Excel Software unveiled student editions of its flagship MacA&D and WinA&D tools for software design. With full-featured support of all major software design methods, college students can now experience the same tools used by professional software developers worldwide. Student editions include the full software and PDF manual set, sample projects, step-by-step tutorials and integrated application help.
For object-oriented design, the student can draw all 14 major diagram types specified by UML 2.2. For structured analysis and design, create multi-level data flow diagrams, process specifications, structure charts and state models. For database design, draw data models with SQL details, triggers and constraints. Model multi-threaded systems with system architecture and task diagrams. The system model and simulation capabilities allow a causal loop diagram to be populated with variables and equations to generate and graph the behavior of complex systems over time.
Tool capabilities include requirements management, HTML report generation plus export of diagrams and tables to popular image formats and PDF documents. Generate code from models for popular programming languages including C, C#, C++, Objective-C, PHP, Java, Delphi, REALbasic, Ada and SQL.
Any student currently enrolled at a university is eligible to purchase the WinA&D Standard Student, WinA&D Desktop Student, WinA&D Developer Student, MacA&D Standard Student, MacA&D Desktop Student or MacA&D Developer Student edition at an attractive price. The Student edition is a one-year license that allows the software to be used on one computer.
The Student Editions of MacA&D and WinA&D start at $49.
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