Profiles are collections of extensions, based on stereotypes that are applied to UML elements, connectors and features. The stereotypes can have attributes to specifically define Tagged Values that further extend the characteristics of the stereotyped element or connector. Profiles are stored as XML files with a specific format; to apply the extensions of a Profile, you add its XML file as a component of an MDG Technology, and deploy the technology; that is:
- Create a model in which to develop the MDG Technology, and within this create a Profile Package in which you define your Profile(s)
- Save the Profile as an XML file, with a specific format.
- Call the XML file into an MDG Technology, using the MDG Technology Creation Wizard.
- Deploy the MDG Technology (and hence Profile) on your system.