News about the Unified Modeling Language (UML), Software Architecture and Data Modeling

Embarcadero Buys CA ERwin Data Modeling Tool

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.

Structure101 Allows Retrofitting of Software Architecture

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 …

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Plant-text UML Editor Released in Beta

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

Datanamic DeZign for Databases Modeling Version 8 Released

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.

Modelio 3.0 Released

The Modelio development team is pleased to announce the release of Modelio 3. Modelio is an open source environment whose core is licensed under version 3 of the GPL from GNU.