Sequence Diagram Tool for Eclipse (part 2)
Many people sent me recommendations for an Eclipse-based UML Sequence Diagram tool. Thank you all.
I’m going to take a look at some of these in more detail to see if one of them solves the problem I identfied in the previous post. I will report back what I find.
So far, the best ‘quick and dirty’ tool for creating sequence diagrams is not Eclipse based. It’s web based.
It’s called WebSequenceDiagrams. Its input is a simple and clear language:
And it generates a usable sequence diagram. Perfect for explaining how some key interactions in the system work.
This is obviously a very simple example, but I’ve quickly ‘drawn’ diagrams with 12+ objects and 50+ sequences. Moving back and forth between the JDT/CDT, a text editor and a browser is a bit of a pain. But its still quicker than anything else I have tried before.