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Software Visualization in the Context of Service-Oriented Architectures

Autor(en):
Stefan Eicker, Thorsten Spies, Christian Kahl
Titel des Sammelbands:
Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Workshop on Visualizing Software for Understanding and Analysis (Vissoft2007)
Seiten:
108-111
Verlag:
IEEE
Ort(e):
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Veröffentlichung:
2007
ISBN:
1-4244-0600-5
Sprache:
english
Schlagworte:
Software visualization, SOA, service-oriented architecture, comprehension, visualization
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Kurzfassung

Software visualization contributes to the support and maintenance of software systems, especially to alleviating the handling of a systems’ complexity. This article deals with approaches to visualization in the context of service-oriented architectures, which allow the building of flexible system environments, but which are nevertheless subject to a dynamic outer field. Thus a distinctive understanding both from the technological and from the functional point of view is an important prerequisite for a successful implementation of such systems. The following article presents a concept of three-dimensional views as well as the development of a visualization pipeline to create dynamic views. These approaches provide the stakeholders with access to relevant information which can then be integrated into the over-all context.