Introducing IBM Rational Software Architect

Improved usability makes software development easier

From the developerWorks archives

Kunal Mittal

Date archived: May 17, 2017 | Last updated: February 15, 2005|First published: February 15, 2005

This article introduces IBM Rational Software Architect and the modeling capabilities that Rational Software Architect provides. It guides the beginner through the basic views, and explains how Rational Software Architect leverages the Eclipse 3.0 framework for usability. You'll learn how to use Rational Software Architect to create simple class and use-case diagrams, as well as how to generate code from the class diagrams. Finally, it briefly covers how you can perform an architectural analysis of your code. Follow-up articles will elaborate in more detail on what is covered in this introductory article.

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