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UML/SysML: MagicDraw/Cameo: 19SP3: Instance Table Diagram sometimes does not display the values for nested value properties

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MagicDraw/Cameo: 19SP3: Although a 0..* or 1..* Property can carry more than one value, the interface only permits assignment of a single Property::defaultValue through the specification dialog

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UML: Cameo Simulation Toolkit 19SP3: GOTCHA: CreateObjectAction ignores an Artifact as 'classifier' even though Artifact is a Classifier

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UML/SysML: Cameo Simulation Toolkit 19SP3: A parent Activity with a DecisionNode that uses a Activity as a decisionInput Behavior terminates immediately after the decisionInput terminates (but OpaqueBehavior works)

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UML/SysML: Cameo Simulation Toolkit 19SP3: GOTCHA: Will not evaluate a guard using a token from a decisionInputFlow UNLESS a decisionInput Behaviour is explicitly defined (but Alf does)

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UML/SysML: MagicDraw/Cameo: WARNING: If you assign a value to a Slot for an untyped Property then assign a ValueType later it will DELETE your assigned value! Assign a type first .

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MagicDraw/Cameo: v19SP3: Property created by dragging onto a Class or Block a symbol of a Classifier named with a single letter capital name 'N' has a poor name 'N:N'

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Webel's Best Practice policy notes for UML and SysML and the MagicDraw/Cameo tools

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The Webel Best Practice items for SysML (and UML) (tuned for the MagicDraw/Cameo tools) represent the world's most comprehensive guide to robust, fluent, enjoyable, consistent modelling for Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), developed over two decades, and proven to work on extremely demanding real-world projects!

Screencast: Mini tutorial: UML/SysML: Cameo Simulation Toolkit: Send and receive a Signal using a SendSignalAction and an AcceptEventAction

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A very simple demonstration of sending a Signal using a SendSignalAction and receiving it with an AcceptEventAction within Activities. Uses SysML but the same applies to UML.

Uses Cameo Simulation Toolkit for MagicDraw SysML and Cameo System Modeler.

© Copyright 2020 Darren R C Kelly (Webel IT Australia). All rights reserved.

Screencast: Mini tutorial: UML/SysML: Cameo Simulation Toolkit: StateMachine with doActivity and a Transition with a ChangeEvent trigger

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A very simple demonstration of a StateMachine with a doActivity and a Transition that uses a trigger with a ChangeEvent for checking a value. Uses SysML but the same applies to UML.

Uses Cameo Simulation Toolkit® for MagicDraw SysML and Cameo System Modeler Enterprise Edition.

© Copyright 2020 Darren R C Kelly (Webel IT Australia). All rights reserved.

Alf zone

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Alf - the Action Language for Foundation UML - is a UML-friendly textual "surface language" intended for use together with fUML. Useful for those tasks in Activity and StateMachine diagrams that don't lend themselves to graphical modelling.

Screencast: Mini tutorial: UML/SysML: Cameo Simulation Toolkit: StateMachine with entry Activity and Transition guard

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A very simple demonstration of a StateMachine with an entry Activity and Transitions that use guards to check a value. Uses SysML but the same applies to UML.

Uses Cameo Simulation Toolkit for MagicDraw SysML and Cameo System Modeler.

© Copyright 2020 Darren R C Kelly (Webel IT Australia). All rights reserved.

Screencast: MagicDraw SysML/Cameo analysis: Possible "gotchas" when extending the SysML Block stereotype

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Audience: Users of MagicDraw SysML or Cameo Systems Modeler who are experimenting with creating custom stereotypes that extend Block.

This screencast video has been created to demonstrate some issues that can arise if you "naively" create a custom stereotype that extends Block without: (1) closing then re-opening your project; (2) creating an appropriate MD Customization. It is not about any actual "bug" in MagicDraw/Cameo (as long as you follow the recommended procedure). If you watch it, please do watch it to the end to find how to handle such stereotypes properly.

Screencast: MagicDraw SysML/Cameo: Pros and Cons of custom stereotypes in combination with Block inheritance and Part Property structures

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Audience: Users of MagicDraw SysML or Cameo Systems Modeler who are experimenting with creating custom stereotypes for SysML.

This screencast video has been created to illustrate some pros and cons of using custom stereotypes in combination with Block inheritance and Part Property structures, and demonstrates some possible "gotchas". It concerns especially use of custom stereotypes to indicate: (1) cross-cutting aspects such as model layer membership; (2) use of tagged values to carry per-Element metadata.

MagicDraw UML zone

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Dr Darren of Webel IT Australia is a long-term MagicDraw® user, and previously worked for the developers No Magic Inc as a consultant and trainer (Expert Advisor for Science, Engineering, and Education).
This zone is primarily about applications of MagicDraw® to software engineering wi

[ARCHIVAL] NeXML: a generative XML Schema with EMF Java bindings for the NeXus format

 ARCHIVAL (2008): This content is now considered historical only!
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The NeXML project, based on work performed on the NeXus neutron science data format for the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) between 2006-2008, showcases some older Unified Modeling Language (UML®), Java™, and XML Schema (XSD) technologies employed by Webel:
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