๐Ÿ“Avoid arrowheads on connectors

tags
Software Modeling
source
Fairbanks2010, p. 311

When drawing connectors, avoid using arrowheads:

  • there are many properties to depict (who initiates connection/who makes requests/who sends most of data)
  • readers tend to assume they know which property you represent but they can guess wrong

Instead:

  • use typographic differences on ports and connectors

  • list properties textually

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