MDG for Enterprise Integration Pattern

The Add-in is designed to extend the capability of Enterprise Architect to allow creation of Enterprise Integration Pattern (EIP) models.

EIP Models

The MDG Technology for EIP introduces a new EIP Model Patterns into Enterprise Architect. The EIP Model Pattern can be created in the same way as any other Model Pattern in Enterprise Architect, so see the Enterprise Architect documentation for further details. Loading the EIP add-in will add an additional EIP category of models in the Model Wizard dialog:


EIP Diagrams

The MDG Technology for EIP introduces a new EIP diagram type into Enterprise Architect. The EIP diagram can be created in the same way as any other diagram in Enterprise Architect, so see the Enterprise Architect documentation for further details. Loading the EIP add-in will add an additional EIP category of diagrams in the New Diagram dialog:


EIP Technology Menu

The EIP Technology sub-menu is available from the Extensions menu on the main menu bar.

EIP Toolboxes

The toolbox pages provided with the MDG Technology
for EIP are:

  • Message Construction
  • Message Construction Patterns
  • Messaging Endpoints
  • Messaging Channels
  • Message Routing
  • Message Transformation
  • Extensions
  • Relations






EIP Message Construction Templates

The Message Construction Templates toolbox
provides the graphical EIP templates for use on EIP diagrams.










EIP Tagged Values

The MDG Technology for EIP makes use of tagged values for assigning custom properties to the various EIP elements.


EIP Quick Linker

The Quick Linker arrow enables simplify the process of creating new elements and connectors on a diagram. It displays a list of the common connectors that can issue from a selected element and a list of the common elements each connector can connect to.

EIP Portal

The EIP Portal is an entry point to web pages.