Beta Release - Enterprise Architect 8.0

Sparx Systems announces the beta release of Enterprise Architect 8.

Sparx Systems announces the beta release of Enterprise Architect 8.
Following new features are included in Version 8:gende neue Funktionen erwarten Sie:

Glossary and Notes
Next to many advances in the EA user experience, one of the noticeable one is the abridging of Glossary and Notes. A glossary entry can be easily created by selecting a term from the notes field. Available glossary terms are automatically linked during writing to terms in the notes field. With the help of auto-completion and intellisense saves writing time and bring consistency in your project. Within the notes field you can also link to any other element. These additional features enhance the glossary and notes of EA.

Dynamic Diagram Filter
With the help of element meta information it is now possible to gray-out or hide diagram element to show variants in one single diagram.

RTF Reporting
The RTF generator comes with additional fields and sections, performance optimization and improved template editing.

Element Browser
The Element Browser comes with new sections for Test, Maintenance items, and Structured Scenarios with context sensitive launchpad for appropriate actions.

Application start-up, model load, general editing, code import and diagram display - all tuned for high performance for massive scalability. Load on demand is now also supported for .eap repositories. New DBMS index packs improve overall performance for extreme large server-based repositories.

Execution Profiler
adds timing information to analysis of executing apps (Windows native). Quickly report on the most frequently called functions and tasks that consume the most time.

License Management
A License-Server replaces the file based floating-key store. The service based approach allows better administration, full logging, and an easy key administration, as well as an easy transfer from the file based key-store.

New Technology
Introducing support for the Unified Profile for DoDAF and MODAF (UPDM).

Structured Scenario Editor
The Structured Scenario editor is a new concept in EA 8.0. It allows you to automatically generate behavioral diagrams from structured scenario as well as reverse engineering activity diagrams and notes text into structured scenarios. This feature leverages your modeling effort and keeps your model views up to date.

Workspace Layout:
EA 8.0 comes up with a new Workspace Layout Manager to easily switch between window configurations for any user role. Use the predefined workspace layouts or define as many custom layouts as you like.

Workflow Support
Leverage EA‘s security feature with workflow scripts to restrict unwanted model changes. Combine Workflow scripts and Model Search for a running list of personal tasks.

Source Code Editor
The source code editor supports now VBScript and JScript syntax highlighting as well as better handling of not recognized code segments.

Windows Vista / Windows 7
Improved Windows Vista / 7 compatibility with better management of user settings and User Account Control.

Version 8 of Enterprise Architect is available as Beta 1 for Enterprise Architect user with a current renewal Renewal .
Registered users are encouraged to send feedback via the Registered Users Beta Bug Report page.

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