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Visio for creating UML

 
Sam Gehouse
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Has anyone used Visio for Class, Sequence and Component diagrams and submitted the assigmnets?
 
Victor Alexeenko
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Visio is good up to a certain point. For instance for deployment diagrams and some class & sequence diagrams. Since it's intended to serve in Microsoft world it does not support Java object model 100%. For instance, you can't assign StatelessSessionBean stereotype to a class.
I am going through it myself and looking for an alternative. Look at Eclipse.org for UML2 project. See if it's any better.
 
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Morley Yeung
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I used Visio to draw all diagrams as well.
If you are using UML 1.x, it is pretty good.
If you are using UML 2.0, you have to install add-ons to Visio in order to draw diagrams.
[ May 08, 2007: Message edited by: Morley Yeung ]
 
Tyler Lebowski
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Avoid Visio at all costs.

If you have a computer with Visio installed on it, pull the plug and run as fast as possible to the nearest fallout shelter.

There are many, many, MANY open source UML projects that are available free of charge that work much better than Visio.

Do a Google search for "UML Tools" and you'll see. Download a couple of them, see which one you like best and use it.

 
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