Free and printable examples of object diagrams are available in high definition! In the Unified Modeling Language (UML), object diagram shows a complete or partial view of the structure of a modeled system at a specific time. These UML diagrams are sometimes also referred to as instance diagrams, are useful for exploring “real world” examples of objects and the relationships between them. Take a look at the following diagram below.
Object diagrams represent an instance of a class diagram. They also represent the static view of a system but this static view is a snapshot of the system at a particular moment. The notation used on UML object diagrams is very simple. They show objects and the connections between them. When you depict an object you need to include enough information so that it is a recognizable instance. So both object and class diagrams are made of same basic elements but in different form. In class diagram elements are in abstract form to represent the blue print and in object diagram the elements are in concrete form to represent the real world object.
The purpose of object diagram is similar with class diagram. The difference is that a class diagram represents an abstract model consisting of classes and their relationships. On the other hand, object diagram represents an instance at a particular moment, which is concrete in nature. It means the object diagram is closer to the actual system behavior. The purpose is to capture the static view of a system at a particular moment. More templates and examples of object diagrams are given below.
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