UML Activity Diagram illustrates the business and operational step-by-step workflows of components in a system and shows the overall flow of control.
Activity diagrams are constructed from a limited number of shapes, connected with arrows. The most important shape types:
rounded rectangles - represent activities;
diamonds - represent decisions;
bars - represent the start (split) or end (join) of concurrent activities;
a black circle - represents the start (initial state) of the workflow;
an encircled black circle - represents the end (final state).
Arrows run from the start towards the end and represent the order in which activities happen.
ConceptDraw has 393 vector stencils in the 13 libraries that will help you to start using software for designing your own UML Diagrams.
You can use the appropriate stencils of UML notation from UML Activity library with 37 objects.
The example "Design elements - UML activity diagrams" is included in the Rapid UML solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Example 1. Symbols for create UML activity diagram
Quick and easy designing the UML Activity diagrams of any complexity. Simply drag the needed objects to the document and arrange them to make a desired activity diagram.
In the case of using the offered template or sample, you need to choose the most suitable for you from the set and change it according to your needs to accomplish UML diagram.
Sample 2. Create UML activity diagram
ConceptDraw Rapid UML solution from the Software Development Area provides UML Activity Diagram samples, templates and library of vector stencils.
Use ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software enhanced with Rapid UML solution from ConceptDraw Solution Park to create your own UML activity diagrams that show the business and operational workflows of components and overall flow of control in your systems.
Database structures are usually described by ER-diagrams which represents entities as boxes with lines-connections between them. You can create any entity-relationship diagram (ERD) by means of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using ready-to-use templates and special libraries containing all the needed symbols and shapes. Creating a model for your database from now on can take just a few minutes.
ERD (entity relationship diagram) designed to show the logical structure of databases. It intended to depict the relationships between data components (entities). ERDs are a popular tool for software engineers and architects. Using ERD they can manage the every aspect of database design. Also ERD can be used as guidelines for testing and communications before software release. This diagram represents the file reference system of the WordPress web platform. Because entity relationship diagrams have such a broad application area through the prevalence of database technology, it can be applied for a wide range of users.
Picture: Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM
Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a graphical modeling language for describing, visualizing, projecting and documenting of object oriented systems. UML digram is used for modeling of organizations and their business processes, for development the big projects, the complex software applications. Comprehensive UML diagram allows to create the set of interrelated documents that gives the complete visual representation of the modeling system.
UML Component for Bank - This sample was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the UML Component Diagram library of the Rapid UML Solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park
Create your own flow charts of settlement processes using the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Cross-Functional Flowcharts solution from the Business Processes area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Download easy flowchart software to create settlement process flowcharts show steps of monthly settlement with your business quickly and easily.
Picture: Settlement Process Flowchart. Flowchart Examples
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 shows the structure of the building and can be used by building companies, real estate agencies, at the buying / selling of the realty.
Picture: UML Class Diagram Example - Buildings and Rooms
The Circular Arrows Diagrams are very popular in management and marketing. They are the useful way to visualize a sequence of steps, tasks, or events as a circular flow. But how design the Circular Arrows Diagram quick and easy? You will need a powerful software. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM charting and vector drawing software is exactly what you need. Extended with a multi-functional Business Diagrams solution from the Management Area, ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is the best for drawing the Circular Arrows Diagrams.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Specification and Description Language (SDL) Solution from the Industrial Engineering Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park provides powerful drawing tools for quick and easy creating well-designed FSM diagrams.
Influence diagram (ID) is a graphical and mathematical representation of the decision. Influence diagrams are widely used in the decision analysis and in the game theory. They are the alternative to the decision tree. The influence diagram gives to analyst the high-level conceptual view that it can use to build the detailed quantitative model.
This sample shows the Influence diagram. It is a directed acyclic graph with three types of nodes: Decision node is drawn as a rectangle, Uncertainty node is drawn as an oval, Value node is drawn as an octagon. The nodes are connected with arcs.