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Netbeans or ? UML Tool for Part 2 of SCEA Test?

Tony McClay
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Joined: May 22, 2003
Posts: 33
As the tool I have used in the past, I no longer have access to that tool, and the current UML Standard is 2.0, gives me a reason to re-tool myself for Phase 2 of the SCEA test.

Question #1:
What tool is the general certification community using to document/create the necessary UML Diagrams for the SCEA Part 2 of the test?

Question #2:
The Netbeans tool I have become a fond fan of, but the tool does not produce UML 2.0 Standard models, but very very close. For instance the class diagrams use [public,private,protected, package] in Netbeans, instead of the UML 2.0 standard of [+,-,~,#].

Does this have any impact on the score, or in the term "Must be UML Compliant?"

Any insight on this topic would be appreciated. Thank you.

Tony McClay
Tampa, FL

Tony McClay<br />Architect / Developer, SOA and Jave Enterprise Edition 1-5<br />---------------------------------------------------------------------- <br />Sun Certified Enterprise Architect, Enterprise Edition 5 (Step 1 of 3)<br />Sun Certified Web Component Developer, Enterprise Edition 4<br />Sun Certified Business Component Developer Enterprise Edition 5<br />Sun Certified Programmer , Standard Edition 5.0
Hong Anderson
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Joined: Jul 05, 2005
Posts: 1936
I think an architecture evaluator board doesn't strict too much about UML.

I used MagicDraw to create diagrams. Anyways, current version of UML is 2.1.2.

SCJA 1.0, SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD 1.3, SCJP 5.0, SCEA 5, SCBCD 5; OCUP - Fundamental, Intermediate and Advanced; IBM Certified Solution Designer - OOAD, vUML 2; SpringSource Certified Spring Professional
Tony McClay
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Joined: May 22, 2003
Posts: 33
Thank you very much. I will consider downloading Magic Draw. I saw another person use StarUML which I downloaded today to get familiar with. I will do a quick self evaluation of the tools to see which one I prefer.

or I may just use Netbeans UML, which is what I prefer.

I do wonder, has anyone passed the SCEA Part 2 test, using Netbeans UML as the UML Modeling tool?
Mikalai Zaikin
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Joined: Jun 04, 2002
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IMHO, StarUML iv very good.
Free, small and easy to use.

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