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Placitas, NM, United States, 2006/10/04 - Excel Software updated the QuickCRC, QuickUML and QuickHelp tools for Windows and Mac OS X software developers. Excel Software announces trial edition downloads of developer tools.
The updates enhance the user interface and productivity plus add free trial editions. QuickCRC Windows 3.0.3 or QuickCRC MacOSX 1.0.1 is used for agile modeling of object-oriented software using CRC cards. QuickUML 2.0.1 for Windows or Mac OS X implements UML models with code generation. QuickHelp 2.0.5 for Windows or Mac OS X provides help authoring and deployment of application help on Windows 95 to XP, Mac OS 9, Mac OS X and Linux.
QuickCRC automates responsibility driven design with CRC cards and design scenarios. Enter data for each object into CRC cards or drag attributes, responsibilities or collaborations between cards for instant design changes. Define and simulate scenarios to ensure the design works. Design data can be exported to MacA&D, WinA&D or QuickUML to generate a UML model or CRC cards can be captured from source code with the MacTranslator or WinTranslator reengineering tools.
QuickUML is a UML design tool that supports a highly integrated, core set of UML models that can be applied to almost any object-oriented project. A design project is presented in a tabbed window that includes use cases, class diagrams, sequence diagrams, data dictionary and source code. C++, Java, Delphi and Objective-C code can be generated from the class model. QuickUML implements a tightly integrated environment where each use case links to models and code and design changes are reflected across the project. The focus and ease-of-use of this tool makes it well suited for agile development methods and extreme programming.
QuickHelp is the easy way to create, maintain and deploy application help. Help information resides in a single XML file with royalty-free QuickHelp Viewers available for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. QuickHelp has Contents and Index panels, an automatic search field plus help topics formatted with images, tables, colored text, user initiated actions, conditional topics, hypertext links and context sensitive help from applications.
A single license of QuickCRC is $295, QuickUML is $295 or QuickHelp is $195 for Windows or Mac OS X. A free download is available to customers with the latest major release. Site licensing information, product descriptions and online ordering are available from the Excel Software web site.
For over a decade, Excel Software has provided Windows, Macintosh and Linux tools to thousands of developers worldwide. Capabilities include system modeling & simulation, requirements management, software design, code generation, reverse engineering, bug tracking and help authoring.