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Software and Database Design with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM

Design and document development of projects using a wide range of pre-drawn shapes, smart connectors and flowchart symbols. Develop visualization solutions with the help of the built-in scripting language.

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a perfect tool for:

  • Designing and planning tasks such as:
    • UML Diagramming
    • Designing and prototyping Graphical User Interface (GUI)
    • Flowcharts, Data flow diagrams
    • Database and ERD Diagramming (Chen ERD, Database Model diagram, Express-G, Martin ERD, ORM Diagrams and more)
    • SSADM Diagrams, Booch Diagrams, Nassi-Shneiderman Diagrams
  • Developing Visualization Solutions
  • Project Planning (Gantt Charts, Timelines, Project Schedules)


Useful Articles:

UML Diagramming

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM includes collections of industry-standard UML diagramming libraries for drawing all types of diagrams: class, object, use case, sequence, collaboration, state chart, activity, component (package), and deployment.

UML Class diagram UML Class-diagram UML_Sequence diagramUML Sequence-diagram UML Use Case diagramUML Use-case-diagram

Designing and prototyping Graphical User Interface (GUI).

Mac Interface Sample

Thanks to Mac OS and Windows library interface elements ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a perfect visual designing tool for project managers and software engineers that make designing and prototyping of dialog boxes, user interfaces a lot easier.

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM has a dizzying array of widget libraries for GUI prototyping that include all graphics for icons, menus, buttons, selection boxes, dialogs, forms, scroll bars, and other design elements... read more

Flowcharts and Data flow diagrams

Data Flow Sample

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a perfect tool for drawing various types of flowcharts and dataflow diagrams such as audit flowcharts, data flow diagrams, cause & effect diagrams, cross-functional flowcharts, Opportunity Flowchart, Deployment Flowchart and Process Flowchart.

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM offers task-specific templates, libraries of flowcharting shapes, smart connectors etc. to illustrate complex processes, procedures and information exchange.

Database and ERD diagramming

Thanks to an extensive set of library objects such as entities, links, items, attributes, users, types, captions, inheritance, references, boundaries, events, clouds etc ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a perfect tool for database design and ERD diagramming.

You can also use ConceptDraw DIAGRAM to draw Chen ERD, Database model diagram, Express-G, Martin ERD, ORD Diagram and a lot more.

Sample Database Layout

With ConceptDraw DIAGRAM you can visually design schemas for leading clients/servers and desktop databases. By graphically showing the relationships between information tables stored in the database a database diagram helps to ensure that the database you are designing is accurate, complete and efficient. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM allows you to visually create Entity Relationship diagrams (ERD) for various database systems.

The software product supports ODBC-compatible databases (Oracle, MS SQL, InterBase, MySQL, MS Access, Firebird and others). The built-in scripting language allows to connect to ODBC-compatible databases and automatically generate the database structure (reverse engineering of the database structure).

Moreover, data flow between tables can also be easily described by creating appropriate Data Flow Diagrams (DFD).

Cross-DBMS target compatibility allows you to design once and use for all.

Creating Visualization Solutions

Using the built-in scripting language, database connectivity, shape parameter table, support of shape custom properties, XML format allows to use ConceptDraw to visualize data from various applications and data sources. With the introduction of ConceptDraw Basic technology ConceptDraw becomes one of the most powerful platforms for your custom visual solutions.

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TEN RELATED HOW TO's:

An Event-driven Process Chain (EPC) - flowchart used for business process modelling →

Event-Driven Process Chain flowcharts for improvement throughout an organisation. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a software for making EPC flowcharts to provide business process modelling. Its excellent business process improvement tools.An Event-driven Process Chain (EPC) - <br>flowchart used for business process modelling *
Picture: An Event-driven Process Chain (EPC) - flowchart used for business process modelling
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UML Diagram →

While developing software, it is very important to have a visual model, because it helps to represent the logic and the architecture of an application. Experienced engineers use UML diagrams to denote relationships between classes and their instances. UML is a general language for a set of diagrams like deployment diagrams, object diagrams or use case diagrams. This diagram represents UML class diagram used for a software system development using an object-oriented method. Class diagrams are categorized as static structure diagrams that depict the physical structure of a system. Class diagram divides a software system's structure into "classes". Classes are defined by the methods and variables of objects. UML Class diagram is used to depict relationships and source code dependencies between objects.UML Diagram *
Picture: UML Diagram
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ER Diagram Tool →

Creating of Entity-Relationship Diagrams (ERDs) is a complex process that requires convenient, automated tools. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software offers a powerful ER Diagram Tool - the Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) Solution from the Software Development Area.ER Diagram Tool *
Picture: ER Diagram Tool
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Finite State Machine →

You need design a Finite State Machine (FSM) diagram and dream to find a powerful software to make it easier? ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Specification and Description Language (SDL) Solution from the Industrial Engineering Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is the best software for achievement this goal.Finite State Machine *
Picture: Finite State Machine
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UML Class Diagram Generalization ExampleUML Diagrams →

This sample was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the UML Class Diagram library of the Rapid UML Solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. This sample describes the use of the classes, the generalization associations between them, the multiplicity of associations and constraints. Provided UML diagram is one of the examples set that are part of Rapid UML solution.UML Class Diagram Generalization Example<br>UML Diagrams *
Picture: UML Class Diagram Generalization ExampleUML Diagrams
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Table Seating Chart Template →

The arrangement of tables and seating charts near them have great value in many premises and situations. It is often very convenient to draw a plan before the furniture arrangement. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software offers the Seating Plans solution from the Building Plans area for fast and easy drawing the table seating chart template and samples.Table Seating Chart Template *
Picture: Table Seating Chart Template
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Interior Design. Storage and Distribution — Design Elements →

Talking about interior design, we usually mean apartments, houses or establishments. But there’s much more to this, for instance, interiors in warehouses, storage and distribution departments and machine shops also require designing. You can find all the necessary design elements such as cranes and forklifts in Plant Layout Plans solution ConceptDraw Solution Park. This picture represents content of the Storage and Distribution library, providing the collection of vector images designed to plan layouts of industrial storage facilities (warehouses). Warehouse is a premises and equipment intended for the reception, distribution and storage of products manufactured at the plant, as well as to preparation the product for shipment to the consumer. This vector images library is supplied with ConceptDraw Plant Layout Plans solution. it will help to industrial architects and planners to design plans for industrial storage and shipping facilities.Interior Design
Picture: Interior Design. Storage and Distribution — Design Elements
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Competitor Analysis →

Competitor analysis is a first and obligatory step in elaboration the proper corporate marketing strategy and creating sustainable competitive advantage. Use powerful opportunities of numerous solutions from ConceptDraw Solution Park for designing illustrative diagrams, charts, matrices which are necessary for effective competitor analysis.Competitor Analysis
Picture: Competitor Analysis
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Fishbone Diagram Design Element →

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Fishbone Diagrams solution is a perfect tool for software designers and software developers. If you need to create Cause and Effect diagram, Fishbone diagram, Ishikawa diagram from templates and examples, or using the predesigned elements, ConceptDraw DIAGRAM can do this easily. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software gives ability to design Fishbone diagrams that identify many possible causes for an effect for problem. Each Fishbone diagram design element included to Fishbone Diagrams library is vector and ready-to-use.Fishbone Diagram Design Element *
Picture: Fishbone Diagram Design Element
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