49 Results for: UML

Taming Requirements Engineering Headaches With UML

All professions are unique in the particular frustrations that they thrust upon their practitioners, and software development is no exception. The same physically intangible nature of software that makes it more difficult to recognize risks and requirements can also contribute to a general perception that software development is easier than it actually is. The result [...]

By |2021-12-03T08:01:55+01:00March 5th, 2021|

UML communication diagrams

Reading Time: 4 min Communication diagrams are another way to visualize the information more commonly represented by UML sequence diagrams. They are simpler than sequence diagrams and only show the messages that pass between the objects. See how you can create UML communication diagrams with draw.io.

By |2020-04-09T08:43:00+02:00September 25th, 2019|

UML diagrams – which diagram to use and why

Reading Time: 9 min The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a diagramming notation (language) that lets you visualize systems and software. Here is how to use the 14 different types of diagram and create them in draw.io.

By |2020-10-01T08:26:29+02:00October 26th, 2018|

UML state diagrams with draw.io

Reading Time: 6 min State diagrams quickly show which states lead to each other, and what triggers a change of state. They are easy to create with draw.io and its built-in UML shape library.

By |2020-10-01T08:25:30+02:00September 28th, 2018|

UML interaction overview diagrams in draw.io

You can create all types of UML diagrams in draw.io, as you have seen in previous posts. So far, we've covered use case diagrams, activity diagrams, class diagrams, and sequence diagrams. In this post, let's take a look at interaction overview diagrams. Interaction overview diagrams These UML diagrams are a combination of an activity [...]

By |2020-10-01T08:23:01+02:00April 24th, 2018|

Create UML sequence diagrams in draw.io

Reading Time: 9 min UML sequence diagrams are the first highly detailed behavioural diagrams that you will create when using UML for software development. Learn how to easily create them using draw.io - even the most complex diagrams!

By |2020-10-01T08:18:42+02:00March 15th, 2018|

UML class diagrams in draw.io

The Unified Modeling Language or UML notation is probably the most well known and regularly used visual representation of programs that you'll find in software development. There are a wide range of diagrams to help you specify your data and processes before you start programming. They help you clarify requirements and limitations, speed up [...]

By |2020-04-17T08:04:20+02:00March 1st, 2018|

Create UML activity diagrams in draw.io

Reading Time: 4 min UML activity diagrams model processes in more detail than use case diagrams. Use the UML shape library in draw.io to quickly and easily create your activity diagrams.

By |2020-04-17T08:06:58+02:00February 15th, 2018|

UML use case diagrams with draw.io

Use case diagrams in UML are used during the requirements phase of software development - they usually put the system requirements into a diagram format, and it's easy to see what actions a system must support at a glance. Of course, there will be many use cases for your system, and therefore you will [...]

By |2020-10-01T08:15:13+02:00January 29th, 2018|