Re: [BULK] Re: Open source alternate to Visio on Win7 (for diagramming)

Subject: Re: [BULK] Re: Open source alternate to Visio on Win7 (for diagramming)
From: Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2014 16:41:36 -0500

I don't end up creating too many diagrams, so I can't really justify the
expense of Visio. So I've been using OpenOffice Draw,

If you haven't already found this via Google, Mark Lautman has downloads
for lots of custom shapes for OOD.

http://www.lautman.net/mark/coo/index.html





On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 4:20 PM, Mike McCallister <
mike -dot- mccallister -at- pkware -dot- com> wrote:

> Tony wrote in responding to Steve:
>
> > PS - Do you think mind-mapping software would be a better option for
> > diagramming?
> >
>
> It all depends on what your purpose is for the blocks. Mind mapping isn't
> technical blocks, but brainstorming. The mind map is rarely the artifact.
> It's the process used to ensure all roads are covered before generating
> the artifacts.
>
> Mike says:
> I will note that my mainframe dev generates some nice flow diagrams with
> FreeMind, a lovely Java-based open source mind-mapping tool. Said diagrams
> have shown up in my docs. Exports in just about any format you like:
>
> http://freemind.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
>
>
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References:
Open source alternate to Visio on Win7 (for diagramming): From: Janoff, Steven
Re: Open source alternate to Visio on Win7 (for diagramming): From: Tony Chung
RE: [BULK] Re: Open source alternate to Visio on Win7 (for diagramming): From: Mike McCallister

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