Unified Modeling Language (UML)

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IBM Rational offers a number of architecture and design products that automate the practice of applying the UML.

Rational products and UML

IBM Rational® Rhapsody® family
A family of model-driven development tools for systems and embedded software using SysML, UML, DDS, UPDM targeting C, C++, Java™, C# and Ada applications.

IBM Rational Software Architect family
A family of model-driven development tools for corporate IT, SOA, and general development, supporting Java, JEE, C++, .NET, SCA, Web 2.0, and more.

IBM Rational Modeler
A free, UML-based software design tool created by one of the founders of Unified Modeling Language.

IBM Rational Rose® family
A family of visual modeling tools leveraging UML for software and systems design.

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Analyze system safety using UML
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Collaborative design with Rational Rhapsody Design (YouTube, 00:07:46)
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