There are interesting and surprising AI functions to help users in eXERD™. It automates the line alignment using Shortest-Path algorithm which is used in up-to-date games like Starcraft. Besides it always keeps optimal arrangement of tables based on topology.
And also, if you change your documents, eXERD™ calculates the point of changing, provides visual feedbacks which is the most effective way, and puts user’s focus or selections on the most suitable location for the next task. eXERD™ makes your work faster by listing items that you have been interested in recently.
Whenever you want, you can change from logical mode to physical mode (and vice versa), decide everything and decide everything such as order of tables in their arrangement, whether or not the way to represent them, and so on. You can even reuse them all.
Individual co-workers can build up their own working environment according to their preferences.
You don't need to learn to get adjusted to eXERD, because it is a WYSIWYG editor that has very intuitive appearance and follows the tradition and UI guidelines of Eclipse.
We did it! It is not only beautiful. Cute and animation of eXERD delivers implicative and intuitive information. For example, doing Undo/Redo, you can just grasp that a column has been deleted by destroying animation of column.
As you know, ER-Modeling needs a very complicated working environment.
For example, by deleting one of some PK columns, your program can delete all related FKs or, just invalidate the relations. And, there can be other aftereffects in chain when deleting the FKs.
In traditional ER-Modeling, one DBA(manually) control, supervise, and maintain all these situations, and also it consumed much time and cost. Being Aware of these situations, eXERD™ provides visual guide to the users regarding with how to deal with the problems, clarifies the user’s intention and executes it, so as to protect the user from making unexpected mistakes.