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