Model-driven development isn’t just a good idea, it’s also the foundation of an entire philosophy: Proper requirements-gathering and solid planning can be more powerful than 1,000 terrific coders working for months. With both XML and UML modeling software becoming commonplace in enterprises, it won’t be long before many development projects can be bashed out with little more than some colorful diagrams and one of our finalists’ top-shelf modeling tools.

  • Eclipse Modeling Framework
  • IBM
  • MetaCase
  • Telelogic
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