Latest release: 17.0 (Aug 01, 2022)
Version 17.0 comes with an improved usability that focuses on making team work easier and faster. Various new features and critical changes are made to the features below:
Let's take a look.
The Enterprise Model Finder allows you to find model elements from within team projects quickly. Version 17.0 comes with a number of major changes that make the searching of data faster and the result easier to understand.
Visual Paradigm supports a powerful API that allows you to add custom functionality by writing plug-ins. In version 17.0, project teams can manage the roll-out of plug-in by using Visual Paradigm Server. The changes are summaized below:
Lets team members create a project by choosing a project template stored in your Visual Paradigm Server workspace.
Unlike starting a project from scratch, a project template gives you the initial data you need to get started. Depending on the nature of your projects, your project templates could include corporate workflows, guidelines, glossary, and more. A project template simply allows you to get a head start on your work. Here are the benefits of start a project with a template:
Keep your teamwork projects directory organized using folders. In version 17.0, both the server and client are enhanced to improve the use and visualization of folders. Here is a list of actions you can perform:
The VP Server report is enhanced to present more information and in a more reader-friendly manner. Here are the changes:
Apple announced the availability of new Mac devices based on a custom architecture known as Apple M1. We are pleased to announce support for Apple M1 computers in Visual Paradigm releases starting with version 17.0. Its code has been optimized for M1 Macs, while remaining fully compatible with Intel-based Apple computers.
The following changes are made to the SysML modeling tools:
The Visual Diff feature helps you compare two diagrams by showing their differences in a visual way. If you have ever created separate layers to organize the content of diagrams, you may find Visual Paradigm 17.0 useful because you can now narrow down the comparison to a specific layer in the diagram. This allows you to focus on specific kinds of data without being tied to changes that are not of interest.
Three new breakdown structure charts are introduced in version 17.0:
Functional Flow Block Diagram (FFBD) is a flow chart of a system's functional flow. While FFBDs primarily focus on sequencing, it also expresses input and output data dependencies between functional blocks.
Two enhancements are made to our ArchiMate modeling tool:
Here are some of the highlighted changes made for Doc. Composer in version 17.0: