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.
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) is a high-speed networking standard intended for supporting the voice and data communications.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a powerful network diagramming and vector drawing software that provides the Computer and Networks solution with wide set of ready-to-use predesigned vector stencils and examples to help you design the ATM Networks quick and easy.
Picture: ATM Network. Computer and Network Examples
Computer networks nowadays are spread all across the world. The large number of parameters, such as geographic scale or communication protocols, can divide networks. One of the most common types of networks is called local area network (LAN). It convenient to represent network examples by means of diagrams.
This local area network (LAN) diagram provides an easy way to see the way the devices in a local network are interacted. The diagram uses a library containing specific symbols to represent network equipment , media and the end-user devices such as computers (PC, mac, laptop) , network printer, hubs, server and finally a modem. There are two types of network topologies: physical and logical. The current diagram represents precisely a physical type of LAN topology because it refers to the physical layout of a local network equipment.
Picture: Local area network (LAN). Computer and Network Examples
When designing a network, it is important to take into account the hierarchy of network devices. When you have a root device you should consider a tree network topology that might have any number of lower levels as you might need. This technology is based on star and bus network topologies.
This is a schematic representation of a Tree computer network topology. A tree topology means that some star networks are linked together. A star network is a topology of the local network where a central workstation is connected with each end-user computer or peripherals. A tree structure means that, the central nodes of these star networks are linked to a main cable (the Bus topology). So, a Tree network topology is a few Star networks connected into a Bus topology. This scheme can be applied to draw the particular physical or logical network diagrams using the ConceptDraw Computer and Networks solution.
When you need to visually represent the structure of relational database, Entity relationship diagram (ERD) is a type of diagram for that case.
Most entity-relationship diagrams can be built with objects from Flowchart solution or ERD Solution which contains inbuilt templates. Follow these steps to create your own custom ERD diagram.
Don't be frightened if it looks complex, ConceptDraw DIAGRAM makes it easy to create an ERD, and hundreds of other diagrams, in minutes.
No security system cannot be constructed without detailed security plan, or even a set of plans in some cases. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software offers the Security and Access Plans Solution from the Building Plans Area to help you design the Security Plans for any premises and of any complexity.
What is a Work Flow Chart? It is a chart which visually displays the step-by-step transferring of data, documents and tasks during the work. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Workflow Diagrams solution from the Business Processes area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is the best software for drawing the Work Flow Chart of any complexity.