1 Reply Latest reply: May 6, 2012 8:18 PM by etresoft
Conundrum Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

Hello professionals! Is there a known tool that can be used to visually (graphically) assist in organizing the individual objects that are used to create an application? Microsoft Visio is such a tool on the Windows side. It there something that you might use to assist in organizing your 7000+ lines of code projects? Thank you for your advice !

  • etresoft Level 7 Level 7 (25,620 points)

    Conundrum wrote:

     

    Microsoft Visio is such a tool on the Windows side. It there something that you might use to assist in organizing your 7000+ lines of code projects?

    Visio is such a tool, but a poor one. OmniGraffle is the standard Mac replacement for Visio. There are much more powerful tools for software modeling, but most of them are junk and Windows-only. A project with 7000 lines is just at that odd place where it is getting too big to manage but still way too small to really justify a professional too. There are a number of Mac UML tools, but most of them are junk. No good answer for you.

     

    Message was edited by: etresoft to clarify that Visio is very good at what it does. OmniGraffle is also highly recommended. Both are just diagramming tools and not real UML modelling tools. I have searched in vain for many years for a decent UML too on any platform.