Early Access for VP Suite 2.0

Visual Paradigm International Ltd., leading software company specializing in UML CASE Tools development, is pleased to announce the early access release of the following products:

  • Visual Paradigm for UML 5.0
  • Smart Development Environment 3.0 for Eclipse/IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer®
  • Smart Development Environment 3.0 for Visual Studio® .NET 2003
  • Smart Development Environment 3.0 for JBuilder®
  • Smart Development Environment 3.0 for NetBeans/Sun™ ONE
  • Smart Development Environment 3.0 for IntelliJ IDEA™
  • Smart Development Environment 3.0 for JDeveloper
  • Smart Development Environment 3.0 for WebLogic Workshop™
  • DB Visual Architect 2.0
  • DBVA 2.0 for Eclipse/IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer®
  • DBVA 2.0 for JBuilder®
  • DBVA 2.0 for NetBeans/Sun™ ONE
  • DBVA 2.0 for IntelliJ IDEA™
  • DBVA 2.0 for JDeveloper
  • DBVA 2.0 for WebLogic Workshop™

New features highlight:

User Interface Enhancement

  • Brand new Look and feel (Office like, VS.NET like and Eclipse like) with theme changing support

  • New Configurable Toolbar and Menu bar

  • New Full Screen Support

  • Restructured menus for better usability and make it easier to locate different commands


  • Package header in diagram level
    Without dragging classes/packages into packages manually, you can easily store classes/packages into a package by entering the name of target package in the header of a Class Diagram.

  • Move model between package or sub-system using Tree (Model Tree and Class Repository)

  • New Use Case Description editor
    The new version supports a standalone Use Case Description editor that is more easy-to-use and intuitive. Besides, it supports content in rich text format (HTML).

ORM Enhancement

  • New ORM Pane for better organization of O-R mapping matter

  • Map one Class to multiple database tables
    In normal practice, one class is corresponding to one entity in Entity Relationship Diagram. The new version allows splitting an entity into multiple entities. With this feature, you can create a new table for storing new kinds of data and associate the new table to an existing table without affecting the corresponding classes.

  • SQL Customization
    To customize SQL used in insert, update and delete operation for database specific optimization.

EJB Modeling

  • EJB Diagram
    EJB Diagram is a new diagram type based on Class Diagram. It is in fact a variation of Class Diagram but offers easy and intuitive way to create bean classes via resource centric icons.

  • Synchronization between EJB Diagram and ERD
    EJB is quite similar to the Relational Model in terms of their database modeling capabilities. The new version supports the synchronization between EJB Diagram and Entity Relationship Diagram.

  • EJB Code generation
    EJB models created in EJB Diagrams can be used to generate the implementation of bean classes (Container Managed Persistence only).

  • Deploying EJB
    Resulting EJB models can be easily deploy to application server such as JBoss, WebSphere, Sun and BEA


  • New Configuration Dialog

  • New Key manager (More informative message in showing mismatch of the Key and edition of product)

Visual Paradigm invites all interested developers to give a try to the early access release. Users of early access release are encouraged to report any bugs, comments and feedbacks to improve the product for your satisfaction.

To download the early access release:
(Remarks: The new and modified functionality has not been officially released, therefore the software is not recommended for production use at this stage. By downloading the early access release you agree to use it entirely at your own risk.)

Kind Regards,
Visual Paradigm