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.
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.
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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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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.