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Information, HOWTOs, tips and tricks for installing the Enterprise Architect tool.


Setup Visual Studio 2015 Community

Visual Studio enables accurate and efficient code writing without losing the current date icon text. You can easily explore details, such as the call structure, related features, checkins, and test status. You can also use our refactoring, identification and troubleshooting functions. This acticle describes the basic installation and configuration process of Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 (Update 4,

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Posted in Development, Infrastructure, Installation, Configuration, Testing & QA

Setup Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2015 Express

The Team Foundation Server provides a collection of collaborative software development tools that integrate with your existing IDE or editor, enabling your cross-functional team to work effectively on software projects of all sizes. This acticle describes the basic installation and configuration process of Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2015 Express (Update 1,

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Posted in Infrastructure, Installation, Configuration, Teamwork

Setup Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2012 Express

The Team Foundation Server provides a collection of collaborative software development tools that integrate with your existing IDE or editor, enabling your cross-functional team to work effectively on software projects of all sizes.

This post describes the basic installation and configuration process of Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2012 Express (Update 4,

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Howto setup Sparx Cloud Services

This article describes the default installation and basic configuration of Sparx Cloud Services.

The Sparx Systems Cloud Services application provides a convenient mechanism for hosting EA models. It provides easy access to them by people within your team and, optionally, to external workers (like customers, stakeholders or consultants).

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The Basic key and remote installation

The whitepaper about Enterprise Architect Deployment shows how to install Enterprise Architect on a remote system and how to set a license key.

But it does not show how to „release“ an existing basic key.

This is what we want to show today.

In the Enterprise Architects installation folder (default: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Sparx Systems\EA”) you will find a “key.dat”

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Extracting the Enterprise Architect MSI file

To run a automated Enterprise Architect installation one needs the MSI file.

How to do this is described in the following Whitepaper: Install Enterprise Architect

With the new version of Enterprise Architect it is possible that the MSI file gets stored in another folder.

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Dual Installation

Anleitung zur Installation zweier Enterprise Architect Versionen auf einem System.

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Systemvoraussetzungen Enterprise Architect

Bitte beachten Sie vor dem Einsatz von Enterprise Architect, Ihr System auf folgende Systemvoraussetzungen bzw. -anforderungen, um einen optimalen Ablauf zu gewähren:

Windows Version

  • Intel® Pentium® Processor (oder höher)
  • Microsoft® Windows 98 SE, Windows Millennium, Windows NT® 4.0 mit Service Pack 5,

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