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Review: MagicDraw – UML Support

  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 3.5 stars
  • Very Good
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  • MagicDraw (No Magic)
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  • Last modified: 7 September 2014
  • Usability
    Editor: 60%
  • Functions: Drawing Functions:
    Editor: 70%
  • Functions: Round-Trip Engineering
    Editor: 40%
  • Standards & Interoperability
    Editor: 70%
  • Team Modeling & Tech Support
    Editor: 60%
  • Value
    Editor: 60%
    Editor: 60%

Review Summary:

MagicDraw is a solid choice as a Model-Driven Development tool that strictly enforces UML well-formedness rules for syntax (notation) and semantics. MagicDraw includes basic support for Round-Trip Engineering of structural code, and offers plugins for integration with Requirements Management and Simulation tools.

Feature Support
Drawing UML 2.x diagrams All 14
Automated documentation generation [HTML, RTF]
Requirements traceability
Requirements Management tool plugins [DOORS, RequisitePro]
Mixed language usages [SysML, BPMN]

Usage Recommendation
Agile Modeling (support for Agile methods)
Basic Model-Driven Development: Round-Trip Engineering of structural code
Advanced Model-Driven Development: full Round-Trip Engineering

MAGICDRAW is a trademark of No Magic, Inc. All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies.

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