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For SCEA5 Part 2, what kind of UML tools we are suggest to us?

 
Alex Sun
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Rational Architect? Is that ok?

Or Sun sponsored NetBean?
 
Hong Anderson
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No, UML diagrams are just pictures. We can use anything to draw UML diagrams, I think even paper and pencil is OK.

You can use any tool you like.
 
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Originally posted by Alex Sun:
Rational Architect? Is that ok?

Or Sun sponsored NetBean?


Anything you like. Just make sure it is placed as a picture.

Have a look at other tools like JUDE, BO UML, Myeclipse UML etc etc. There are so many out there
 
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If you are planning to submit a UML 2 design I suggest you try MagicDraw Community Edition.

Otherwise, I think JUDE Community offers a very clean and simple interface.

Hope this helps.
 
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thank you, is MagicDraw free or I have to buy it?
 
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I used StarUML, but some people have use MicroSoft Paint. Just make it look good!

-Cameron McKenzie
 
Ramakrishna Sharvirala
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StarUML(sourceforget.net) , Visio, IBM Rational, MyEclipse UML are some of the UML tools that can help you to some extent.
 
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but some people have use MicroSoft Paint.


wow ! good luck editing the diagrams
 
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I am using "Enterprise Architect" 6.1.
 
Jiten Taluja
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Hi Wang,

Im also using enterprise architect 6.5, Im nearly done with my J2EE 1.4 assignment, but when I saved (used Save as Image option) the PayForItineray sequence diagram it came out to be 400KB after zip.

The instructions say the project should not be more than 1000KB else there will be problems uploading the assignment. Let me know if there is some other option in Enterprise architect which should be used for saving / exporting UML disgrams?
 
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Originally posted by Jiten Taluja:
Hi Wang,

Im also using enterprise architect 6.5, Im nearly done with my J2EE 1.4 assignment, but when I saved (used Save as Image option) the PayForItineray sequence diagram it came out to be 400KB after zip.

The instructions say the project should not be more than 1000KB else there will be problems uploading the assignment. Let me know if there is some other option in Enterprise architect which should be used for saving / exporting UML disgrams?


Try changing the file format after the export is complete. You can also request sun to make an exception in your case (its been done before) so that you can email the solution to them instead of uploading it.

Just in case you didnt notice, this thread is about 3 months old.

Good luck
 
Jiten Taluja
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Thanks Bala, I am compiling the final html and removing any unrequired images. If the final upload goes over 1000K then its a good idea to request SUN for special righs to email them.

And yes I did not notice that this post was 3 months old thanks for looking at this post and replying.
 
Paul Michael
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Originally posted by Alex Sun:
thank you, is MagicDraw free or I have to buy it?


Sorry for the late reply. There's a community edition which you can use for non-commercial purposes but there's a limit to the number of objects you can create (25).

I ended up creating two separate files just to complete the assignment. But I really found it very user friendly compared to the others I've evaluated (Star UML and Visual Paradigm).
 
Jiten Taluja
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Thanks for advice Paul,

I played with some of the components and now my diagrams are fitting in ENterprise Architect 6.5.
 
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I'm using Visual Paradign, this tool put watermarks over pictures.
Watermarked diagrams are accepted?

Thanks
 
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Originally posted by Jiten Taluja:
Hi Wang,

Im also using enterprise architect 6.5, Im nearly done with my J2EE 1.4 assignment, but when I saved (used Save as Image option) the PayForItineray sequence diagram it came out to be 400KB after zip.

The instructions say the project should not be more than 1000KB else there will be problems uploading the assignment. Let me know if there is some other option in Enterprise architect which should be used for saving / exporting UML disgrams?

Save to PNG format, don't use JPG, that should be fine.
 
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Originally posted by Paolo Balzarotti:
I'm using Visual Paradign, this tool put watermarks over pictures.
Watermarked diagrams are accepted?

Thanks

I think it's all right.
 
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