The Rational Unified Process (RUP) is an Internet-based product developed by Rational Software Corp., now an IBM division, to support the Unified Process. The term RUP is commonly used in place of Unified Process. Old name: Rational Objectory Process. Unified Process, as are other process such as Extreme Programming (XP), is a general framework for software development based on best practices: visual modeling UML, iterative process, and component-based approach. It conforms to the OMG SPEM standard and can be tailored for different needs.
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Essay discussing practice-based software process. Includes references.
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A paper that investigates some critical arguments on the Rational Unified Process and phase-oriented process structures. [PDF]
Process and Method
An on-line lecture on the Rational Unified Process.
Rational Method Composer
A product that supports the Unified Process. Includes events, technical papers, user groups and books.
Rational Unified Process
Growing article, with links to many related topics. [Wikipedia]
Unified Modeling Language in the Unified Process
A presentation by Ivar Jacobson. [PDF]
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