In this quick tutorial, you’ll learn how to make an activity diagram in UML with Gliffy. We’ll cover:

  • How to set up the diagram tool with UML shapes
  • The basics of activities, connectors, fork, and joint symbols
  • How activity diagrams help you document the flow of a process or system

Ready to try? Make an activity diagram in UML by signing up for a free trial of Gliffy Online.

For more details and examples of activity diagrams, check out our activity diagram blog. For a basic overview of UML diagramming, check out our UML Basics resource. Or, dig in and learn more about other types of UML diagrams in our blog post, UML Diagram Types and Templates.



Activity diagrams are just one of many types of UML diagrams. Check out all our UML diagramming resources for more help learning how to make these diagrams and when to use them.

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