Java News from Friday, July 14, 2006

yWorks has released yGuard 2.0.1, a free-as-in-beer "Java bytecode obfuscator and shrinker that improves your software deployment by prohibiting unwanted access to your source code and drastically shrinking the processed Jar files at the same time." Java 5 and Ant are supported.

No Magic has released MagicDraw UML 11.5, a $149 to $2549 payware "visual UML modeling and CASE tool with teamwork support." 11.5 can export UML models to Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) among other changes.