Yourdon & Coad's Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD) is an object-oriented method that precedes UML. Edraw contains special shapes and settings for creating Yourdon and Coad diagrams.
In Edraw Professional, the Yourdon and Coad Diagrams templates and shapes are in the Software folder.
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This Edraw template, based on the Yourdon and Coad method, includes components for creating data-flow diagrams and also object state diagrams. Some unique attributes of their DFD notation include:
Class & Object - Objects and classes are
abstractions of entities with exclusive services and attributes.
Whole-Part Relationships - Whole-part relationship refer to objects that contain one or more other objects. There are several types of whole-part relationships including: assembly-parts (airplane-wings), container-contents (cabinet-files), and collection-members (organization-members).
Generalization-Specialization (Gen-Spec) Relationships - Generalization-Specialization relationships refer to classes that inherit attributes and services from other classes. One class can inherit from multiple superclasses.
Connections - Connections illustrate the dependency of one object on the services or processing of another object.