How to Make An Activity Diagram in UML | Gliffy UML Diagram Tutorials

UML activity diagrams are a type of UML behavior diagram that shows how a system works. By learning how to make an activity diagram in UML with Gliffy, you can quickly document how you expect a system to work or what steps your team needs to follow.

Gliffy is an intuitive UML diagramming tool that comes with all the shapes you need to make an activity diagram. In this quick activity diagram tutorial, you’ll learn how to draw an activity diagram in Confluence, Jira, or Online.

We’ll cover:
🔹 How to set up the diagram tool with UML shapes
🔹 Activity diagram examples and templates built into Gliffy
🔹 The basics of activities, connectors, fork, and joint symbols
🔹 How activity diagrams help you document the flow of a process or system
🔹 …and more.

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