[clug] Suggestion for a good UML 2.0 drwaing tool

Jack Kelly endgame.dos at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 20:57:15 MDT 2009

On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 12:22 PM, David Tulloh<david at tulloh.id.au> wrote:
> Mike Carden wrote:
>> I did Software Analysis And Design last semester and looked around for
>> similar tools at the time. I found that either Dia or Inkscape fit the
>> bill for me at different times. Mostly the tools are good for sharing
>> diagrams with your colleagues by email. Otherwise it's hard to beat a
>> huge piece of paper and a pencil.
> I also find doing it on the computer better for archiving, my electronic
> filing is much better than my paper filing.  I've basically adopted the
> practice of throwing anything on paper away and only storing files.
> I've always used Dia.  For UML there is a UML set of controls in the bottom
> area, they do almost everything I need.

I've found xfig to produce quite nice documents and fairly easy to use
once you get the hang of it.

-- Jack

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