UML Modeling and Code Generation in Visual Studio 2010

Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Edition includes a fully-featured UML (Unified Modeling Language) support, integrated into the IDE. This article on custom UML profiles – an extensibility mechanism that can be used to tailor UML models to a particular problem domain. Readers will see an example of such a profile, which extends UML Class Diagrams for database modeling. Finally, the article shows how code can be generated from UML models using T4 text templates.