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Operating System Specific Requirements

Important - Please read the information provided in this topic.





See also


Creation of an Analyzer script and configuration of the Debug command in that script


Supported Platforms

Enterprise Architect supports debugging on these platforms:


  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 and later, including .NET 4
  • Language support: C, C#, C++, J#, Visual Basic



  • Java 2 Platform Standard edition (J2SE) version 5.0
  • J2EE JDK 1.4 and above
  • Requires previous installation of the Java Runtime Environment and Java Development Kit from Sun Microsystems

Debugging is implemented through the Java Virtual Machine Tools Interface (JVMTI), which is part of the Java Platform Debugger Architecture (JPDA); the JPDA is included in the J2SE SDK 1.3 and later

Windows for Native Applications

Enterprise Architect supports debugging native code (C, C++ and Visual Basic) compiled with the Microsoft compiler where an associated PDB file is available

You can import native code into your model, and record the execution history for any Classes and methods

You can also generate Sequence diagrams from the resulting execution path


Enterprise Architect enables you to perform local and remote debugging with PHP.exe












Microsoft C++ and Native (C, VB)





The PHP Debugger


  • Debugging under Windows Vista (x64) - if you encounter problems debugging with Enterprise Architect on a 64-bit platform, you should build a Win32 platform configuration in Visual Studio; that is, do not specify ANY-CPU, specify WIN32