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Executable State Machine Simulation mit Java Script

The Executable Model Simulation in EA is a powerful tool. In contrast to interpreted model simulation, executable model simulation generates code, which is then executed. The currently executed behavior is then visualized in the EA.

Posted in Best Practices, Model Simulation

Set Association Properties

In a so-called 1: N – or more generally N: M – relation modeled by an association between two objects, it is sometimes necessary to specify a little more information – for example, an object instance may not take part in that rel…

Posted in Enterprise Architect, Modeling SysML, Modeling UML, Tips & Tricks

Diagram Selection - No or Too Few Diagram Types

Sometimes it happens that in the dialog for creating diagram (Add Diagram…, New Child Diagram|…) or changing the type of diagram (Change Type…) the list of diagram types listed under [Type] (eg

Posted in User Interface, Diagrams, Enterprise Architect, Configuration, Modeling ArchiMate, Modelling BPMN, Modeling SysML, Modeling TOGAF, Modeling UML, Tips & Tricks

State Machines: Behavior in States (OnEntry/Exit/Do)

The article is intended at beginners and advanced users alike and discusses the possibilities to add behavior to states.

Context

In UML (and also SysML) an internal behavior can be defined at the states …

Posted in User Interface, Enterprise Architect, Modeling SysML, Modeling UML, Tips & Tricks

Show Element Notes in Diagrams

The article is aimed at beginners and shows how element notes can be displayed.

Show notes for all items in the chart

(all EA versions)

Open the properties of the diagram (for example, with the diagram…

Posted in User Interface, Diagrams, Enterprise Architect, Modeling SysML, Modeling UML, Tips & Tricks

Set Association Properties

Posted in Diagrams, Enterprise Architect, Modeling UML

Geschäftsprozesse modellieren mit der UML 2

Posted in Modeling UML

Show parts of the Diagram as Sketch

An important point in modeling is the process model. So when does who do what and why and especially how? How we come to a suitable procedure model is already described in this article. Here I would like to sketch briefly how we can use the chart …

Posted in Best Practices

Modellieren, aber “richtig”

Posted in Methodologies

Formal Specifications

ArchiMate

Posted in Modeling ArchiMate, Modelling BPMN, Modeling SysML, Modeling TOGAF, Modeling UML, Ressources