Bought it because of its price and size. The book is not really an introduction to UML, and thus not really that useful serving as an UML learning tool. Of course, it would serve as a quick reference better, but I rely more on online articles for references instead....Continua
There is really a sore need of a book that can teach UML modelling with a NO-[nonsense] kind of approach. Alas, the tendency is not this one...
This book does take a more concrete and sensible approach to UML
but is mostly superficial and when it goes into details it does so in a very confusing and inelegant way. I suspect the true reason of its popularity is that compared with other books on the subject this is at least a SHORT pain in the b. ;)