Blueprint Software Modeler Introduces the First Commercial UML 2.1 Modeling Tool on the Market

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Built on an open source base, Blueprint Software Modeler comes in two formats, each appealing to a different market segment. A free version allows academic UML modelers access to this powerful tool while a full featured professional edition gives IT-professionals a full-featured UML application. Both are built on the open source Eclipse platform.

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@-portunity B.V. (] announced the release of Blueprint Software Modeler, the first commercial UML 2.1 modeling tool on the market. It was built by @-portunity B.V. using the open source Eclipse platform.

Blueprint Software Modeler is the first application in a series of products comprising the Blueprint Modeling Framework. At its core, the framework is a fully UML 2.1 compliant modeling tool that is both scalable and functionally extendable. By extending the environment with additional plug-ins, one can move from a modeling tool to a full-fledged environment capable of managing project requirements from inception to deployment and maintenance.

Blueprint Software Modeler currently supports six diagrams: Use Case, Class, Activity, State, Package and Component. Additional diagrams will be included soon and delivered to registered users at no extra cost.

Blueprint Software Modeler Community Edition is available free of charge for non-commercial use, enabling free access to this new technology to the academic community.

Blueprint Software Modeler Professional Edition, our flagship modeling framework, is highly extendable through the use of plug-ins and complimented by its innovative meta modeling facility that fully supports the creation of meta models with automatic generation of UML Profiles and Stereotypes. The framework hosts an integrated OCL Editor with syntax checking, and coloring.

Blueprint Modeling Framework is build on top of the proven, industry standard; open source Eclipse platform and uses multiple projects from Callisto, the latest open source Eclipse release. Callisto, through its plug-in architecture, allows us to leverage existing products and assures future extendibility.

Plug-ins currently under development include: Meta Modeling Facility, OCL Editor, EMF Integration, Code Generation, Model Transformation, and Development Process Integration,

About @-portunity

@-portunity B.V. was founded early 2004 by a group of innovative IT specialists with the sole objective of designing and implementing a modeling framework according to the latest industry standards and technologies, sometimes with open source bases. Blueprint UML 2.1 Software Modeler continues the mission of @-portunity, that mission is to derive value for our stakeholders through the development of products and services that promote compliance with standardization and optimize the quality of software development.


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