SDE for NetBeans is a UML modeling environment tightly integrated with NetBeans. It lets you draw all types of UML diagrams (use case diagram, class diagram, sequence diagram, activity diagram, etc.) in NetBeans, reverse source code (Java, C++, XML, XML Schema, CORBA IDL, etc.) to UML models, and generate Java source from UML diagrams. It features a Rational Rose importer, an XMI importer, HTML/PDF documentation generators, and plug-in and template support.
|Tags||education Scientific/Engineering Visualization Software Development Build Tools Code Generators Libraries Java Libraries Object Brokering CORBA|
|Operating Systems||Mac OS X Mac OS X Windows Windows Windows Windows OS Independent Unix|
|Implementation||C C++ Java|
Release Notes: New features include the ability to design UML profiles, generation of the PHP doctrine layer, project management properties, automatic translation, automatic expansion of diagram margins, the ability to specify testing procedures, the ability to write business process procedures, a BPMN conversation diagram, XPDL generation, and JPDL generation. Enhanced features include the flow of events editor, the glossary grid, business process modeling, Visual Diff, Animacian, concurrent modeling with VP Teamwork server, rich text documentation, and Java round-trip code engineering.
Release Notes: This release has a number of new features which include creation of translated copies of a model through the use of Nicknamer, support for defining Requirement types and displaying in Tabular view, increased effects for publisher published Web content, more robust annotation support via Callout and Freehand shape, and the ability to copy, move, and reorder class and entity members through drag and drop. In addition, Model Transitor was introduced for establishing transition and support traceability between models.
Release Notes: Improvements were made to modeling, interoperability, database modeling, code engineering, and team collaboration. This release supports bookmarking shapes, batch processing through running command-line operations, modeling with stored procedure and database triggers, exporting revisions from Teamwork server/SVN/CVS, and much more. Other useful features include enhancements of the sequence diagram, jumping to a diagram via the Jump To dialog box, importing Telelogic Rhapsody projects, and support for searching options in the Options dialog box.
Release Notes: Branch and tag capability was added to the VP Teamwork Server with Subversion and CVS repository integration. This allows different modeling projects to be run in parallel while keeping the release quality project stable in the trunk. A user interface designer was introduced for creating screen mock-ups in the early stages of a software development project. Usability of the sequence diagram was increased. There were also a number of enhancements for various other features.
Release Notes: Reverse engineering of ERD from DDL was introduced. ERD models like entities, views, and relationships can be generated by reversing the data definition language. Images can be incorporated into documentation. Documentation structure can be saved as a template for reuse in other models. Hibernate annotations are supported in ORM persistence. Hibernate version tags can be generated for optimistic concurrency control. Ada95 and Flash ActionScript 3.0 code can be generated through the Instant generator. There are also a number of enhancements for the modeling features.