Use Architecture Modeler to add support for unsupported languages and frameworks to Enterprise Analyzer (EA). You can also use it to extend support for already supported languages and frameworks. Architecture Modeler's:
Based on your input,Architecture Modeler creates a plug-in that defines an extension, or add-on, to the EA metamodel. The add-on specifies the entity and relationship types of interest in the newly supported source files.
The plug-in also references a universal parser configuration file that defines the search patterns EA uses to extract entities and relationships from newly supported files. For text files, search patterns are mapped from regular expressions. For XML files, search patterns are mapped from XPath queries.
Here in schematic form are the tasks you perform in Architecture Modeler:
Before turning to these tasks, users who are new to EA may want to familiarize themselves with the concepts underlying the EA metamodel. Experienced users can skip straight to the tasks.
Entity extension mode is currently not available for the following entities: EZT, CA7, JSP, JSX, NetronSPC, NetronSpec, TLD, TS, and WebConfig.