[27 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
StarUML

StarUML is modeling software that runs on Windows with an open source license and supports the Unified Modeling Language (UML) modeling notation. Based on UML version 1.4, StarUML allows using eleven different types of diagram, accepting UML 2.0 notation. It supports actively the Model Driven Architecture (MDA) approach implementing the UML profile concept and allowing to generate code for Java, C# or C++.

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[17 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Embarcadero Technologies announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CA Technologies industry-leading CA ERwin® Data Modeling solution. The acquisition will give Embarcadero a broader route to market through additional channel partners and a set of employees who stand to thrive in an organization that is closely aligned with CA ERwin’s core strengths.

[6 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Structure101 Studio, combining the award-winning Structure101 and Restructure101 products, is now generally available. Structure101 Studio makes it feasible to discover, define, communicate, and enforce an architecture for an existing codebase, without major upfront surgery. Structure101 achieves this by letting the software architect construct an external model of the architecture while simultaneously mapping the model right into the code.

[25 Feb 2014 | Comments Off | ]

A text-based UML diagramming tool called PlantText.com was just released in beta. PlantText uses a language developed by the PlantUML open-source project to generate diagrams from simple text.

[21 Feb 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Data warehousing commonly implies complex data flows, either because of the large number of steps data transformations may consist of, or of the different types of data they carry. These issues rise interesting challenges concerning design-oriented modeling of data warehousing flows with UML.

[6 Feb 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Do you want to communicate more effectively? Do you want create better maintainable software? If so, come and listen to this presentation to get some hands on tips on techniques and tools to vizualize your software architecture.

[9 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Datanamic has announced the release of DeZign for Databases version 8, its data modeling tool. This new version offers many new features including teamwork support, dynamic highlighting of related objects, extended auto layout routines and much more.

[6 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Eliciting requirements and sharing the vision about the end-product are vital tasks in Business Analysis that facilitates developing quality applications. Use Case analysis is one of the most powerful elicitation techniques prevalently used by Business Analysts.

[11 Dec 2013 | Comments Off | ]

The UML activity diagram is graphical presentation that describes the operational process and related causes used in each stage of the system. To detect the misconception and incorrect notation, this paper presents an automation approach to reviewing UML activity diagrams based on a domain specific language, called Action Description Language (ADL).

[25 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | ]

This Unified Modeling Language (UML) tutorial shows how to start with a use case and how to elaborate it into activity, class, sequence, and communication diagrams. This tutorial is a must for beginners who want to understand the relationships between different UML diagrams! It introduces the life cycle and evolution of a granular business case.

[12 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | ]

Some databases have more complex requirements than do the more traditional applications. This led to the development of additional semantic data modeling concepts that were incorporated into conceptual data models such as the Entity-Relationship (ER) model.