New Application Architecture Visualization Features in MagicDraw UML 8.0



Golden, Colorado – September 6, 2004 – No Magic, Inc.®, a leading object-oriented tools company, today announced the release of MagicDraw UML 8.0 the latest version of its visual UML modeling and CASE tool with teamwork support. This versatile development tool increases productivity of, and communication among business and software analysts, architects, programmers, quality assurance engineers and documentation writers by providing visualization of the architecture. 


New MagicDraw UML 8.0 presents a visual image of existing applications through its new feature:  Java reverse engineering of code to sequence diagrams.  Also, MagicDraw UML 8.0 imports a UML model from any source – an XMI import or a reverse engineering operation – and visually displays it.  A new, sophisticated diagram layout engine with seven layout options automatically aligns the generated diagrams for a professional look and feel. 


“Business needs are placing ever-increasing demands for productivity, rapid development, and cost cutting on their IT departments.  MagicDraw’s Version 8.0, through Java source code reverse engineering to sequence diagrams, through new diagram wizards for easy model visualization offer the most productivity increasing UML tool in the industry,” stated Saulius Kaukenas, Director of Product Development.  


In addition to the model visualization and presentation enhancements, Version 8.0 contains new integrations with Borland CaliberRM™ requirements tool, BEA Workshop™, Eclipse 3.0 and NetBeans 3.6.  To facilitate documentation – always the bane of IT – MagicDraw UML 8.0 allows even easier text formatting with HTML for model documentation. 


MagicDraw Version 8.0 also includes:




About No Magic


Founded in 1995, No Magic Inc. is headquartered in Golden, Colorado with operations worldwide. In 1998 No Magic released MagicDraw UML version 1.0, the first large scale application completely developed in Java, earning Sun’s “100% Java Application” credential. In addition to continued development of MagicDraw, No Magic, Inc. also provides software development outsourcing services from its software development facilities in Kaunas, Lithuania and Bangkok, Thailand.



Additional Information


MagicDraw UML 8.0 is now available for purchase. For additional feature set information, complete pricing details, or to download a fully functional demo, visit


No Magic, Inc.

Corporate Headquarters

651 Corporate Circle

Suite 100

Golden, CO 80401

Tel: (303) 215-9955 x2

Fax: (303) 215-9668



All product and company names herein are trademarks of their respective owners.