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Review: Enterprise Architect – UML Support

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  • Rated 3.5 stars
  • Very Good
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  • Usability
    Editor: 70%
  • Functions: Drawing Functions:
    Editor: 80%
  • Functions: Round-Trip Engineering
    Editor: 50%
  • Standards & Interoperability
    Editor: 60%
  • Team Modeling & Tech Support
    Editor: 60%
  • Value
    Editor: 80%
  • OVERALL
    Editor: 67%

Review Summary:

Sparx Enterprise Architect (Sparx EA) is an excellent choice as an Agile Modeling tool that offers strong support for basic Model-Driven Development, including automated documentation generation and basic Round-Trip Engineering (RTE) of structural code. Sparx EA is an excellent value when one considers its extensive feature set and relatively low price. Recommended as an Agile Modeling tool and for basic Model-Driven Development. Designated as a "Best Value" among competitive UML Modeling Tools.


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

USAGE RECOMMENDATIONS
Usage Recommendation
Agile UML Modeling (support for Agile methods)
Basic Model-Driven Development (RTE of structural code)
Advanced Model-Driven Development: (full RTE)

 Best Value 


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