El Segundo-based iRise, which develops tools that allows businesses to prototype their business applications, has landed another patent for its technology. The patent, no 7,349,837, is entitled "Systems and methods for a programming environment for a simulation of a computer application." According to the USPTO, the patent was granted on March 25th, and names Maurice Martin, Stephen Brickley, Leon Amdour, Alex Kravets, Brian Fan, Dominic Infante, Stuart Larking, and Paul Aldama as inventors. iRise said the patent covers parts of visual simulations in its iRise Studio tool. iRise is backed by Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, Gold Hill Capital, and Silicon Valley Bank.