UML Tools and Comparision Table For Various UML Tools. ArgoUML, Poseidon, Rational Rose Tool, Star UML

-ArgoUML

-Poseidon

-Rational rose tool

-Star UML

ArgoUML: Features of ArgoUML tools are as follows.

  • All 9 UML 1.4 diagrams are supported.
  • Closely follows the UML standard.
  • Platform independent – Java 1.5+.
  • Standard UML 1.4 Metamodel.
  • XMI support.
  • Export diagrams as GIF, PNG, PS, EPS, PGML, and SVG.
  • Available in ten languages: EN, EN-GB, DE, ES, IT, RU, FR, NB, PT, ZH.
  • Advanced diagram editing and zoom.
  • Built-in design critics provide an unobtrusive review of design and suggestions for improvements.
  • Extensible modules interface.
  • OCL support.
  • Click and Go.

 

Poseidon UML: Features of Poseidon are as follows.

  • UML Diagram support.
  • Use case diagram support.
  • Sequence diagram support.
  • State diagram support.
  • Component diagram support.
  • Forward and reverse engineering based on Java.

Rational Rose Tool: IBM’s Rational Rose tool helps in designing the various software’s. The features of this tool are as follows:

  • Integrate the application design with development.
  • Develop application for the web.
  • Produce relevant source code for designed models.
  • Helps to create an entire level of architecture or construction.
  • UML Modelling.
  • Internet web publisher.
  • Data base schema generator.
  • Multi language development.

Star UML:

  • Accurate UML standard model.
  • Open software model format.
  • True MDA support.
  • Applicability of methodologies and platforms.
  • Excellent extensibility.
  • Software model verification function.
  • Useful Add-Ins.

 

Comparison Table Of UML Tools:

Tool Name Version Systems Supports Code Generation For Code Reverse Engineering
ArgoUML 3/5 Platform Independent Class Diagrams,

Use case diagrams,

Sequence Diagrams,

Collaboration Diagrams,

State Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, Deployment Diagram

C++, C#, Java, PHP4, PHP5,

SQL

Java, C++, C#, IDL
Poseidon UML 8 Platform Independent Class Diagrams,

Use case diagrams,

Sequence Diagrams,

Collaboration Diagrams,

State Diagrams, Activity Diagrams,

Java Java
Rational Rose 0 Platform Needed for architecture Class Diagrams,

Use case diagrams,

Sequence Diagrams,

Collaboration Diagrams,

State Diagrams, Activity Diagrams,

Java, C, C++ Java, C, C++
Star UML 1 The Open Source UML/MDA Platform Class Diagrams,

Use case diagrams,

Sequence Diagrams,

Collaboration Diagrams,

State Diagrams, Activity Diagrams,

Visual Basic, Java Script, Delphi, C#, Python Visual Basic, Java Script, Delphi, C#, Python

 

 

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