot and Julia display.Project structure The structure complex has two properties m_real and m_Imaginary. 1 .Set and get properties for m_real and m_Imaginary. FrmMandelBrot uses the graphics object to display the same on the form. 2 .4 : .cs is the UI part of the project. FrmMandelBrot.Return the value if the complex number.cs consumes the clsFractal.Figure 5.cs is the file in which we have one structure and three classes as explained in the previous section.clsFractal. 3 .The private properties m_Real and m_Imaginary which will hold value of the complex.5 : . Figure 5. 2 . 1 . Below is the numbered explanation of the same.FrmMandelBrot. Below is the numbered explanation of the figure. Page 103 of 215 .

You can see in the code snippet below 1 and 2 define the boundary of the corner and side for MandelBrot as well as Julia respectively.the Complex structure object Below is the code snippet of the three classes Fractal. MandelBrot and Julia inherit from Fractal class. MandelBrot and Julia.6 : . Page 104 of 215 .Figure 5. Fractal forms the parent class. In both the constructur we have defined the boundary between which the plot should happen.

Below is the numbered explanation of the same.Define the total colors that are 512. Page 105 of 215 . 4 .Figure 5.Class structure In the Fractal class we have an inner class called as ColorMap.memory so that we can use the same to plot the graph. This inner class loads the 256 color array in in. 1 .We have also made the Color() array static so that it stays in memory and shared across all objects. The whole point of making this method is basically we do not need to construct the whole color array again and again.Use the FromArgB function to fill the array with all color values.7: . 2 and 3 define the factor and the construct the color array of 256 colors.

Loop with the given width and iterations. We have numbered the same so that we can understand every line of it.8: . We are using drawrectangle to plot the results.Loading colors The draw function forms the heart of the project. Page 106 of 215 . Below is the code snippet.Figure 5. Also use the color array defined in the static object to plot the graph.5. 1 and 2 . 3 .6 and 7 -. 4.Create the object of the complex structure with the range within which the complex number should fluctuate.We create a Bitmap object with a specific height and width on which we will draw the Julia or the MandelBrot set.

Using the system.Figure 5.Though this project is simple and does not really construct somethng fruitful. Following are the key features of File search module:• • User should be able specify the folder location in which file and its contents has to be searched. Threading and Threading.9:. There is also a video of the mandelbrot code walkthrough in the CD. Page 107 of 215 . But it can serve as good warm project for start up. Keyword and File type. Overview of File search Application In this chapter we will develop a simple file search application. Chapter 6 – File search module What will you learn in this project • • Threading.io namespace for the file search. You can go through the same for better understanding. User should be able search files by File name.The draw function Note: .

methods. For instance you have a word document which has word called as “C# projects”. File System As the whole project is based on searching files. Delegates and event concept. Figure 6.• • • Keyword is any data with in the file. User can restrict the search to specific file types like *. user should be able to search by putting the same in the keyword section.txt. The System. * . While searching huge file list the program should not hang. Threading concepts.1: . browse files with in folders to check if the any file with that name exits and read the file contents so that we can check if the keyword exist in the file contents. We need two things from the project perspective browse the folders . Fundamentals to complete the project In order to complete the above project we need the following fundamental understanding:• • • File system concepts.File search application Above figure gives a pictorial expectation of the project.IO namespace offers classes. As such file system is huge by itself but we will only see what’s needed from the current project perspective.doc.NET. and properties that are necessary for working with directories and files. we need to understand how file system works in . Page 108 of 215 .

This is one of the Page 109 of 215 . strDir is the directory and strFiletype specify which types of files to be searched for instance *.Open. Be low is the code snippet for the same.Read). // Close StreamReader sr. To read a file is a five step process.First thing is to include the namespace System. the application should not hang while searching large directories. strDirectory is the directory which is browsed. // Read contents of file into a string string strFileData = sr. If you read the overview again you will see one of the requirements is. // Open the file stream object specifying the mode in which it FileStream file = new FileStream(strFileName. // Close file file. foreach (string strFile in Directory. Below is the code snippet for the same. strFileType)) If you want the read the file we can use the FileStream and the stream reader class.Close().ReadToEnd().You must be wondering at this point why we are discussing threading as it’s not required in the current project. If you want to browse through the directory we can use GetDirectories from the Directory class.txt etc.IO namespace. using System. // use the stream reader class to get the streamreader object StreamReader sr = new StreamReader(strFileName).Close(). Threading Concepts Note: .GetDirectories(strDirectory)) If you want to browse the files you need to use the GetFiles function from the Directory class. FileMode. *. Below is a sample code snippet with detail commenting.IO.doc . FileAccess.GetFiles(strDir. foreach (string strDir in Directory.

In short the processor is dividing himself between two activities with out the user knowing it. So let’s first define what multi. In order the application does not hang we need move the entire heavy duty search on a different thread.Recursive call to find a file The above recursive calling is very much heavy duty process. This memory is allocated for this application only and can not be shared by other applications. Below figure shows a folder structure for SQL Server directory. Just think if you windows search starts hanging will you really use it. word is doing a spell check. The below figure will give you a clear indication of the heavy duty we will be performing in this project. In short it’s possible in a word application you can open multiple word documents. From a simple user perspective this can be very annoying. Multitasking refers to an operating system's ability to run more than one application at a time. Every process has an execution sequence and this execution sequence is called as thread. process is and later move to define threads. In order to find default aliases you need to make seven recursive. So you start from the top branch Microsoft SQL Server and go on inside recursively searching for the file. For instance when you are typing in a word document it’s possible in the back end. Every word document is allocated its own memory and is not mixed with other opened word document in the same instance.important things while doing project forecasting unseen problems and uses the right approach. Page 110 of 215 . When an application is running memory is allocated for that application.tasking. For instance while you are reading this book its possible that you are also chatting on messenger. Physical separation of memory and resources is called as process. Figure 6. The file is lying in the 1033 folder. Executing multiple code paths in one instance is termed as threading. You must be wondering what is heavy duty in this project.2: . Let’s say we want to find the defaultaliases file. For instance in this application if you just move ahead with a simple search while looping through huge directory application will completely freeze out.

So here’s what we will like to do we start the file search recursive mechanism and go to do something else. [STAThread] static void Main() { Application.Threading is a specialized area by itself.NET starts in its primary thread whose entry point is defined in static Main () method in the project.Run(). Note: . It begins with a call to Application. Below is the code snippet of how to use threads. So we have created a new thread and directed that it should run on the newly created thread objThread. Event-based programming is one of the features of object oriented programming.There are two types of programmers one who can complete a project and the other who completes a project with elegancy and proper decision making.Run(new frmFileSearch()). When the logic receives some Page 111 of 215 . Delegates and event concept One more core concept we will need in this project is delegates and events. Note: . This recursive mechanism logic then runs on a separate thread. For more details on threading refer MSDN. Such kind of small decision while implementing projects shows the programmers thinking and the approach. The main purpose of events is to decouple functiona lity of one object from other object that will depend or use it. It’s possib le to code this project with out using delegates and events but then there will too much heavy coupling between modules. Thread is created by using the thread class and passing the method which will run on the thread. Thread objthread = new Thread(new ThreadStart(Search)). Below is the code snippet which starts our windows search application. } In short our heavy duty recursive logic should run on a different thread.By default . Second using events are clean approaches to implement asynchronous mechanism. As this is a projects book we will look in to fundamentals and implementation rather than going in to depth. As said before the file recursive search is a heavy duty mechanism. In the above code snippet search is the heavy duty and resource intensive method.

Any event has a publisher and a subscriber as shown in figure below. delegate is type safe. The publisher pushes events and subscriber then uses those events to call the event handlers. Page 112 of 215 . We can then create a delegate object and bind it to any method whose signature matches that of the delegate. Now let’s try to understand the second concept what are events? Delegates are main bricks for events in C#. Note: .NET we will need to use delegates and events.file names or keywords matching it raises events and send the information to the user and then again continues further with its recursive logic.We can also associate multiple methods with a delegate. We define a delegate to specify the signature of methods we would like to call through the delegate. • Invoke the method by using the delegate object simpleDelegate(). These types of delegates are called as multi-cast delegate. Unlike a simple function pointer. In order to achieve events in . A delegate is like a pointer to a method. Using a delegate is a four step process: • Declare the delegate public delegate void SimpleDelegate() • Create a delegate object and bind the delegate to a method SimpleDelegate simpleDelegate = new SimpleDelegate(MyFunc).

Log += new MyClass. myClass. Three at the publisher end and two at the subscriber end. • Declare a event based on that delegate public event HandleLog Log. } • • Subscriber subscribes the event. Event handler finally caches the event to perform actions.Figure 6.3: . • Fire the event public void Error(string strErrorMessage) { Log(message).Publisher and Subscriber in events There are total five steps to get events working in C#. Page 113 of 215 .HandleLog(ErrorLogger). • Declare a delegate public delegate void HandleLog(string logMessage).

Display results on the data found.In this book we will be using UML diagrams to understand the project design in a better fashion.Class diagram for File search application Note: . file name to search. You can revisit the UML chapter specified in this book in the beginning sections. Above is the class diagram it has two entities one is the GUI which is “frmFileSearch” and the other is the class “clsFileReader”. “frmFileSearch” is the main UI which was shown in overview section of this project. For instance you can see from class diagram of this project how all the file reading and searching capabilities has been allocated to “clsFileReader” and the Page 114 of 215 .One of the important aspects while designing your system in project is proper separation of responsibilities. Note: . “clsFileReader” class is responsible for the following functionalities :• Browse directory. Class Diagram of File search Application Figure 6.4: . • Browse files with in directories • Raise events when its finds a match to the “frmFileSearch” UI. frmF ileSearch class is the UI of the project and is responsible for the following functionalities :• • Capture from the user folder path. keywords etc.Where ErrorLogger is the method which will be fired when events are received by the subscriber. In the next section you will be clearer on how we will be actually using Events and Delegates for this project.

Directory in which file has to be searched.You can find code walkthrough for this application in video “File Search code walkthrough” in Video folder. We have defined two methods Search and Doesexist. Search method does a recursive search to find the files. It has two delegates FoundContent (this delegate will be called when keywords are found in the file content) and FoundFile (this delegate will be called when file name specified is found in the directory). You can find code in the source code folder in “File Search” folder. Below is the code snippet which defines the properties and methods.Keyword which has to be searched with in the file content. strFileName: . In this section we will make a code walkthrough of important code snippets in the file search project. Page 115 of 215 . strKeyword :. The time you start mixing this responsibilities you can no more use the components individually. For each of these delegates we have events objFoundContent and objFoundFile.File name which has to be searched in the directories. We have defined four properties for the class which will set by the UI:• • • • strDirectory: . Code Explanation Note: .“frmFileSearch” is a simple GUI which just sends which file to search in which folder. First let’s make a code walkthrough of clsFileReader class. strFileType: .This property will accept which types of file the search has to be restricted.

Length != 0) { FileInfo objFileInfo = new FileInfo(strFile).GetFiles(strDir. strFileType)) { if (strFileName.ToLower())!= -1) { objFoundFile(strFile).clsFileReader code walkthrough The most important part is the recursive search subroutine Search ().ToLower().Name.5: .GetDirectories(strDirectory)) { // Loop through the file foreach (string strFile in Directory. } Page 116 of 215 . // Check the file name specified is same as the file name given // by the user if (objFileInfo.Figure 6. Below is the code snippet which shows the search subroutine.Trim(). // First loop through the directory foreach (string strDir in Directory.IndexOf(strFileName. We have put inline comments so that you can understand the logic of the same.

System. The next part is the UI code. So make a //recursive call to the Search() method again. One for the directories and other for the files inside the directory.Trim(). if (strKeyWord. You can see in the above code snippet at the end we are calling the Search () method recursively.Items. strDirectory = strDir. private void btnSearch_Click(object sender.strKeyWord)) { objFoundContent(strFile).Clear(). } } There are two important for each loop in the above code. } // In a directory we can have multiple sub directories. From the UI code the Search button click is where all the UI action is happening.Length != 0) { if (doesExist(strFile. The most important section is the recursive call which is made to the subroutine itself so that we can browse any directory depth. FoundContent objFoundContent = new FoundContent(addContent). Search(). This recursive call will // continue until we have browsed all the directory inside the directory. Page 117 of 215 . // Create the object of delegate and attach the files with the delegates FoundFile objFoundFile = new FoundFile(addFile).EventArgs e) { try { // Clear the lstFiles so that we do not get the old data lstFiles. // Create the clsFileReader class object clsFileReader objclsReader = new clsFileReader().} // If there is keyword specified by the user then see that it exists with // in the file contents.

objFoundContent += objFoundContent. // Finally Start the thread objthread. When user clicks to open the folder he will be taken to the folder where the file is located.strFileType = txtFileType.strDirectory = txtFilePath. o To browse to the folder. } catch(Exception ex) { MessageBox. For instance if it’s a doc file it will open using the word application.strFileName = txtFileName. objclsReader.Text.ToString()).Text.Show(ex.objFoundFile += objFoundFile. objclsReader. When user right clicks on the list box he will be given two options :o To open the file. // Set the necessary four properities from the textboxes of the UI objclsReader. • Page 118 of 215 .Search)). objclsReader. // As search is a heavy duty method save run this on a separate thread Thread objthread = new Thread(new ThreadStart(objclsReader. But the type is not known then it should open which application will be used to open these kinds of files.Text.strKeyWord = txtKeyWord. }} Enhancement in File Search Project You can do the following enhancement in the file search project:• • • Display the total number of counts for the data found.Text. When user clicks on the file he the file will open in the default application if specified.Start(). objclsReader.// Attach the delegate with the event objclsReader.

Part III – Professional Projects After you have walked through the fun part it’s now time to become a bit professional. He can then sent message and the engineer can reply for the same. 50 users can login at a time. So the company wants to builds Web Chat application. session and cache objects. User id should be unique in the system. Where the small customers can have chat with customer support engineers. Chapter 7 – Reliable Computer Chat Application What will you learn in this project • • How to use application. Deliverables Requirement and Use Case document Estimation Technical Document Source Test document Name of the file / Folder Reliable Chat Application Version. Once he enters the room he sees a list of user in the room. Currently in order to give customer support Reliable computers uses phone to interact with his client but this medium is not very cost-effective from small customer’s point of view. Client pull technologies using the Meta refresh tag. Deliverables in CD for this Project All the below deliverables are in folder ChatApplication.doc In the source code folder TestingDocumentChatApplication.xls TechnicalDocumentChatApplication.doc FunctionPoints.doc Overview of Chat application Reliable computers is a mid-scale organization mainly into selling of computers. For instance MRX (INV23847). Following are the requirement for the Web Chat application:• • • • • • User logs in using user id. Page 119 of 215 . But they can enter there invoice number with there user id. proper documentation. In this section we will have professional projects with complete SDLC cycle. Currently. For past one year the company sales have grown into multiples geographical location. User will not be validated in the chat room. architecture and estimation.

After copying the chat application right click and select properties. Once with a mind set of how an ok programmer will code and one how a good programmer will code.Solution explorer of Ok Ok Chat Application Page 120 of 215 .1 : .In CD for the chat application we have two type of code one with proper SDLC cycle which is present in ChatApplication folder. In order to see what the exact difference is between an ok programmer and good programmer we will code the chat application twice.How to start the chat application • • • • • • Copy the chat application folder on your hard drive. Starters Chat code The difference between a programmer and a good programmer is coding with elegenace and maturity. The other folder NotPlannedChat has the chat application which is coded from an ok ok programmer perspective.aspx and you application sho uld start successfully. In this section we will look in to how an ok programmer will code. Then click on the Web Sharing tab and click share this folder You will popped up with a dialog box. Finally close the dialog box by clicking apply. Enter the name alias as ChatApplication and click ok. Figure 7. This will also clear differences between good and bad programming. Then we will code the same application with proper SDLC cycle. If everything is fine enter http://localhost/ChatApplication/Login. Note :.

2 and 3 – If the user does on exists then we add the user to the arraylist and set session(“UserName”) variable.When a user logs in we add the username to Cache["Users"] object.aspx is the form in which the user types the chat message and sends it. In case if the user already exists in the cache users object it will throw an error. saveToCache method updates the arraylist to the Cache Users. SendMessage. checkDoesUserExist method checks if the user already exists in the Cache["users"] object.aspx is the HTML frame in which we display Messages.2 :.Messages. We validate that the user is unique in this section. 2 . Figure 7. If the user already exists then we throw an exception saying that the user already exists. We have also enclosed the checkDoesUserExist method in try catch and later displayed the error in lblErrorMsssage label.aspx and sendMessage.aspx is the file which displays the messages sent by user.Login.aspx page using the server.aspx.Bad code solution explorer Below is the code snippet of the login page code behind.In the project explorer we have four important files as shown in the figure below. 3 and 4 .aspx is the main login page. Below is the numbered explanation of the same. 4 and 5 :. 1 .transfer command.When the user clicks login command button we call the CheckDoesUserExist method. Below is the numbered explanation of the same. If we do not have any errors in the checkDoesUserExist method we transfer the control to Chat. 1 .Chat. Page 121 of 215 .

We have two types of cache object one which stores users and the other stores messages. Cache messages object stores the messages which are sent by the user.In the page load we load the cache users and messages object in two page level variables arrayUserList and arrayUserMessages. So lets understand the below code snippet in numbered fashion.Figure 7.Login page source code Below is the code snippet of messages. 1 and 2 . 3 – LoadUsers and loadMessages sub routine loads the messages and users data in the user interface control.aspx page. In this section we will look in to the other cache object i. Page 122 of 215 . The user cache object was discussed in the previous section.e cache[“Messages”]. So we check if the cache users or the messages object is not null then load both the variables accordingly.3 :.

1 – We load the cache messages object in arrayusersMessages variable which is a page variable.aspx page.Figure 7. Page 123 of 215 . So any changes in arrayUser Messages variable will affect Cache[“Messages”] data also. addMessage subroutine is called in every cmdSendMessage button click.Please read byref and byval fundamental from MSDN you will have a good idea of what we are discussing.4 : . If the arrayUserMessages variable is updated that will also update the Cache[“Messages”] object because both the objects are linked byref. 2 – addMessage subroutine adds the user messages to the array list with user name appended. Note: . When we say byref means any change in object will also affect the other object. Below is the numbered explanation of the code snippet.Code snippet for Messages.aspx Below is the code snippet sendmessage.

For instance if we want to add room functionality in the above application we need to change in lot of places. But as we said previously the difference between a coder and a developer is quality code. Let’s complete this project with dignity like a developer. • The first thing to be no ted in the above application if we have two cache objects one for the user and other for the chat messages. • So now that we know the issues with the above code.Send message code snippet What’s wrong with the above code If you run the above application it works fine. This leads to many scattered cache object through out the application. In the same fashion every code runs but we need ask ourselves question will this code consume future changes. is it efficient . can it be taken by new programmers for maintenance etc. So in case if we want to add room’s future we need to add one more cache object. In the next section we will first start with estimation and then move ahead with design document and execution Page 124 of 215 .5 :. So let’s try to understand what are the issues with the above coded chat application.Figure 7. Every car runs but it’s important to evaluate which one runs with elegance and efficiency. Coder is a bad word given to any programmer fo r the bad quality code. This can lead to maintenance problems in future. The application is not object oriented which means that the application is not flexible to consume future changes. If you have read above code walkthrough it will also make you think that it looks good.

it is retrieved from one or more ILF. Figure 7. These three entities become EQ because results exit the application boundary (from the chat variables on the web sites). and it is simple and meaningful from user perspective. Below is the EI table which is taken from estimation sheet. Because it does not refer to any external file and does not have sub groups so we have kept the values File Type Reference (FTR) =1 and Record Element Types (RET) =1. External Input (EI) explanation We have identified two elementary processes in which data is received from the external application boundaries for this chat application.EI of chat application External Inquiry (EQ) explanation As shown in the EQ table below three elementary process showRoom. showUser and displayMessage is retrieved from corresponding Internal Logical Files (ILF). In this section we will explore how we have reached to that estimation.Please refer to FUNCTION POINTS chapter for more clarification. Figure 7.EQ of chat application Page 125 of 215 .Estimation of the Chat Application In the chat application folder we have given you the estimation document.6: .7: . NOTE: . Currently. 27 man days is the estimation for chat application project we will be using Function Points to estimate it.

8: .9: . As it is a simple application we have kept all the GSC value as 1. We do not have any complex query outputs which derive data from internal to external application boundaries hence there is no EO. Figure 7. one is “user ID” and other is “Password”.EIF and EO in chat application Page 126 of 215 . Figure 7. External Output (EO) and General System Characteristic (GSC) explanation In this chat application we do not have any externa l application so there is no EIF.ILF of chat application External Interface File (EIF). In this chat application Rooms. One of the most important criteria to identify ILF is that they are logically related data from user perspective.Internal Logical File (ILF) explanation As we know fundamentally ILF resides in the internal application boundary and are maintained through elementary process. While the Data Element Type (DET) values taken in the table we have considered one complete DET for Rooms and Message but for User ILF we have two DET. User and Message forms the ILF.

• Calculating adjusted Function Points. Below is the process of conversion as follows: • Calculating unadjusted Function Points. • Distributing Man Days across SDLC phase. Page 127 of 215 .GSC for chat application Explanation of Total Estimation Once all the counting is done we need to convert the Function Points into Man Days.10: . • Calculating Man Days.Figure 7.

Total Estimation for Chat application Below is the figure which shows how man days are calculated for chat application. From 18. Page 128 of 215 . 20% for technical stage and 5% for testing stage.Figure 7. technical design and testing phase. It does not consider time period for requirement.96 man days we have taken 20% for requirement stage.11: . So the procedures of calculating is that the percentage of execution time is distributed for every phase and finally added to execution of man days.96 man days as the execution man days. Now let’s look at how we distribute the man days across the SDLC phase. For this Chat application we had calculated 18. One of most important point to know is any estimation methodology always gives execution man days.

Figure 7. Page 129 of 215 .SDLC phase estimation distrubution NOTE: -For more details refer to chat application folder in the CD provided.12: .

Use Case Use Case Name Description Primary Actor Trigger Pre-condition Assumption Rel001 Login This uses depicts the flow of how user will login into the chat application. • User then types the name and selects Failed End conditions Action Main Scenario Page 130 of 215 . User clicks on the log-in button. • In the main page of application user is popped up with ‘Enter user name’ option and various ‘rooms’ option drop down menu. NA No password is currently present for the system Rooms will remain constant as explained in the assumption section of this document Duplicate user name is not allowed in the chat application. • User types chat application on URL of the browser which in turn opens the main page. User types chat application on URL of the browser.13: . Reliable computers and their users.Use Case Figure 7.Use case diagram for the chat application Details of the Use Case In this project we have ana lyzed three uses cases as explained below.

User wants to send messages to the room. NA NA Here messages are send and received successfully. 1.• • Action Alternate Scenario Action Alternate Scenario Success Scenarios NA NA one of the room from drop down menu and then clicks on the ‘Log-in’ button. User types the messages and clicks ‘send’ button. Opens page of a selected room in that other user names and their messages can be seen. NA User is logged in the system Cannot see messages of other rooms. • Message is then seen by the user and other users in the room. • User then clicks on the send button. NA Use Case Use Case Name Description Rel003 Change room This use case depicts how the user will be Page 131 of 215 . 1. NA Note and Open Issues 2 Sending messages Use Case Use Case Name Description Primary Actor Trigger Pre-condition Assumption Failed End conditions Action Main Scenario Action Alternate Scenario Success Scenarios Note and Open Issues Rel002 Sending messages This uses depicts how user will be sending messages in the chat application. Application then checks whether the user name is unique in the system if not then user is popped up with error message that “user already exist”. After entering the unique name the user is finally logged in the application. • User types the message to be sent in the room. Reliable computers and their users.

User clicks on the change room button during the chat session. Reliable computers and their users. • Cache can be configured to expire after specific number of seconds or depending on changes happening to other entities like file. NA NA User has successfully changed the room and can see the messages and users of the changed room. directories or external events this was not possible with old application object in classic ASP. User wants to change room during the chat session. • User clicks on the room which he want to go. Any data in the cache object is shared between all users connected to the same IIS website. • Cache object are thread safe while application object are not. rooms etc which can be done by the cache object. NA User is already logged in to the chat application. Below are the methods of the cache class. But following is the difference between the application object and cache object.NET In ASP. Page 132 of 215 . User is not able to change room and can not see messages and users in other room.NET we are provided with cache object. Currently for this project we need to share chat messages.Primary Actor Trigger Pre-condition Assumption Failed End conditions Action Main Scenario Action Alternate Scenario Success Scenarios Note and Open Issues changing room during the chat session. • User then clicks on the change room button. For this chat application we will use cache object to share data between all the users. • System then changes the user to the other room. NA Caching fundamentals in ASP.

Method Add Get Description Adds the specified items to the cache. Currently session is not related to the project but try to understand from knowledge perspective. Session object are private to the users while cache and application objects are shared between users. Figure 7. Application and Cache object in action Class diagram Page 133 of 215 . application and cache object works. You can see in the below figure User1 . Session2 and Session3 are unique for every user.Cache class methods In the below diagram we have also shown ho w session. Table: . GetEnumerator Returns a dictionary enumerator object to iterate through all the valid items stored in the cache. Remove Removes the specified item from the cache.Session.14: . Retrieves the value of specified ‘n’ item to the cache. User2 and User3 have common application and cache object while Session1 . Insert Insert the specified item into the cache.

room and messages and the whole class diagram will be built from these nouns. In technical sense we can associate the “clsMessages” object with any room or user. In the same way we have association of “clsUsers” and “clsMessages” with “clsUser” and “clsMessage” respectively. Collection base is a member of system and collections “clsMessages” has add message methods which takes user name and message as a input it then creates object of “clsMessage” and add it to the collection. Below is the class diagram for the chat application “clsRooms” forms the top most objects which the client will consume.This class diagram is not only easy to understand but also scalable. So the class diagram very typically signifies that we have many rooms and each room has users as well as messages. One of the things to be noted in the class diagram is naming convention are plural as well as singular for example we have “clsRoom” and “clsRooms” which means that class “clsRooms” have collection of “clsRoom” object.it of both classes. Page 134 of 215 .15: .Relation ship between all classes • “clsMessage” and “clsMessages” class:In the below figure we have pasted the snap. The class diagram depicts the actual scenario of the chat application in real world. Figure 7. Currently we have designed for both of these classes in a very abstract manner. So in technical scenario “clsRooms” have many “clsRoom” objects and “clsRoom” has “clsUsers” and “clsMessages”. “clsMessage” is a simple class with a message property while “clsMessages” inherits from collection base and stores each object of “clsMessage”. We have not used inheritance because we do not want to increase the complexity of the architecture.If you carefully read the use case properly we can extract three nouns from them users.

“clsRoom” object is aggregated inside the “clsUser” class. o removeUser: .Figure 7. o getUser: . This room object signifies which room this user currently belongs too.16: . o checkUser: .This function takes user name and returns back the room in which the user is currently present. The “clsUsers” class has five methods which are as follows: o getRoom: . Page 135 of 215 .Message and Messages class • “clsUser” and “clsUsers” class:.It checks if duplicate name exists in the user’s collection.It removes the user from the user’s collection. o addNewUser: .This method takes two parameter user name and the room object and associates the user with the room.This takes user name and returns “clsUser” object. ‘user name’ is the value which the user will enter on the log-in screen of the chat application. “clsUser” is a simple class with two properties ‘user name’ and ‘room’.In the below figure we have pasted the snap-it of both classes.

In the below figure we have pasted the snap.This checks user method calls the check user method of “clsRoom” who in turn calls the check user method of “clsUsers” class. So let try to understand how the “clsRooms” operates. So one of the important things to be noted is every class performs his work independly. He then takes the new room and adds the user to the new room. o loginMethod: .This type of method first calls the check user method and then adds the user to the room. o changeRoom: .it of both classes.User and Users class “clsRoom” and “clsRooms” class: . There are four methods in “clsRooms” as follows. o sendMessage: .Figure 7. Page 136 of 215 .this method selects the current room and send messages to that room.This method selects the current room where the user logged in and removes the user from the room.17: . • The beauty of the “clsRooms” class is that it calls “clsRoom” for performing the functionalities and “clsRoom” in turn calls either “clsMessages” or “clsUsers” depending on the functioning. o checkUser: . “clsRooms” is a collection of objects “clsRoom” has “clsMessages” and “clsUsers” collection logically messages and users form part of a room the clients main interface will be “clsRooms”.

Figure 7.Room and Rooms class Code explanation Consuming the class library The project is divided into two main parts mainly into GUI and class library as shown in the below figure.18: . Page 137 of 215 .

aspx: . As seen in the below figure the metatag says to refresh the “Messages.aspx” and “SentMessages.Figure 7.Refresh rate for the chat application Page 138 of 215 . The end user screen should be capable of seeing the latest messages we some how need to ping the server for new messages so in order to achieve this we have used the HTML metatag in “Messages.21: .It is used to send the messages. Figure 7. • SentMessages.19: . • Messages.aspx:.20: . Figure 7.aspx” page after every 10 seconds.aspx” page.aspx”.aspx: -It basically just displays the messages to the user.aspx: .Solution explorer of the chat application The GUI part has all the aspx pages the end user comes in contact with GUI part.Frames for chat application Auto refresh fundamentals Chat applications are very dynamic. • Chat.It takes the user ID and password and allows you to select the room to enter the chat application.This is a frame which combines “Messages. The GUI part has following aspx pages:• Login.

• If the rooms object are already present then it type casts from the cache object to the module variable “objRooms”. clsMessage) etc. The following are the sequences occurred in the page load event: • If the cache object is NULL it creates rooms object and assign it to the cache object.22: . Figure 7. As discussed before we will be using cache API to share messages and rooms across the users. • Finally loads the rooms in combo box you can see final output page in the same figure.aspx pages. Below is the code snap it of the page load event of Login.Login page explanation As we all know from class diagram “classrooms” is the main class of all the classes (clsRoom.Login page flow Login button click logic Page 139 of 215 .

The load messages method loads the messages in the room. • • • We set the user name and select room in the session variable.23: .The simplicity of above code is because of the proper class diagram which shows relationship between users. Let’s try to understand the explanation of the code from below snap it: • The “objRooms” object is taken from cache object and currently logged in room. Page 140 of 215 . If the first two events are successfully done then we redirect the user to the chat page. Object is taken from the “objRooms” object taken from the session variable Session[“RoomIndex”]. NOTE: . rooms and messages. In case of any error we cache the exceptions and display the same on the “lblError” label. • The load user’s method loads the users in the room. Figure 7.Login button click logic Displaying the chat message and the users When the user is finally logged in the rooms below snaps are executed to display messages and users. NOTE: session variables are private to the user. NOTE: we have already explained in the class diagram how the login method works.After user puts the user ID and password in the login screen and clicks the login button the below shown snap it figure is executed and the following events takes place: • We call the login method of the “clsRooms” class.

Message and user class Page 141 of 215 .Figure 7.24: .

• Send message method is used to send the messages in the particular room which is denoted by “objRooms” object.25: . Page 142 of 215 .Figure 7. The change room method takes user name and the new room where the user wants to go.Loading messages and users Change room and Send messages Below is the code snap it which explains how the GUI will add new messages and change room. Finally it sets the room index and session variable.If the GUI code is kept simple all the business logic is in classes which makes the architecture more decent. NOTE: . • Change room object is done by calling the change room method of “objRooms” object.

Business Validation Page 143 of 215 .NET and SQL Server. How to write your own rules engine.Figure 7.Sending message in chat application Chapter 8 – Job Site Application What will you learn in this project • • • • • How to write a good object oriented project How to implement Microsoft data application blocks.Gives a functionality walk through.26: . How to load the jobsite In the CD we have provided “FullJobsite” folder if you open the folder you will find various other sub folders like Business Objects. Database designing in complete third normal form for the project. Business Validation.Gives a detail understanding of the job site code.xls Left to te readers In the source code folder Left to the readers • JobWebSiteFunctionalWalkThrough :. • JobSiteCodeUnderstanding :.doc FunctionPoints. Deliverables in CD for this Project Deliverables Requirement and Use Case document Estimation Technical Document Source Test document Videos Name of the file / Folder UseCases. • StarttheJobSiteProject :.Gives a walkthrough of how we can load the job site project and run the same. How to use ADO.

Data Access: . • • In the CD provided to you we have folder named “FullJobsite” copy this folder from CD to your local drive for instance (c:) so after copying to local drive you will have the following path written on the address bar “c:\ FullJobsite”. In this section we will understand how to load the complete Jobsite project. Business Validation Library: -It consists of all the validation required for the project. and BACKUP etc. Design. TheJobSite. Go to the SQL server by clicking Start>Programs>Microsoft SQL server>Enterprise Manager.It is basically back up of the database in our project so that you can load the SQL server database very easily. BACKUP: .It is clients to our projects which observes and see what jobs are posted by the company and inform to the job seeker.cs’ which has self-contained clsUser and clsUsers class similarly other classes like Jobseeker.It basically has the data access layer of the project. It uses the SQL Helper class or Microsoft Application Blocks to connect to the SQL Server.cs and Menu. TheJobSite: .cs have their respective classes. Solution: -It has . GetServiceGetJobs: . Solution.Library. Documents: -It consists of Requirement. Documents.sln file this unites all the project subunits together and to make the project development more easy.This folder consists of the UI (User Interface) part of the project. Testing and Delivery document. Business Validation: -It basically acts as a bridge between Business Objects and Business Validation Library. you will be prompted with a screen ‘SQL server Enterprise Manager’ in this window under the ‘console root’ there is a ‘database’ folder right click onto this folder and create ‘New Database’ with a name ‘Jobsite’ as shown in the following figure below Page 144 of 215 . Business Objects: -It contains objects required for the project such as ‘user. Data Access. GetServiceGetJobs. Build.

1 : .Restore database Page 145 of 215 .Create a new database • After creating a database named ‘Jobsite’ we will now load a BACKUP of a project provided in the CD and now in your local drive “c:\ FullJobsite\ BACKUP” with the following steps: - Right click ‘Jobsite’ folder>All Task>Restore Database>click ‘From Device’>select device>click Add>give path “c:\ FullJobsite\ BACKUP” as shown in the below figure Figure 8.2: .Figure 8.

4 : . right click on it>properties>click‘WebSharing’>add ‘GetServiceGetJobs’ folder as sharing as shown in the following figure Page 146 of 215 . right click on it>properties>click‘WebSharing’>add ‘TheJobsite’ folder as sharing as shown in the following figure Figure 8.Figure 8.Give Alias name • Similarly same changes for sharing for the ‘WebServiceGetJobs’.3: . In the ‘FullJobsite’ folder there is a subfolder named ‘WebServiceGetJobs’.Backup path • As this project is web you need to do following changes before starting it. In the ‘FullJobsite’ folder there is a subfolder named ‘TheJobsite’.

Alias name for WebserviceGetjobs Now two important settings should be done in the Web.Configurations for the jobsite • You have to provide the path where the ‘BusinessValidationLibrary.sln’>view Solution Explorer>open web.Config file. It should be same as Figure (A) arrowed 1 = Figure (B) arrowed 1 Figure 8. open ‘FullJobsite’ folder>open ‘Solution’ folder>open ‘JobSiteSolution’>open ‘JobSiteSolution.config file and edit it as shown in the following figure Figure 8.dll’ is.7 (B): .6 (A): .Path of the validation library DLL Page 147 of 215 .Config file: • One for database • Other for the Business Validation DLL Path To edit Web.• Figure 8.5 : .

Quadra has now multiplied its business four times the current one.Config file and making changes in the properties properly. you will see a Login screen as shown in the following figure and you have loaded the project ‘JobSite’ properly and ready to run it. once again have a check whether you have properly loaded the • After editing Web.• While installation of the database if you have changed the user ID and password then you have to make the same changes in the connection string Note: . Figure 8.8 : . Quadra mainly acts as intermediate between the jobseekers and the company trying to meet the needs of employee and the employer so they want a website which can consume their current workload so following are their requirements in bulleted form: • There are two types of users ‘jobseekers’ and ‘companies’. Overview of the Job Site Application Quadra is a multinational company mainly into recruiting business over a period of time.Jobsite home age Note – You can watch the Start jobsite video in case you have issues. Till today the working procedures are manually operated but due to recent heavy demand now the company is thinking of going automated with the help of information technology. Note: database.we have kept the default user ID and password for the database. press the “ctrl and F5” key together. Page 148 of 215 .

We are also not referring to any external system so we do not have any EIF in this project. Page 149 of 215 . You can find the estimation document in the Jobsite folder in the CD.Any kind of users should have login “user id” and “password”. “Job description” in short describes the work profile of the candidate and “closed” specifies the vacancies of jobs are filled up. Total Man days has come to 43 man days in approximation. • There should be two types of “job reports” one for ‘Jobseekers’ and one for ‘companies’. Both kind of user ‘jobseekers’ and ‘companies’ need to register themselves with Quadra website to access the services.ILF for jobsite project Explanation of EIF and EO Because we do not have any complex output there is EO in this project. Below is the section wise explanation of the same. ‘Jobseeker’ can see the report to which company he has applied and the ‘companies’ can see the report of job seeker who has applied for it. Figure 8.9: . • To register for ‘companies’ following are the fields: o ‘Companies’ should login with their own unique ‘user name” and “password”. Below is the image which explains in details regarding the same. The description section defines which DET we are referring to. Explanation of ILF In this project we have six logical files which we maintain. • The system should have enough flexibility to enable and disable validation on run time. • ‘Jobseekers’ can apply for any job posting posted by any company and jobseeker should be able to see a list of posting to which he can apply. o ‘Companies’ can post multiple jobs posting in order to make job posting following details are needed “closed” and “job description”. • To register for ‘jobseeker’ “user name” and “password” should be the two compulsory fields other fields may be included on company’s requirement. • ‘Jobseeker’ cannot apply to a job more than one time. But still let’s make a walk through of how we have arrived to this estimation. • • Estimation of the Job Site Application The estimation is pretty simple and straight forward.

Page 150 of 215 . Figure 8. Figure 8.10: .11:.EI in jobsite application Explanation for GSC In real projects lot of thought has to be put when you define your GSC. One is for the jobseeker which says which jobs he has applied for and second report is for the company in which we display who has applied for the jobs. But for simplicity sake currently we assume as one for all the sections.EQ in jobsite application Explanation for EI There are five EI’s in the project. If you make a walkthrough of the project you can easily figure out which are the EI in the project.Explanation for EQ There are two simple reports in the project.

12:. For this jobsite application we had calculated 29. So the procedures of calculating are that the percentage of execution time is distributed for every phase and finally added to execution of man days. 20% for technical stage and 5% for testing stage. By using two developers we can complete the project in 21.49 man days as the execution man days. • Calculating Man Days. technical design and testing phase.Figure 8. • Calculating adjusted Function Points. Below is the figure which shows how man days are calculated for chat application.GSC for jobsite application Final Estimation Below is the final estimation using 1. • Distributing Man Days across SDLC phase. One of most important point to know is any estimation methodology always given in the execution point.49 man days we have taken 20% for requirement stage. Page 151 of 215 . Once all the counting is done we need to convert the Function Points into Man Days. Now let’s look at how we distribute the man days across the SDLC phase.38 man days. Below is the process of conversion as follows: • Calculating unadjusted Function Points. From 29.5 FP per day as baseline. It does not consider time period for requirement.

In the first section we will have a pictorial look and then a detail explanation for the same is given in a tabular format.Figure 8.13: . Figure 8.Final Estimation of job site application Use Case Explanation Below are the use cases for this project.Logon and Logoff Page 152 of 215 .14: .

System validates userid and password is wrong.Register jobseeker and Apply jobs Use Case Use Case Name Description Primary Actor Trigger Pre-condition Assumption Failed End conditions UC001 Login in the Jobsite This use case depicts the flow of how a jobseeker or a company will login in to the Jobsite Jobseeker and Companies User opens the job URL Action Main Scenario Action Alternate Scenario 1. 3. Apply jobs and Whom I applied. System is again redirected to the same login page with a Page 153 of 215 .15: . 4. 2.Figure 8. 5. If he is a Company he will see maintain company .16 : . Login User Name is required 2. Step1 to Step3 in executed from the first action(User opens the home page of the website). 2. Password is required.Register Company and post jobs Figure 8. 3. Wrong userid and password entered 1. Post jobs and Who Applied. Userid and Password does not exists in the system. User opens the home page of the website 1. User enters the userid and password. 3. 6. User open the job site URL. If the user is a jobseeker he sees Maintain User . User is displayed a login screen with Userid and Password field. System validates the user and check if he is a jobseeker or a company.

5. 2. 2. Password. User is on the main menu page 2. User enters the following details Username. User is then displayed with a message saying “You have been registered successfully go to the Login page to login”. After the user fills in all information he clicks the update button. Job Seeker wants to register with the website Action Page 154 of 215 . 3. Company 1. Organization Name. User is then taken to the log in page of the website. Jobseeker and Companies User wants to register with the website User opens the job website 1. Note and Open Issues Use Case Use Case Name Description Primary Actor Trigger Pre-condition Assumption Failed End conditions Action Main Scenario UC002 Log Off This use case depicts the flow of how a jobseeker or a company will log of from the Jobsite Jobseeker and Companies User wants to log from the jobsite User is already logged in to the website 1. User is not able to login in to the website wants to register with the website User opens the website User clicks on register company link. User clicks on the Log off button 3.Success Scenarios error message saying that UserId and Password does not exist . User logs off and goes to the main login page Success Scenarios Note and Open Issues Use Case Use Case Name Description Primary Actor Trigger Pre-condition Assumption Failed End conditions Action Main Scenario UC003 Register User This use case depicts the flow of how jobseeker and companies can register in the jobsite. User is able to login in the home page and see the respective menus depending on whether it’s a company or a jobseeker. 1. Organization Phone and Address. User does not log of the system and still sees the same main menu page User clicks on the Log off button on the menu page 1. 4.

Company user clicks on post jobs. Password . Phone . 4. 3. 2. Company user uses his userid and password and logs on in to the website. Company user then enters a job description and opens the new job so that job seeker can apply to the job. 2. He can also update if he wants to open or close the job. 4. 1. 1. After registration user is able to login in to the website UC004 Post jobs This use case depicts how companies will post jobs Companies Companies wants to post new jobs Companies should be logged on in to the website Companies are not able to post jobs and jobseeker can not apply for new jobs. User clicks on Post new job 1. Address . If all the information is proper user is displayed message saying “You have been registered successfully go to the Login page to login”. 4. User clicks on the jobseeker register link. Jobseeker Name and Resume. User enters the following details Username . 3. User enters the new job description which the user should see. Once the user fills in all details. 5. He clicks update button to update the information. UC005 Apply jobs This use case depicts how jobseeker can apply for jobs Jobseeker Jobseeker wants to apply for jobs. User fills all the information and clicks on the update button. After that company clicks on Add jobs. Action Main Scenario Success Scenarios Note and Open Issues Use Case Use Case Name Description Primary Actor Trigger Pre-condition Assumption Page 155 of 215 . User wants to edit the job. 1. Jobseeker is logged on in to the jobsite.Main Scenario Success Scenarios Note and Open Issues Use Case Use Case Name Description Primary Actor Trigger Pre-condition Assumption Failed End conditions Action Main Scenario 1. Step1 and 2 is executed from the main scenario. Posted jobs by companies can be applied by job seekers. Surname . 3. User clicks on the job which he wants to edit. User opens the website 2.

3. Company user Companies want to view who has applied for the job. Jobseeker failed to get a proper report of the applied jobs. 4. Company User clicks on Who Applied. 2. UC007 View who applied for the job This use case depicts a report by which the companies can view who applied for jobs. UC006 View Applied jobs This use case depicts a report by which the user can view applied jobs. User logs on the website and clicks whom I applied. User clicks on apply jobs 1. 5. 1. 2. Company user is viewed list of Jobseeker can view the report where he can view who has applied for the job with his resume. Jobseeker can view the report of the applied jobs. User is viewed list of jobs he has applied till now. Company user is logged on inside the jobsite. job seeker name. In this list he is not shown the jobs which he has already applied. Once he has finished with jobs he wants to apply he clicks the update button. Company user fails to get proper report of the jobseeker who has applied for the job. 2. User clicks on apply jobs 1. surname. Jobseeker Jobseeker wants to view how many jobs he has applied till now. Company User logs on the website and clicks who applied. Page is then refreshed and list of jobs are shown. Jobseeker is logged on in to the jobsite. User can then check saying which jobs he wants to apply for. User logs on the website and clicks apply jobs.Failed End conditions Action Main Scenario Success Scenarios Note and Open Issues Use Case Use Case Name Description Primary Actor Trigger Pre-condition Assumption Failed End conditions Action Main Scenario Success Scenarios Note and Open Issues Use Case Use Case Name Description Primary Actor Trigger Pre-condition Assumption Failed End conditions Action Main Scenario Jobseeker can not apply for jobs. User is show a list of job which he has not applied for. Jobseeker can apply for jobs. Success Scenarios Page 156 of 215 .

The first diagram shows the ER relation ship and the next the actual data. Note and Open Issues E-R Diagram Explanation Below is the explanation of the ER diagram. Figure 8. So the Login table is further extended in two tables Organization and the JobSeeker table. Below is the Menu . MenuMaster and Login user relationship.17 : . Menu Master table has the MenuName and the ASPX page where it will redirect to when we click on the menu. ER diagram basically gives you a idea how your database structure will look like. The Login table is simple with UserName . Page 157 of 215 . MenuUser table is a many to many relationship table which defines the relationship of user and which menu they can see. Let us understand the ER diagram step by step. In both these tables the UserId_fk key defines the relationship. UserType will have value 1 when he is a jobseeker and value 2 when he is a company.Menu and Menu master In our project we have two types of user.address and phone number. So in this table we have the UserType_FK and the MenuId_FK fields which define the relationship. Password and the UserType.

Figure 8.19 :. Action has the action of the project for instance Page 158 of 215 .Figure 8. Below is the ER diagram which shows the rules tables of the project. Both these table have relationship defined by using UserId key.Job Application and Job Posting If you note one of the important requirement in the project is that validation has to be flexible.Different users in the system There are two main operations which are performed in this project company want to post jobs and applicant will apply for the same. The job posting table defines which company has posted jobs and the jobApplication table defines who have applied to the jobs. Rule tables has basically all the rules of the project.18 :.

Login, Delete user, Apply jobs etc which is represented in ActionMaster. Every action is associated with a rule which is defined by the ActionRules table.

Figure 8.20:- The rules engine

Architecture Explanation
The Architecture is pretty simple if you think and pretty complex if you think. Below is a bird eye view of the architecture. We have the following sections and corresponding is there explanation:• • • UI: - This is the UI through which the user will interact with our system. Currently it is the ASPX pages. Business layer: - This section has the business objects of the system like User, Company, Jobseeker, Posting etc. Please note these are just value object and denote strong type classes. Validation layer: - This section has all the validations of the project. Any business object passes through this validation layer. This validation layer takes rules from the rules table depending on action and applies to the object. Below is the code snippet of the validation class. You can see from the figure below it is just a collection of validations in the project.

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Figure 8.21: - Validation library • Business Validation Bridge Business Bridge basically stands between the validation engine and the Business objects. Technically Business Bridge takes the loaded business objects and invokes the methods from the validation engine using reflection. • Data Access Data Access layer is the main connector to the SQL Server database. Technically the Data Access layer uses Microsoft application blocks to connect to database. • SQL Helper SQL Helper is a part of Microsoft Data Application blocks. Microsoft Data Application blocks are given a part of the CD. • SQL Server SQL Server is the database. SQL Helper is the actual section which connects to the physical SQL Server database. Below are two figures one which shows the various section in the project and the other shows how these section is mapped actually in the project.

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Figure 8.22: - Architecture of the project

Class Diagram Explanation
Let’s go through the class diagram explanation of the project. In our project there are two types of user Jobseekers and Company Users. So we have three classes as shown in the figure below clsUser, clsJobSeeker and clsCompanyUser. ClsUser has common properties like Username, Password etc. clsJobSeeker and clsCompanyUser then inherit clsUser to define user specific properties. clsBusinessValidation class is the bridge who takes the business objects and validates the objects using BusinessValidationLibrary project. Every business object will have one object of clsBusinessValidation class. So there is a 1-1 relation ship between clsUser,clsJobSeeker ,clsCompanyUser and clsBusinessValidation .

Figure 8.23: - Class diagram from user, jobseeker and company user

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The heart of the whole project is the clsBusinessValidation class. The clsBusinessValidation class uses the clsBusinessValidationLibrary class for validation. clsBusinessValidationLibarary is nothing but collection of business validation which fire depending on objects , action and rules. See the Action table ER diagram for more details.

Figure 8.24 :- Rules engine Every user has menus depending on rights given to him. So you can see in the below diagram clsMenu is aggregated in clsUser class. Again we have the clsBusinessValidation class which will tie up the business objects with the validation library.

Figure 8.25 : - User and Menu relationship In our project we have two types of actions performed by the company and jobseeker type of users i.e. Apply jobs and postjobs. PostJob action has lot of things common with Applyjob. So we have created a inheritance relationship between clsPostJob and clsApplyJob. Again we have the clsBusinessValidation class which will tie up the business objects with the validation library.

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Below is the numbered explanation of the same. 3 – clsMenus defines a collection class which will store strongly types collection of clsMenu. 2 – Public property which do the set and get for both the private variables. 4. For instance in Menu.cs you will have clsMenu and clsMenus. _MenuDescription defines the menu description and _menuAspxPageName defines the Page name which the menu will redirect once clicked. Explanation of clsMenu and clsMenus Below is the class code snippet of clsMenu and clsMenus. clsMenus is collection of clsMenu class type. 1 – This defines the private variables of the class.Figure 8. Page 163 of 215 .26:.LoadbyUserType method will load all the menus in the collection according to userType.JobPosting and Applyjob Code Explanation Entity collection relation ship All business objects are divided in to two part single entity and multiple entities. Same way you have clsUser and clsUsers again the same thing clsUser is the entity and clsUsers is the collection.

27:. All our collection objects are loaded in the same way. then calls the DB which in turns fires the stored procedure and gets the datareader and finally loops and loads the menu collection. It has three steps first it creates the object of clsDbAccess.28:.Figure 8.Load by usertype code snippet Explanation of the user class Below is the detail explanation of the user class. Let us try to understand in numbered fashion looking at the figure below. 1 – clsDbAccess object is aggregated to fire SQL to the SQL Server database.Code snippet of clsmenu and clsMenus In the below figure you can see how loadbyUserType is coded. So clsMenus class object is create in the clsUser class. Figure 8. Page 164 of 215 . 2 – The relation ship between user and menus is of one as to many and aggregated relationship. That means one user can have many menus.

Login method which validates if the user is valid or not. Lets try to understand in detail. If you make a code walk through it basically uses the clsBusinessValidation class. Figure 8. 5 – GetMenus function is basically to get the objmenus collection of clsMenus type. Explanation of the businessvalidation bridge The core logic of the rules engine lies in clsBusinessValidation class. The Addbusinessobject method adds the business object to this collection base. Using reflection we can browse through the attributes and methods of the class and invoke them dynamically. clsBusinessValidation basically inherits from collection base. 7 – Validate method which validates if the object is proper or not. Below is the numbered code snippet and the explanation. 1 – Addbusinessobject – This method basically adds the business objects which are o be validated. 6.The set and get properties of the class clsUser.29:.3 – clsBusinessValidation is the bridge which connects the business object to library using reflection. 4 – As this is a business object we have the private properties of the class. connects to the library and fires validation according to the action table data. 8 .User class code snippet Calling the validation bridge This is the heart of the project the validation engine. The whole base of validation engine is using reflection. At any moment Page 165 of 215 .

We load the Assembly using the assembly namespace. 2 – All the rules are in validation library DLL. Page 166 of 215 . 6 – Loop through all the business object we want to validate and set the same. 4 – Create a instance of the object because we need to invoke methods on the object. 3 – Get the type of the validation library.businessvalidation code snippet Explanation of the reflection The validate method is crucial as it forms the heart of the rules engine.config file we have given the path where the DLL is physically. In web. Below is the numbered explanation of the same. 2 – The validate method basically uses reflection and calls the validation library methods. 1 – Load the rule s from the ActionRules and Rules tables. Figure 8. It basically takes the state for which it is validating and loads the rules from the ActionRules and rules table.of time we can have more than one business object for validation so we have implemented collections.30:. We will understand the same in detail manner in the next section. 5 – get th setObjecttoValidate method so that we can pass the business objects we need to validate. 7 – Dynamically invoke the rules using the methodname specified in the ActioRules and Rules table.

In the below code snippet you can easily visualize all the methods which are checking the object data. Page 167 of 215 .Reflection code snippet Explanation of Validation library The validation library is where all our business validation lies.Figure 8.31: .

32: .Figure 8. Page 168 of 215 .BusinessValidation Library Setobject to validate Method In order to validate the business validation library engine also needs the object. So we pass the same to the setObjecttoValidate method which in turns sets the object inside the library.

Below is the figure which shows the mapping. These all stored procedures are invoked from clsDbaccess class.Figure 8. Page 169 of 215 .33:. All our database operations are written in stored procedures.SetobjectToValidate Explanation of Data access The data access is a done using the clsdbAccess class.

Job objects etc.Figure 8. All the business objects are used in same fashion i.34 : . Page 170 of 215 .e.Data access layer maps to the stored procedures Explanation of UI UI of the project is pretty simple. in the same manner we can use Menu . set the properties and call the update method. For instance to add a new company we create the clsCompanyUser object. create the object and use it. The below code snippet shows how company user object is used . Step 1 is where we set all the properties and Step 2 is where we call the update method.

Deliverables in CD for this Project Deliverables Requirement and Use Case document Estimation Technical Document Source Test document Videos Name of the file / Folder Left to the readers as exercise Estimation.Gives a code walkthrough for quadra client.xls Left to the readers as exercise In the source code folder Left to the readers as exercise QuadraClientExplanation :. Page 171 of 215 .Figure 8. QuadraClientCodeUnderstaing :. Chapter 9 – Quadra Client Web services What will you learn in this project • • How to consume webservices How to implement security in webservices.In case you have issues understanding the code.Consuming business objects in client Note :.This video explains the functionality of Quadra client. You can watch the code walkthrough video of the jobsite which is provided in the CD.35 : .

Figure 9. • • If the Web Sharing of ‘WebServiceGetJobs’ not done previously then it should be done.How to start the Quadra client ‘WebServiceGetJobs’ is a client to our project.1 : . If everything goes properly we should get the below screen. Right click ‘WebServiceGetJobs’ folder>Properties>Web Sharing>Share this folder>Click Add.Update web reference • Once the proxies are updated. This will update the web service proxie s in case it is not up to date. Page 172 of 215 . build the project and run it. click windows consumer>right click ‘service jobs’>update ‘Web Reference’> click “Yes to all” as shown in the figure below. To load it we have to make the following changes: • Note that the ‘JobSite’ should be properly running properly. In Solution Explorer.

C# or any other language who understand XML.Figure 9. For instance in our job application we have exposed functionality to get recent jobs.2:.In this project at both ends we have C# as a language. So now we can consume this service either using JAVA . This scenario does not reflect the actual use of web service. For instance we have a java client which is consuming the job web Page 173 of 215 . Note: . Because the functionality is exposed in XML it can be consumed by other languages.Quadra client running successfully Web service Fundamentals Microsoft introduced web services so that we can expose our functionality in XML which can then be consumed by hetrogenous languages. The ideal scenario is when we have different language other than C# consuming the server.

Add web reference After you click on add web reference you will be popped with a screen as sho wn in figure below. Below are the steps to add reference to the webservice.service. The screen shows which web services do you want to add to the project and generate proxy. We have used web service for this scenario as it will save lot of time in integration and thinking from future perspective . Currently our webservice is hosted in the local machine itself. what if tomorrow we have scenarios where some other language other than C# have to consume this service. • Figure 9. Page 174 of 215 . • The first step is to add reference and generate proxy for the webservice. So we click on Web services on the local machine. So as shown in the figure below we right click on the windows consumer client and click on add web reference.3:.

Your client will refer the same using the proxy name.4: . Page 175 of 215 .Web service getJobs • Once you click on getJobs you will popped with a screen below which says what name you would like to name proxy. Figure 9.Bro wse web services • In the local web service we can see our quadra job service getJobs.Figure 9. Click on it to generate proxy.5: .

Click on the login link.Set the webservice project as start up • After you have set the web service as start up run the project. Also note the ASMX file on the browser URL.Add reference • In case you want to test the webservice.6: . You will get the below screen. Figure 9. The below display shows the functionalities exposed through the web service.7:. Click on the Login link.e.Figure 9. You can do the following. So the below screen is generated by reading the WSDL file made by the web service. Page 176 of 215 . Basically you can know what functionalities is exposed by the web service using the ASMX file. Set the web service project as start up. Web service exposes its functionality using WSDL i. Web service e Description language.

8 :. If everything is successful then you should get a bla nk screen. Using the ASMX ( which internally uses WSDL) we can invoke the web service with proper data with out actually making the UI. Enter a valid userid and password and click invoke.Figure 9. Page 177 of 215 .Exposing functionalities of the webservice • Once you click on login link you will get the below screen.

Estimation of the Quadra Client Application Page 178 of 215 . Quadra successfully launches its website but they want some serious value addition for jobseeker. In order to use a “Quadra Client” user has to login the “Quadra Client” using the same Quadra ‘user ID’ and ‘Password’ given in the website.Figure 9.Login web service invoked Overview of the Quadra Client Application This project is enhancement of first project.After having a discussion with top management Quadra came out with a solution and decided to launch “Quadra Client”. 2) A “Quadra Client” will then ping the job site with in a particular period of time. “Quadra Client” will ha ve the following features: 1) “Quadra Client” will be a desktop client which the end user or jobseeker will install in his desktop machine. As soon as any company posts a new job the same will be displayed on the Quadra client.9 :. This ‘user ID’ and ‘Password’ is same which he has received from the jobseeker registration form.

ILF and EO There are no ILF in the system because it’s a simple webservice and does not maintain any logical files as such.12:.10:.EI for the quadra client Page 179 of 215 .Below is the detail estimation explanation of the quadra client. There are no complex report in the system so there are no EO’s also. Figure 9.11:. EIF There are two external data which we refer in the system on is for login and second for the displaying the jobs. Figure 9. Figure 9.EQ for the quadra client EI We have two sections in which data passes from one boundary to other that is the login section and second the job display section.EIF for quadra client EQ There is one simple display for the recent jobs posted so there is one EQ in the system.

Once all the counting is done we need to convert the Function Points into Man Days.5 FP per day as baseline.GSC As usual we have considered GSC as 1. Figure 9. • Calculating Man Days. Below is the process of conversion as follows: • Calculating unadjusted Function Points. Page 180 of 215 .GSC for quadra client Total Estimation Below is the final estimation using 1.13: . • Distributing Man Days across SDLC phase. Below is the figure which shows how man days are calculated for chat application. • Calculating adjusted Function Points.

technical design and testing phase.14: . By using two developers we can complete the project in 7 man days approximately. It does not consider time period for requirement. One of most important point to know is any estimation methodology always gives execution (development and coding) estimation.53 man days as the execution man days. So the procedures of calculating is that the percentage of execution time is distributed for every phase and finally added to execution of man days. First user logs in to quadra client second he views the jobs. From 10. 20% for technical stage and 5% for testing stage. Figure 9.Quadra client estimation Use Case Explanation Basically there are two use case in this system. Below are the diagrams and the explanation of the use cases.Now let’s look at how we distribute the man days across the SDLC phase. For this jobsite application we had calculated 10. Page 181 of 215 .53 man days we have taken 20% for requirement stage.

UC002 View recent posted jobs in quadra client This use case depicts how jobs will be viewed using quadra client Jobseeker User wants to view jobs using quadra client Page 182 of 215 . User opens the home page of the website 1. 2. 3. 3. 1. User is able to see recent jobs posted by companies.Quadra client use cases Use Case Use Case Name Description Primary Actor Trigger Pre-condition Assumption Failed End conditions UC001 Login in the Quadra client This use case depicts the flow of how a jobseeker will login in to the quadra client Jobseeker User double clicks and opens the quadra client. User enters the userid and password. Step1 to Step3 in executed from the first action 2. Login User Name is required 2. 5.Figure 9. System is again redirected to the same login page with a error message saying that UserId and Password does not exist . Wrong userid and password entered 1. If he is a valid user user can see job recently posted. Action Main Scenario Action Alternate Scenario Success Scenarios Note and Open Issues Use Case Use Case Name Description Primary Actor Trigger 1. System validates the user and checks if he is a valid user. User is displayed a login screen with Userid and Password field. Password is required. User opens the quadra client.15 :. 4. System validates userid and password is wrong. 3. Userid and Password does not exists in the system.

System waits for 2 minutes. Step2 to Step4 is repeated with two minutes time interval. Many time in projects you will see this need because steps are same in alternate scenarios of the use case. 4. 5. User sees a list of jobs currently posted. The webservice stands on the previous classes of the jobsite database Page 183 of 215 .Defining the use case loop Class Diagram Explanation The class is pretty simple. The third method is a bit tricky let’s try to understand what the use of that method is. User is disconnected from the quadra client User logs in to the quadra client 1. 1 and 2 are the methods which are exposed as webmethod. 3. ServiceJobSite class is just a webservice which exposes the class functionality of the job site. User logs in to the quadra client 2. 1. 2 and 3.Pre-condition Assumption Failed End conditions Action Main Scenario User is already logged in to quadra client 1. Below is the use case snippet figure of how the loop is written. Login method is useful to check whether the user exists in the system. It has two methods Login and getJObs. serviceJobSite class is the webservice class. User logs off and goes to the main login page Success Scenarios Note and Open Issues In this use case (UC002) one of the worth looking thing is how we have depicted the repetitive steps of the refresh mechanism. But you can only expose functionality which are in disconnected mode. Just after the figure we have numbered the steps as 1 . The true value indicates that the method is stateful. YOu can also see the code snippet after the explanation. We have added a new class by name servicejobsite. Both the methods are attributed as webmethod true so that they can be exposed as a webservice and also are stateful.16:. Figure 9. Webservice are used bascially to expose the functionality in XML so that we can use the same across hetrogenous languages. After two minutes system goes to the server to get the job list again.

e. In the login method in 1 we have set the properties and in the second step i.Methods exposed through webservice Code Explanation Let’s make a code walkthrough of inner details of the webservice. Page 184 of 215 .17 : . Figure 9.class diagram for the webservice Figure 9. Both the methods are numbered. 2 we have set the object to a session variable so that we can get the same object is subsequent request. So convertdatareadertodataset basically converts the datareader to dataset so that we can expose the same through webservice.18 :. Below is the expanded version of the code snippet for both login and getjobs method. One of the important point to note is webservices are my default stateless and to make it stateful you need to use the HttpContext object. Datareader is a connection oriented object which the webservice can not expose.access layer which returns only datareader.

This is done by checking the session variable set in the login method.getJobs function in action Chapter 10 – Points to be noted in projects Here are some important points which can really make you work efficiently in projects. In the second step we get the datareader .Using the clsUser inside webservice getJobs is pretty simple object.. As the saying goes.your life and your family. The best way to control changes is by taking official sign offs from the end Customer. Don’t become a zombie . Try to freeze your requirements before the start of the project. Do a professional job but don’t end up marrying the project or the company. The first thing we check is whether he has logged in to the webservice.. Many developers after a certain amount of time become possessive about the project and the company. Try to come on time and go on time. building quality software and skating on ice are both easy to do provided requirements are frozen..nobody said on his death bed that he would have liked to spend more time in the office.Figure 9. • Page 185 of 215 .19 :. Love your work but not your project or the company. In practical scenarios it is very difficult to control the end customer.20 :. But if you can at least control the changes it will help you manage the project comfortably. • There is life outside projects. Figure 9. convert to dataset and pass back the same to the client. So that you do not get saturated and work on the project for a longer time and effectively.

If you are a developer avoid doing their work from start to finish.believe me it’s not a sin if a customer is giving you unreasonable deadlines. Do not treat your project people as a resource. That’s the key to success for any software project. Developers talk about concepts of OOPS. Every project has parasite developers. your team is only as strong as its weakest link. Test and Test. Customer’s pay heavily for making software so do not make it a learning ground. Many time developers end up doing nitty gritty work and forget the bigger part of the project. Do not cheat and leave the same till it goes to the end client. Step in to help others when they are stuck but you should know when to step out as well. In many projects developers try to implement new technologies in mid of the project just by hearing jargons. design patterns etc etc. Do not talk about stars. Do not try to be an octopus . There’s a thin line between helping somebody cross a tough hurdle and carrying him on your shoulders . The moment you consider them as a Page 186 of 215 . Some times practical deadlines make it impossible to implement these features. team leader. Sometimes stepping back makes the project move further Tackle bigger problems of the project first. For instance every project has non-frequent masters code them later and start the transaction screens first. Remember. Test. Keep yourself flexible and compromise with quality when you have deadlines…. The right proportion of people from each grade is important. So believe in distributing the load equally which is not only good for the project but also for you in the long run. In a model you have one senior person at the top. any one working in a project is finally a human being with emotions. In short every project has developers who constantly take help from others thus bringing down their productivity. Yes it is possible that they are your friends.what’s smarter. Do not hide your defects. These fundamentals are important but it should end up with only jargons. Do not hide it. Every project starts with talking about stars but later ends up somewhere else. but think for a moment . Yes. senior developers and then juniors. giving a person one fish everyday from your catch or teaching him how to fish. The best way to complete any project is to start those screens which are used by the customer more often. Do not make projects your learning ground. the A model. That’s bookish thinking. Project managers have this jargon of thinking of every one as a resource. On any level if you have too much concentration you will have ego issue and promotion issues.unfortunately you were born with only two hands. full database normalization. Avoid ego issues during the project. give them hints but do not do complete coding for them.e.. Developers are the best guys who know where the code will crash. analyze and fix it.• • • • • • • • • • Do not try to be a hero in the project.always be aware of this.If you are a project manager you should analyze such kind of developers and take effective action at the very beginning which may even mean removing the resource from the project. Because heroes also have to go through all the hardships. Many times in a project developers and managers get stuck up with ego issues. project manager. Maintaining a right project hierarchy is very important i.

don’t be a preacher. If you think you have done something good show it. advertise it.• • • • • • • resource they will also consider you as a resource. In your own interests wipe off the word from your vocabulary. In case you are maintaining some other developers’ code do not criticize the code. mineral resources. It will help you during your assessment. Getting into egos and politics will only complicate things.you get the point. Make yourself visible. Page 187 of 215 . Remember juniors respect their seniors only if they sit with them for development and understand their difficulties. Avoid getting into project politics. Moreover the word resource reminds you of water resources. oil & natural gas resources. let your actions do the talking. make it visible. Change is the only constant in life .people only respect leaders who lead from the front rather than issue orders from the rear .this is painfully true in the software industry more than anywhere else. This is a time tested rule . etc which become empty some day . If you are working in a maintenance project upgrade yourself time to time. If any resource is working on a project for more than a year his performance comes down. Avoid unnecessary meetings. If you are a project manager in the project do not make it a compulsory rule that you will never touch coding. Prepare a proper KT plan and bring in new resources and roll the old resources off for some better prospects. Who knows in what circumstances the project was made . Peace of mind is the most important thing.

much like starting up a car and then there are those whom you just cannot coax into doing their job. Keep the environment relaxed and don’t impose unnecessary restrictions. Be an empowering leader. you may need to inevitably remove them from the project much like sending broken down cars to the garage . Build leadership across your team across all levels. Assume that your best developers will not last the entire length of the project. Catch people doing something right genuine praise for a job well done is one of the strongest motivators for people. TEAM WORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK Page 188 of 215 . Average developers need to be pushed into action and monitored continuously. The occasional team outings. Finally remember. for some awards. for others the lure of going onsite. dinners go a long way in keeping people happy .as a Project Manager this is one of your primary responsibilities. Recognize & reward efforts . Have a back up plan in place in case some of your best developers quit midway through the project.for some it could be gaining technical knowledge. Keep the team motivated . At the same time remember delegation is not abdication .• • • • • • • • • • Identify what makes the other person tick . Whatever it is. This will greatly help you in handling bigger projects involving more than 50 developers. Don’t spread yourself too thin. Spend 80% of your time with the top 20% of the developers who are the champions in the project. Proactive quality developers are like fast moving cars . Handle people issues in a sensitive manner . You will get more output generated in this manner.people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. Use delegation effectively . The best leaders are those who consistently surround themselves with people who are better than they are in a certain area and develop synergy towards achieving the common goal. You will end up building a strong and loyal team who rise to the occasion when needed.it could be a small gesture like presenting an ipod to a star performer but it means a lot to people.else you will end up spending your time and energy pushing these worn out cars and get exhausted.use the staff welfare budget wisely.too many times it happens that people are working in isolation with no recognition for their efforts. scout for team members who are better than you are and assign tasks respectively. In this way you will also indirectly help your key developers to become better leaders which boosts their long term career prospects .you only need to navigate them and they will reach the goal.you are eventually responsible for final delivery of the project.delegate the right tasks to the right people.building people is an ongoing exercise to be done on a daily basis and not something to be remembered only during the annual appraisal meetings. as a PM it is mandatory you realize what makes people tick and utilize it for achieving the end goal. People will also realize that their efforts are being noticed .

System should upload the data and check if any duplicate data has come back.Projects coming up in second edition In second edition we will be convering the following projects. They do marketing using their call centre division located in India.This project will need a good knowledge of windows process and knowledge about reporting system like crystal.com. For every phone number they pay 50 cents. ERS wants a IT solution which should provide the following functionality :• • • User should be able to upload every day phone data received fro DFL telecom. There will be an report which will be used by management to see how much data is duplicate and how much is fresh and pay accordingly to DFL telecom. Call centre project ERS call centre is an mid cap firm mainly in to mobile business. This check will be done on the basis of phone number. Note :. They buy huge bulk of phone numbers from DFL telecom limited located in US.The ERS call centre then makes cold calls to these numbers to generate sales. You can mail your source code to shiv_koirala@yahoo. But if you can complete the same on your own send us the code with documentation and we will review and send it across. Page 189 of 215 .

Balance sheet and profit/loss report.What is MSIL or CIL .NET Interview Questions Book Basic . What is JIT?) What is the CLR? What is the CTS? What is CLS(Common Language Specification)? What is Managed Code? What is Assembly ? What are different types of Assembly? What is NameSpace? What is Difference between NameSpace and Assembly? If you want to view a Assembly how to you go about it (Twist : What is ILDASM ?) ? What is Manifest? Where is version information stored of a assembly ? Is versioning applicable to private assemblies? What is GAC (Twist :.in or bpb@vsnl. How do you sign an assembly ?)? How to add and remove a assembly from GAC? What is Delay signing ? What is garbage collection? Can we force garbage collector to run ? Page 190 of 215 .NET assembly in GAC ?) ? What is concept of strong names (Twist :. How do we apply strong names to assembly ? .EXE . DBSS is looking for a IT solution which will have the following functionalities :• • Voucher and cash entry according to company gains and spendings Will generate Trial balance.com. Below are all the questions from my three Interview question .How do we generate strong names or what is the process of generating string names . Interview questions Once you are done with hands on project its time to find a job.NET Interview question . If you want to buy those book you can get it from any BPB book shop mentioned in this books first page or else you can mail the same to bpb@bol.net.MSC Accounting package DBSS accounting firm software company wants to develop accounting package for Mid size companies. What is use of SN.NET Framework questions What is IL? (Twist :.What are situations when you register . . SQL Server Interview questions and Java Interview questions.

NET ? How do you do object pooling in .NET? When we use windows API in . What caution needs to be taken in order that .What is reflection? What are different type of JIT ? What are Value types and Reference types ? What is concept of Boxing and Unboxing ? What’s difference between VB.NET (Twist : What is RCW ?)? Once i have developed the COM wrapper do i have to still register the COM in registry? How can we use .NET ? What are types of compatibility in VB6? Threading What is Multi.NET is it managed or unmanaged code ? What is COM ? What is Reference counting in COM ? Can you describe IUKNOWN interface in short ? Can you explain what is DCOM ? How do we create DCOM object in VB6? How to implement DTC in .threading ? What is a Thread ? Did VB6 support multi.NET components in COM (Twist :.NET ? How many types of Transactions are there in COM + .NET components is compatible with COM ?) ? How can we make Windows API calls in .What is CCW (COM callable wrapper) ?.threading ? Can we have multiple threads in one App domain ? Which namespace has threading ? Can you explain in brief how can we implement threading ? How can we change priority and what the levels of priority are provided by .NET ? What does Addressof operator do in background ? How can you reference current thread of the method ? What's Thread.Sleep() in threading ? How can we make a thread sleep for infinite period ? What is Suspend and Resume in Threading ? What the way to stop a long running thread ? How do i debug thread ? Page 191 of 215 .NET and C# ? What’s difference between System exceptions and Application exceptions? What is CODE Access security? NET Interoperability How can we use COM Components in .tasking ? What is Multi.

What are the limitation of constructors for Single call SAO ?) How can we call methods in remoting Asynchronously ? What is Asynchronous One-Way Calls ? What is marshalling and what are different kinds of marshalling ? What is ObjRef object in remoting ? What is a WebService ? What is UDDI ? What is DISCO ? What is WSDL? What the different phase of acquiring a proxy object in Webservice ? What is file extension of Webservices ? Which attribute is used in order that the method can be used as WebService ? What are the steps to create a webservice and consume it ? Do webservice have state ? Page 192 of 215 .NET ? Describe in detail Basic of SAO architecture of Remoting? What is the situation you will use singleton architecture in remoting ? What is fundamental of published or precreated objects in Remoting ? What are the ways client can create object on server in CAO model ? Are CAO stateful in nature ? In CAO model when we want client objects to be created by “NEW” keyword is there any precautions to be taken ? Is it a good design practice to distribute the implementation to Remoting Client ? What is LeaseTime.SponsorshipTime .Join() in threading ? What are Daemon thread's and how can a thread be created as Daemon? When working with shared data in threading how do you implement synchronization ? Can we use events with threading ? How can we know a state of a thread? what is a monitor object? what are wait handles ?(Twist :.NET Remoting ? Which class does the remote object has to inherit ? What are two different types of remote object creation mode in .What's Thread.RenewonCallTime and LeaseManagerPollTime? Which config file has all the supported channels/protocol ? How can you specify remoting parameters using Config files ? Can Non-Default constructors be used with Single Call SAO?(Twist :.What is a mutex object ?) what is ManualResetEvent and AutoResetEvent ? What is ReaderWriter Locks ? How can you avoid deadlock in threading ? What’s difference between thread and process? Remoting and Webservices What is an application domain? What is .

NET session with classic ASP session variables? Which various modes of storing ASP.NET ? What are abstract classes ? What’s a Interface ? What is difference between abstract classes and interfaces? Page 193 of 215 .Caching Concepts What is application object ? What’s the difference between Cache object and application object ? How can get access to cache object ? What are dependencies in cache and types of dependencies ? Can you show a simple code showing file dependency in cache ? What is Cache Callback in Cache ? What is scavenging ? What are different types of caching using cache object of ASP.Can you explain different properties of Object Oriented Systems?)(Twist :.What’s difference between Association .NET session and compare ASP.NET session ? Is Session_End event supported in all session modes ? What are the precautions you will take in order that StateServer Mode work properly ? What are the precautions you will take in order that SQLSERVER Mode work properly ? Where do you specify session state mode in ASP.NET cache object ? How will implement Page Fragment Caching ? What are ASP. Aggregation and Inheritance relationships?) How can we acheive inheritance in VB.NET ? What are the other ways you can maintain state ? What are benefits and Limitation of using Hidden fields ? What is ViewState ? Do performance vary for viewstate according to User controls ? What are benefits and Limitation of using Viewstate for state management? How an you use Hidden frames to cache client data ? What are benefits and Limitation of using Hidden frames? What are benefits and Limitation of using Cookies? What is Query String and What are benefits and Limitation of using Query Strings? OOPS What is Object Oriented Programming ? What’s a Class ? What’s a Object ? What’s the relation between Classes and Objects ? What are different properties provided by Object-oriented systems ?(Twist :.NET? How can you cache different version of same page using ASP.

NET? In below sample code if we create a object of class2 which constructor will fire first ? What’s the significance of Finalize method in .What’s difference between HashTable and ArrayList ? ) What are queues and stacks ? What is ENUM ? What is nested Classes ? What’s Operator Overloading in .NET events are processed ? In which event are the controls fully loaded ? How can we identify that the Page is PostBack ? How does ASP. how can we ensure this ? Page 194 of 215 .NET What’s the sequence in which ASP.What is a delegate ? What are event’s ? Do events have return type ? Can event’s have access modifiers ? Can we have shared events ? What is shadowing ? What’s difference between Shadowing and Overriding ? What’s difference between delegate and events? If we inherit a class do the private variables also get inherited ? What are different accessibility levels defined in . as clients can forget to call Dispose method? In what instances you will declare a constructor to be private? ASP.NET ? Why can not you specify accessibility modifier in Interface ? What are similarities between Class and structure ? What’s a difference between Class and structure’s ? What does virtual keyword mean ? What are shared (VB.NET? Why is it preferred to not use finalize for clean up? How can we suppress a finalize method? What’s the use of DISPOSE method? How do I force the Dispose method to be called automatically.NET maintain state in between subsequent request ? What is event bubbling ? How do we assign page specific attributes ? Administrator wants to make a security check that no one has tampered with ViewState .NET)/Static(C#) variables? What is Dispose method in .NET ? Can you prevent a class from overriding ? What’s the use of “MustInherit” keyword in VB.NET ? Whats the use of “OverRides” and “Overridable” keywords ? Where are all .NET Collection classes located ? What is ArrayList ? What’s a HashTable ?(Twist :.

Config” ? What’s a SESSION and APPLICATION object ? What’s difference between Server. Datalist and repeater ? From performance point of view how do they rate ? What’s the method to customize columns in DataGrid? How can we format data inside DataGrid? How will decide the design consideration to take a Datagrid .What’s the use of @ Register directives ? What’s the use of SmartNavigation property ? What is AppSetting Section in “Web.Transfer and response.NET? What are major events in GLOBAL.NET? How can we create custom controls in ASP.NET ? What are different IIS isolation levels? Page 195 of 215 .NET ? How do we enable tracing ? What exactly happens when ASPX page is requested from Browser? How can we kill a user session ? How do you upload a file in ASP. so what will you do ? What is Tracing in ASP.config” and “Machine.NET? How does authorization work in ASP.NET ? How do I send email message from ASP.Redirect ? What’s difference between Authentication and authorization? What is impersonation in ASP.ASAX” file ? What’s the difference between “Web. datalist or repeater ? Difference between ASP and ASP.NET ? Can you explain in brief how the ASP.NET ? Can you explain what is “AutoPostBack” feature in ASP.NET authentication process works? What are the various ways of authentication techniques in ASP.NET ? How can you enable automatic paging in DataGrid ? What’s the use of “GLOBAL.NET ? How many types of validation controls are provided by ASP.ASAX file ? What order they are triggered ? Do session use cookies ? How can we force all the validation control to run ? How can we check if all the validation control are valid and proper ? If you have client side validation is enabled in your Web page . Does that mean server side code is not run? Which JavaScript file is referenced for validating the validators at the client side ? How to disable client side script in validators? I want to show the entire validation error message in a message box on the client side? You find that one of your validation is very complicated and does not fit in any of the validators .Config” file ? Where is ViewState information stored ? What’s the use of @ OutputCache directive in ASP.NET? What’s difference between Datagrid .

NET ? What is the use of connection object ? What is the use of command objects and what are the methods provid ed by the command object ? What is the use of dataadapter ? What are basic methods of Dataadapter ? What is Dataset object? What are the various objects in Dataset ? How can we connect to Microsoft Access .NET? ) How can we implement singleton pattern in .NET ? . Oracle etc ? How do we connect to SQL SERVER . What is shallow copy and deep copy ?) What are the situations you will use a Web Service and Remoting in projects? Can you give a practical implementation of FAÇADE patterns? How can we implement observer pattern in .How can we use dataadapter to fill a dataset ?) What are the various methods provided by the dataset object to generate XML? How can we save all data from dataset ? How can we check that some changes have been made to dataset since it was loaded ?(Twist :. if yes then which? What is Service Oriented architecture? ADO.NET projects ? What are steps involved to fill a dataset ?(Twist :.NET and how do we provide parameters to the stored procedures? How can we force the connection object to close after my datareader is closed ? I want to force the datareader to return only schema of the datastore rather than data ? How can we fine tune the command object when we are expecting a single row or a single value ? Which is the best place to store connectionstring in .How to implement cloning in .How do we get changed value dataset ? ) Page 196 of 215 . which namespace do we use ? How do we use stored procedure in ADO.NET? How do you implement prototype pattern in .How can you implement MVC pattern in ASP.NET What is the namespace in which .NET architecture ? What are the two fundamental objects in ADO.How can cancel all changes done in dataset ? .NET has the data functionality classes ? Can you give a overview of ADO.NET ? What is difference between dataset and datareader ? What are major difference between classic ADO and ADO..NET?(Twist: . Foxpro .NET? What is three tier architecture? Have you ever worked with Microsoft Application Blocks.NET Architecture What are design patterns ? What’s difference between Factory and Abstract Factory Pattern’s? What’s MVC pattern? (Twist: .

When does plage split occurs ?) What is RAID and how does it work ? What's the difference between DELETE TABLE and TRUNCATE TABLE commands? What are the problems that can occur if you do not implement locking properly in SQL SERVER ? What are different transaction levels in SQL SERVER ?(Twist :. copy ? SQL SERVER What is normalization? What are different type of normalization? What is denormalization ? What is a candidate key ? What are different types of joins and whats the difference between them ? What are indexes and What is the difference between clustered and nonclustered indexes? How can you increase SQL performance ? What is the use of OLAP ? What's a measure in OLAP ? What are dimensions in OLAP ? What are levels in dimensions ? What are fact tables and dimension tables in OLAP ? (Twist :.what are different types of locks in SQL SERVER ?) What are different locks in SQL SERVER ? Can we suggest locking hints to SQL SERVER ? What is LOCK escalation? What are the different ways of moving data/databases between servers and databases in SQL Server? What are advantages of SQL 2000 over SQl 7.How add/remove row’s in “DataTable” object of “DataSet” ? What’s basic use of “DataView” ? What’s difference between “DataSet” and “DataReader” ? How can we load multiple tables in a DataSet ? How can we add relation’s between table in a DataSet ? What’s the use of CommandBuilder ? What’s difference between “Optimistic” and “Pessimistic” locking ? How many way’s are there to implement locking in ADO.can you explain the star schema for OLAP ? ) What is DTS? What is fillfactor ? (Twist :.NET? What’s difference between Dataset.0 ? What is the difference between a HAVING CLAUSE and a WHERE CLAUSE? What is difference between UNION and UNION ALL SQL syntax ? How can you raise custom errors from stored procedure ? What is ACID fundamental and what are transactions in SQL SERVER ? What is DBCC? Page 197 of 215 . clone and Dataset.NET ? How can we perform transactions in .

Explain in short all types of diagrams in UML ?) What are advantages of using UML?(Twist: .What is Modeling and why UML ?) What’s the sequence of UML diagrams in project?(Twist: .Do I need all UML diagrams in a project? Give a small brief explanation of all Elements in activity diagrams? Explain Different elements of a collaboration diagram ? Explain Component diagrams ? Explain all parts of a deployment diagram? Describe various components in sequence diagrams? What are the element in State Chart diagrams ? Describe different elements in Static Chart diagrams ? Explain different elements of a Use Case ?(Twist: .What is purpose of Replication ? What are different type of replication supported by SQL SERVER ? What is BCP utility in SQL SERVER ? What are different types of triggers in SQl SERVER 2000 ? If we have multiple AFTER Triggers on table how can we define the sequence of the triggers ? What is SQl injection ? UML What is UML? How many types of diagrams are there in UML ?(Twist :.What’s difference between Activity and sequence diagrams?(I leave this to the readers)) Project Management What is project management? Is spending in IT project’s constant through out the project? Who is a stakeholder ? Can you explain project life cycle ?(Twist :.How did you implement UML in your project?) Just a small Twist: .How many phases are there in software project ?) Are risk constant through out the project ? Can you explain different software development life cycles ? What is triple constraint triangle in project management ? What is a project baselines ? What is effort variance? How is normally a project management plan document organized ? How do you estimate a project? What is CAR (Causal Analysis and Resolution)? How do you handle change request? What is internal change request? Page 198 of 215 .

What is difference between SITP and UTP in testing ? What are the software you have used for project management? What are the metrics followed in project management?(Twist: .Two of your resources have conflict’s between them how would you sort it out ?) How do you start a project? How did you do resource allocations? How do you do code reviews ? SQL Server Interview Questions Book Database Concepts What is a database or database management systems (DBMS)? What’s difference between DBMS and RDBMS ? What are CODD rules? Is access database a RDBMS? What’s the main difference between ACCESS and SQL SERVER? What’s the difference between MSDE and SQL SERVER 2000? What is SQL SERVER Express 2005 Edition? What is SQL Server 2000 Workload Governor? What’s the difference between SQL SERVER 2000 and 2005? What are E-R diagrams? How many types of relationship exist in database designing? Can you explain Fourth Normal Form? Can you explain Fifth Normal Form? What’s the difference between Fourth and Fifth normal form? Have you heard about sixth normal form? What is Extent and Page? What are the different sections in Page? What are page splits? In which files does actually SQL Server store data? What is Collation in SQL Server? Can we have a different collation for database and table? SQL Revisiting basic syntax of SQL? What are “GRANT” and “REVOKE’ statements? What is Cascade and Restrict in DROP table SQL? What is a DDL. DML and DCL concept in RDBMS world? Page 199 of 215 .What metrics will you look at in order to see the project is moving successfully?) You have people in your team who do not meet there deadlines or do not perform what are the actions you will take ? (Twist :.

NET run-time? What’s a “SAND BOX” in SQL Server 2005? What is a application domain? Page 200 of 215 .NET controls SQL SERVER or is it vice-versa? Is SQLCLR configured by default? How to configure CLR for SQL SERVER? Is .NET CLR and SQL SERVER run in different process? Does .NET code in SQL SERVER 2005? How can we drop a assembly from SQL SERVER? Are changes made to assembly updated automatically in database? Why do we need to drop assembly for updating changes? How to see assemblies loaded in SQL Server? I want to see which files are linked with which assemblies? Does .NET feature loaded by default in SQL Server? How does SQL Server control .What are different types of joins in SQL? What is “CROSS JOIN”? You want to select the first record in a given set of rows? How do you sort in SQL? How do you select unique rows using SQL? Can you name some aggregate function is SQL Server? What is the default “SORT” order for a SQL? What is a self-join? What's the difference between DELETE and TRUNCATE ? Select addresses which are between ‘1/1/2004’ and ‘1/4/2004’? What are Wildcard operators in SQL Server? What’s the difference between “UNION” and “UNION ALL” ? What are cursors and what are the situations you will use them? What are the steps to create a cursor? What are the different Cursor Types? What are “Global” and “Local” cursors? What is “Group by” clause? What is ROLLUP? What is CUBE? What is the difference between “HAVING” and “WHERE” clause? What is “COMPUTE” clause in SQL? What is “WITH TIES” clause in SQL? What does “SET ROWCOUNT” syntax achieves? What is a Sub-Query? What is “Correlated Subqueries”? What is “ALL” and “ANY” operator? What is a “CASE” statement in SQL? What does COLLATE Keyword in SQL signify? .NET Integration What are steps to load a .

How are .NET Appdomain allocated in SQL SERVER 2005? What is Syntax for creating a new assembly in SQL Server 2005? Do Assemblies loaded in database need actual .NET DLL? Does SQL Server handle unmanaged resources? What is Multi- tasking ? What is Multi- threading ? What is a Thread ? Can we have multiple threads in one App domain ? What is Non-preemptive threading? What is pre-emptive threading? Can you explain threading model in SQL Server? How does .NET and SQL Server thread work? How are exception in SQLCLR code handled? Are all .NET libraries allowed in SQL Server? What is “Hostprotectionattribute” in SQL Server 2005? How many types of permission level are there for an assembly? Can you name system tables for .NET assemblies? Are two version of same assembly allowed in SQL Server? How are changes made in assembly replicated? Is it a good practice to drop a assembly for changes? In one of the projects following steps where done, will it work? What does Alter assembly with unchecked data signify? How do I drop an assembly? Can we creat SQLCLR using .NET framework 1.0? While creating .NET UDF what checks should be done? How do you define a function from the .NET assembly? Can compare between T-SQL and SQLCLR ? With respect to .NET is SQL SERVER case sensitive? Does case sensitive rule apply for VB.NET? Can nested classes be accessed in T-SQL? Can we have SQLCLR procedure input as array? Can object datatype be used in SQLCLR? How’s precision handled for decimal datatypes in .NET? How do we define INPUT and OUTPUT parameters in SQLCLR? Is it good to use .NET datatypes in SQLCLR? How to move values from SQL to .NET datatypes? What is System.Data.SqlServer? What is SQLContext? Can you explain essential steps to deploy SQLCLR? How do create function in SQL Server using .NET? How do we create trigger using .NET? How to create User Define Functions using .NET? How to create User Defined Create aggregates using .NET? What is Asynchronous support in ADO.NET? What is MARS support in ADO.NET? What is SQLbulkcopy object in ADO.NET ?

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How to select range of rows using ADO.NET? ADO.NET Which are namespaces for ADO.NET? Can you give a overview of ADO.NET architecture ? What are the two fundamental objects in ADO.NET ? What is difference between dataset and datareader ? What are major difference between classic ADO and ADO.NET ? What is the use of connection object ? What are the methods provided by the command object ? What is the use of dataadapter ? What are basic methods of Dataadapter ? What is Dataset object? What are the various objects in Dataset ? How can we connect to Microsoft Access , Foxpro , Oracle etc ? What’s the namespace to connect to SQL Server? How do we use stored procedure in ADO.NET? How can we force the connection object to close? I want to force the datareader to return only schema? Can we optimize command object when there is only one row? Which is the best place to store connectionstring ? What are steps involved to fill a dataset ? What are the methods provided by the dataset for XML? How can we save all data from dataset ? How can we check for changes made to dataset? How can we add/remove row’s in “DataTable” object of “DataSet” ? What’s basic use of “DataView” ? What’s difference between “DataSet” and “DataReader” ? How can we load multiple tables in a DataSet ? How can we add relation’s between table in a DataSet ? What’s the use of CommandBuilder ? What’s difference between “Optimistic” and “Pessimistic” locking ? How many way’s are there to implement locking in ADO.NET ? How can we perform transactions in .NET? What’s difference between Dataset. clone and Dataset. copy ? Whats the difference between Dataset and ADO Recordset? Notification Services What are notification services? What are basic components of Notification services? Can you explain architecture of Notification Services? Which are the two XML files needed for notification services? What is Nscontrols command? What are the situations you will use “Notification” Services?

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Service Broker What do we need Queues? What is “Asynchronous” communication? What is SQL Server Service broker? What are the essential components of SQL Server Service broker? What is the main purpose of having Conversation Group? How to implement Service Broker? How do we encrypt data between Dialogs? XML Integration What is XML? What is the version information in XML? What is ROOT element in XML? If XML does not have closing tag will it work? Is XML case sensitive? What’s the difference between XML and HTML? Is XML meant to replace HTML? Can you explain why your project needed XML? What is DTD (Document Type definition)? What is well formed XML? What is a valid XML? What is CDATA section in XML? What is CSS? What is XSL? What is Element and attributes in XML? Can we define a column as XML? How do we specify the XML data type as typed or untyped? How can we create the XSD schema? How do I insert in to a table which has XSD schema attached to it? What is maximum size for XML datatype? What is Xquery? What are XML indexes? What are secondary XML indexes? What is FOR XML in SQL Server? Can I use FOR XML to generate SCHEMA of a table and how? What is the OPENXML statement in SQL Server? I have huge XML file which we want to load in database? How to call stored procedure using HTTP SOAP? What is XMLA ?

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Data Warehousing/Data Mining What is “Data Warehousing”? What are Data Marts? What are Fact tables and Dimension Tables? What is Snow Flake Schema design in database? What is ETL process in Data warehousing? How can we do ETL process in SQL Server? What is “Data mining”? Compare “Data mining” and “Data Warehousing”? What is BCP? How can we import and export using BCP utility? What is Bulk Insert? What is DTS ? Can you brief about the Data warehouse project you worked on? What is an OLTP (Online Transaction Processing) System? What is an OLAP (On- line Analytical processing) system? What is Conceptual, Logical and Physical model? What is Data purging? What is Analysis Services? What are CUBES? What are the primary ways to store data in OLAP? What is META DATA information in Data warehousing projects? What is multi-dimensional analysis? What is MDX? How did you plan your Data ware house project? What are different deliverables according to phases? Can you explain how analysis service works? What are the different problems that “Data mining” can solve? What are different stages of “Data mining”? What is Discrete and Continuous data in Data mining world? What is MODEL is Data mining world? How are models actually derived? What is a Decision Tree Algorithm? Can decision tree be implemented using SQL? What is Naïve Bayes Algorithm? Explain clustering algorithm? Explain in detail Neural Networks? What is Back propagation in Neural Networks? What is Time Series algorithm in data mining? Explain Association algorithm in Data mining? What is Sequence clustering algorithm? What are algorithms provided by Microsoft in SQL Server? How does data mining and data warehousing work together? What is XMLA ? What is Discover and Execute in XMLA?

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Integration Services/DTS What is Integration Services import / export wizard? What are prime components in Integration Services? How can we develop a DTS project in Integration Services? Replication Whats the best way to update data between SQL Servers? What are the scenarios you will need multiple databases with schema? How will you plan your replication? What is a publisher, distributor and subscriber in “Replication”? What is “Push” and “Pull” subscription? Can a publication support push and pull at one time? What are different models / types of replication? What is Snapshot replication? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using Snapshot replication? What type of data will qualify for “Snapshot replication”? What’s the actual location where the distributor runs? Can you explain in detail how exactly “Snapshot Replication” works? What is merge replication? How does merge replication works? What are advantages and disadvantages of Merge replication? What is conflict resolution in Merge replication? What is a transactional replication? Can you explain in detail how transactional replication works? What are data type concerns during replications? Reporting Services Can you explain how can we make a simple report in reporting services? How do I specify stored procedures in Reporting Services? What is the architecture for “Reporting Services “? Database Optimization What are indexes? What are B-Trees? I have a table which has lot of inserts, is it a good database design to create indexes on that table? What are “Table Scan’s” and “Index Scan’s”? What are the two types of indexes and explain them in detail? What is “FillFactor” concept in indexes? What is the best value for “FillFactor”? What are “Index statistics”? How can we see statistics of an index?

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How do you reorganize your index, once you find the problem? What is Fragmentation? How can we measure Fragmentation? How can we remove the Fragmented spaces? What are the criteria you will look in to while selecting an index? What is “Index Tuning Wizard”? What is an Execution plan? How do you see the SQL plan in textual format? What is nested join, hash join and merge join in SQL Query plan? What joins are good in what situations? 298 Transaction and Locks What is a “Database Transactions “? What is ACID? What is “Begin Trans”, “Commit Tran”, “Rollback Tran” and “Save Tran”? What are “Checkpoint’s” in SQL Server? What are “Implicit Transactions”? Is it good to use “Implicit Transactions”? What is Concurrency? What kind of problems occurs if we do not implement proper locking strategy? What are “Dirty reads”? What are “Unrepeatable reads”? What are “Phantom rows”? What are “Lost Updates”? What are different levels of granularity of locking resources? What are different types of Locks in SQL Server? What are different Isolation levels in SQL Server? If you are using COM+ what “Isolation” level is set by default? What are “Lock” hints? What is a “Deadlock” ? What are the steps you can take to avoid “Deadlocks” ? How can I know what locks are running on which resource?

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OOPS and CORE JAVA What is JVM (Java Virtual Machine)? What is JIT (Just- in-Time) Compilation? What is Object Oriented Programming? What’s a Class? What’s an Object? What’s the relation between Classes and Objects?

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Extension and System Class loader? Can you explain the flow between bootstrap. extension and system class loader? Can you explain how can you practically do dynamic loading? How can you copy one array in to a different array? Can you explain the core collection interfaces? Can you explain in brief the collection classes which implement the collection interfaces? What’s the difference between standard JAVA array and ArrayList class? What’s the use of “ensureCapacity” in ArrayList class? How can we obtain an array from an ArrayList class? What is “LinkedList” class for? Can you explain HashSet class in collections? what is LinkedHashSet class? what is a TreeSet class? what’s the use of Comparator Interface? How can we access elements of a collection? What is Map and SortedMap Interface? Have you used any collection algorithm? Why do we use collections when we had traditional ways for collection? Can you name the legacy classes and interface for collections? What is Enumeration Interface? Page 207 of 215 .What are different properties provided by Object-oriented systems? How do you implement inheritance in Java? How can we implement polymorphism in Java? What’s an interface and how will you go about implementing an interface? What is an Abstract class? What are Abstract methods? What’s the difference between “Abstract” classes and “Interfaces”? What’s difference between Static and Non-Static fields of a class? What are inner classes and what’s the practical implementation of inner classes? What are packages? What is a constructor in class? Can constructors be parameterized? Can you explain transient and volatile modifiers? What is the use if “instanceof ” keyword? What are Native methods in Java? Explain in depth Garbage collector? How does the garbage collector determine that the object has to be marked for deletion? Can you explain “finalize()” method? How can we force the garbage collector to run? What’s the main difference between “Switch” and “If ” comparison? What’s the use of JAVAP tool? What are applets? In which package is the applet class located? What are native interfaces in Java? what are Class loader’s? what is Bootstrap.

sleep? How to stop a thread? What is wait() and notify() ? Can you explain how Scheduling and Priority works in threads? Can you explain Yielding in threading? what are daemon threads? Page 208 of 215 .what’s the main difference between ArrayList / HashMap and Vector / Hashtable? Are String object Immutable. Can you explain the concept? what is a StringBuffer class and how does it differs from String class? what is the difference between StringBuilder and StringBuffer class? What is Pass by Value and Pass by reference? How does JAVA handle the same? What are access modifiers? what is Assertion? Can you explain the fundamentals of deep and shallow Cloning? How do we implement Shallow cloning? How do we implement deep cloning? What’s the impact of private constructor? What are the situations you will need a constructor to be private? Can you explain final modifier? What are static Initializers? If we have multiple static initializer blocks how is the sequence handled? Define casting? What are the different types of Casting? Can you explain Widening conversion and Narrowing conversion? Can we assign parent object to child objects? Define exceptions? Can you explain in short how JAVA exception handling works? Can you explain different exception types? Can you explain checked and unchecked exceptions? Can we create our own exception class? What are chained exceptions? What is serialization? How do we implement serialization actually? What’s the use of Externalizable Interface? Threading What’s difference between thread and process? What is thread safety and synchronization? What is semaphore? What are monitors? What’s the importance of synchronized blocks? How do we create threads? what’s the difference in using runnable and extends in threads? Can you explain Thread.

JDBC How does JAVA interact with databases? Can we interact with non-relational sources using JDBC? Can you explain in depth the different sections in JDBC? Can you explain in short how you go about using JDBC API in code? How do you handle SQL exceptions? If there is more than one exception in SQLException” class how to go about displaying it? Explain Type1. Type3 and Type4 drivers in JDBC? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using JDBC-ODBC bridge driver? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using Native-API/ Partially Java Driver? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using Net-Protocol/ All-Java driver? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using Native-protocol/ All. “CachedRowset”. Type2.Java driver? Define meta-data? What is DatabaseMetaData? Can you explain “ConnectionFactory” class? I want to display tables of a database how do I do it? Define “ResultSetMetaData”? What is the difference between “ResultSet” and “RowSet”? Can “ResultSet” objects be serialized? Can you explain “ResultSet”. “RowSet”. “JdbcRowset” and “WebRowSet” relation ship? what are the different types of resultset? Explain the concept of “PreparedStatement “statement interface? What’s the difference between “Statement” and “PreparedStatement”? How can we call stored procedure using JDBC? Can you explain “CallableStatement” interface in detail? How do you get a resultset object from stored procedure? How can we do batch updates using “CallableStatement” Interface? Define transactions? what is ACID in transaction? what are the four essential properties of a transaction? Explain concurrency and locking? What are different types of locks? What are the different types of levels of resource on which locks can be placed? Define lock escalation? What is Table level and Row level locking? What are the problems that can occur if you do not implement locking properly? What are different transaction levels? Twist: .what are different types of locks? What is difference between optimistic and pessimistic locking? What are deadlocks? How can we set transaction level through JDBC API? Page 209 of 215 .

servlet” package? What’s the use of ServletContext? How do we define an application level scope for servlet? What's the difference between GenericServlet and HttpServlet? Can you explain in detail javax.http package? What’s the architecture of a Servlet package? Why is HTTP protocol called as a stateless protocol? What are the different ways we can maintain state between requests? What is URL rewriting? What are cookies? What are sessions in Servlets? What’s the difference between getSession(true) and getSession(false) ? What’s the difference between “doPost” and “doGet” methods? Which are the different ways you can communicate between servlets? What is functionality of “RequestDispatcher” object? How do we share data using “getServletContext ()”? Explain the concept of SSI? What are filters in JAVA? Can you explain in short how do you go about implementing filters using Apache Tomcat? Twist: .Explain step by step of how to implement filters? what’s the difference between Authentication and authorization? Explain in brief the directory structure of a web application? Can you explain JSP page life cycle? What is EL? how does EL search for an attribute? What are the implicit EL objects in JSP? How can we disable EL? what is JSTL? Can you explain in short what the different types of JSTL tags are? How can we use beans in JSP? What is <jsp:forward> tag for ? What are JSP directives? what are Page directives? what are include directives? Can you explain taglib directives? How does JSP engines instantiate tag handler classes instances? Page 210 of 215 .Can you explain transaction control in JDBC? What are Savepoints in a transaction? Servlets and JSP What are Servlets? What are advantages of servlets over CGI? Can you explain Servlet life cycle? What are the two important API’s in for Servlets? Can you explain in detail “javax.servlet.

what’s the difference between JavaBeans and taglib directives? what are the different scopes an object can have in a JSP page? what are different implicit objects of JSP? what are different Authentication Options available in servlets? Can you explain how do we practically implement security on a resource? How do we practically implement form based authentication? How do we authenticate using JDBC? Can you explain JDBCRealm? Can you explain how do you configure JNDIRealm? How did you implement caching in JSP? EJB What is EJB? what are the different kind of EJB’s? you are designing architecture for a project how do you decide whether you should use session.What are action and action form classes in Struts? XML and Web Services What is XML? What is the version information in XML? What is ROOT element in XML? If XML does not have closing tag will it work? Is XML case sensitive? What is the difference between XML and HTML? Page 211 of 215 . entity or message driven bean? Can you explain “EJBHome” and “EJBObject” in EJB? Can client directly create object of session or entity beans? Can you explain the concept of local interfaces? What are the limitations of using Local object? Which application server have you used for EJB ? Can you explain step by step practically developing and deploying EJB component? what is Passivation and Activation in EJB? Can beans who are involved in transaction have “Passivation” process? How does the server decide which beans to passivate and activate? In what format is the conversational data written to the disk? Can you explain in brief Life cycle for Stateless and Stateful beans? Struts What’s MVC pattern? Define struts? Can you explain the directory structure for a struts folder in brief ? Can you give an overview of how a struts application flows? Twist: .

Is XML meant to replace HTML? Can you explain why your project needed XML? What is DTD (Document Type definition)? What is well formed XML? What is a valid XML? What is CDATA section in XML? What is CSS? What is XSL? What is element and attributes in XML? What are the standard ways of parsing XML document? In What scenarios will you use a DOM parser and SAX parser? What is XSLT? Define XPATH? What is the concept of XPOINTER? What is a Web Service ? What is DISCO ? What is SOAP ? What is WSDL ? Can you explain UDDI ? Can you explain JAXP ? What is a XML registry? What is JAXR? What is JAXM? Can you explain how JAXM messaging model works? Can you explain JAX-RPC? Internationalization Can you explain i18n and l10n? Can you explain internationalization and localization? What is Locale? How do we display numbers.NET directly? What are JNI functions and pointers? How does the garbage collector know JNI objects are no more used? Twist: .How to do you delete global objects? how does the native language C or C++ understand data types in JAVA? Can you explain exception handling in JNI? Page 212 of 215 . currency and Dates according to proper Locale format? what are resource bundles? How do we load a resource bundle file? How can we do inheritance in resource bundles? JNI What is Native Interface in JAVA? Can you say in brief steps required to implement Native interfaces in Java? Can JNI be used for VB6. C# or VB.What are the different types of references JNI supports? Twist: .

threading scenarios? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using “JNI”? Architecture What are design patterns ? What is the difference between Factory and Abstract Factory Patterns? What is MVC pattern? Twist: .How many phases are there in software project ? Are risk constant through out the project ? Can you explain different software development life cycles ? What is triple constraint triangle in project management ? What is a project baselines ? What is effort variance? How is normally a project management plan document organized ? How do you estimate a project? What is CAR (Causal Analysis and Resolution)? What is DAR (Decision Analysis and Resolution) ? What is a fish bone diagram ? Twist:.What are limitations for “JNIEnv” pointer in multi.What is 80/20 principle ? How do you handle change request? What is internal change request? What is difference between SITP and UTP in testing ? What is the software you have used for project management? What are the metrics followed in project management? Twist: .How can you implement MVC pattern in Servlets and JSP? How can we implement singleton pattern in JAVA? How do you implement prototype pattern in JAVA? Twist: .What is Ishikawa diagram ? What is pareto principle ? Twist :.How to implement cloning in JAVA? What is shallow copy and deep copy ? Can you give a practical implementation of FAÇADE patterns? How can we implement observer pattern in JAVA? What is three tier architecture? What is Service Oriented architecture? What is aspect oriented programming? Project Management What is project management? Is spending in IT projects constant through out the project? Who is a stakeholder ? Can you explain project life cycle ? Twist :.What metrics will you look at in order to see the project is moving successfully? You have people in your team who do not meet there deadlines or do not perform what are the actions you will take ? Page 213 of 215 .

Assembly testing and Regression testing? What is V model in testing? How do you start a project? How did you do resource allocations? How will you do code reviews ? What is CMMI? What are the five levels in CMMI? What is continuous and staged representation? Can you explain the process areas? What is SIX sigma? What is DMAIC and DMADV ? What are the various roles in Six Sigma implementation? What are function points? Twist: .What is Modeling and why UML ? What is the sequence of UML diagrams in project? Twist: .How did you implement UML in your project? Just a small Twist: .Two of your resources have conflicts between them how would you sort it out ? What is black box testing and White box testing? What’s the difference between Unit testing.Do I need all UML diagrams in a project? Give a small brief explanation of all Elements in activity diagrams? Explain Different elements of a collaboration diagram ? Explain Component diagrams ? Explain all parts of a deployment diagram? Describe the various components in sequence diagrams? Page 214 of 215 .What is your company’s productivity factor ? Do you know Use Case points? What is COCOMO I.Twist :.Explain in short all types of diagrams in UML ? What are advantages of using UML? Twist: . COCOMOII and COCOMOIII? What is SMC approach of estimation? How do you estimate maintenance project and change requests? UML What is UML? How many types of diagrams are there in UML ? Twist :.Define Elementary process in FPA? What are the different types of elementary process in FPA? What are the different elements in Functions points? Can you explain in GSC and VAF in function points? What are unadjusted function points and how is it calculated? Can you explain steps in function points? What is the FP per day in your current company? Twist :.

What is the difference between Activity and sequence diagrams?(I leave this to the readers) Page 215 of 215 .What are the element in State Chart diagrams ? Describe different elements in Static Chart diagrams ? Explain the different elements of a Use Case ? Twist: .

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