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Lattix LDM for Eclipse (Java and C/C++) Now Available

Extends Developers' Capabilities by Delivering The Power Of Lightweight Dependency Models (LDM)

Lattix, the provider of innovative software architecture management solutions, has announced the immediate availability of Lattix LDM for Eclipse as part of the new 2.5 version of Lattix LDM. With this new Eclipse plugin, Lattix further extends the developers' capabilities to visualize and maintain the architecture during application development by delivering the power of Lightweight Dependency Models (LDM) to formalize, communicate and control the architecture of Eclipse projects.

Lattix has pioneered an approach that utilizes system interdependencies to create an accurate blueprint of large, mission-critical software systems.

Lattix LDM for Eclipse is the first commercial product to use a dependency structure matrix for a highly compact and scaleable representation of the entire system. With the Lightweight Dependency Model approach, architects and developers can analyze their architecture in detail, edit the structure to create what-if scenarios and then specify design rules to formalize and communicate that architecture to the entire development organization.

Lattix LDM for Eclipse provides these unique capabilities:

* Map architecture to actual code: Seamlessly go from the big picture to the detail. Select a subsystem and examine the code associated with its dependencies.

* Test architecture and detect architectural violations while coding:
Maintain the architecture during actual development and prevent architectural erosion.

* Refactor architecture: Combine architectural remediation suggested by Lattix LDM with Eclipse refactoring capabilities in order to decouple subsystems, remove unwanted dependencies and rename subsystems so that the code organization reflects the intended architecture.

"Eclipse customers were demanding the capability to map their application architecture to the actual code," said Neeraj Sangal, president and founder of Lattix. "They now will have the means to test the architecture, detect violations while coding and prevent architectural erosion."

Lattix LDM is part of the software architecture management solutions from Lattix, which enable companies to improve and maintain quality, enhance testability, lower costs through more effective development and manage risks by understanding the impact of proposed changes.

Lattix LDM for Eclipse and Lattix LDM V2.5 are immediately available for Java and C/C++, with prices starting at $995 USD per developer license. A free Community Edition is also available.

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