ArgoUML – UML diagramming application

ArgoUML is a powerful yet easy-to-use interactive Java based graphical software design environment that supports the design, development and documentation of object-oriented software applications.

The users of ArgoUML are software designers & architects, software developers, business analysts, systems analysts and other professionals involved in the analysis, design and development of software applications.

It uses Open standards: XMI (XML Metadata Interchange (XMI), an OMG standard for exchanging metadata information via Extensible Markup Language (XML), SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), an XML specification and file format for describing two-dimensional vector graphics, both static and animated), and PGML (Precision Graphics Markup Language (PGML), an XML-based language for representing vector graphics).

Features include:

  • ArgoUML uses GEF, the UCI Graph Editing Framework to edit UML diagrams supporting class, statechart, activity, use case, collaboration, deployment, and sequence diagrams.
  • Standard UML 1.4 Metamodel.
  • XMI Support – XMI is an XML based exchange format between UML tools.
  • Export Diagrams as GIF, PNG, PS, EPS, PGML and SVG.
  • Advanced diagram editing and Zoom.
  • OCL Support.
  • Forward Engineering.
  • Reverse Engineering / Jar / class file Import.
  • Cognitive Support including reflection-in-action, opportunistic design, comprehension and problem solving.
  • Reflection-in-action.
    • Design Critics.
    • Corrective Automations.
    • “To Do” List
    • User model.
  • Opportunistic Design.
    • “To Do” List.
    • Checklists.
  • Comprehension and Problem Solving.
    • Explorer Perspectives.
    • Multiple, Overlapping Views.
  • Available in ten languages – Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, and Spanish.

Developer: Collabnet
License: Eclipse Public License (EPL) 1.0

ArgoUML is written in Java. Learn Java with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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