[Alug] CASE Tools

David Freeman david_freeman at rocketmail.com
Tue May 29 13:16:41 BST 2001


--- oms101 at freeuk.com wrote:
> 
> On 28-May-01 CEPi wrote:
> > well.......if you want System Architect I can give it to you(or you
> can take
> > it from an Computer at College)......otherwise the only thing that
> I know of
> > that you can work on is M$ Visio, which I don't know what it is
> since I've
> > never seen it .
> 
> Visio is a fine vector based drawing package which can integrate into
> databases
> to build them via ODBC. I have never used the DB features but the
> vector
> drawing features made it supurb for documenting the data flow for a
> large
> server. I enjoyed the job so much I proposed an imnproved design that
> we built.

Fundemental floor in what you say, Visio requires windows.

> visio is one of those products that M$ bought rather than created so
> if you get
> to try it you may find its UI more photoshop than MS word.

Aren't most MS apps?
 
> I am currently trying out troff's box macros for the same job, what
> is latex
> like for data flow diagrams?

Why not raw postscript, doesn't that have th ability to do this sort of
stuff?

Thanks

D
 
> Owen S
> 
> 
> > 
> > quote from assignment 2 Modelling Systems and Data :
> > 
> > "The use of software tools, such as System Architect or Visio"
> > and for First grade it says "the work has exploited CASE Software"
> > 
> > 
> > I'm doing the above assignment for Tuesday, and I'm using System
> Architect
> > and I'm not really bothered for a good grade as my grades don't
> count this
> > year :--)
> > 
> > 
> > don't know anything more then this
> > 
> > CEPi
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "David Freeman" <david_freeman at rocketmail.com>
> > To: <alug at stu.uea.ac.uk>
> > Sent: Monday, May 28, 2001 12:17 AM
> > Subject: Re: [Alug] CASE Tools
> > 
> > 
> >>
> >> --- MJ Ray <markj at cloaked.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
> >> > David Freeman <david_freeman at rocketmail.com> writes:
> >> >
> >> > > Can anyone recommend any CASE[1] tools for use on linux?
> >> >
> >> > Define "CASE tools".  There are as many as there are
> definitions...
> >>
> >> That what I said to my lecturer. However, the assignment I am
> doing
> >> states "presentation of materials & models in a form which
> exploits
> >> CASE (Computeraided software engineering)"
> >>
> >> When Quizzed the lecturer said that it was a program much like
> "Systems
> >> Architect" (a windows CASE tool) and was a program which utilised
> a
> >> Datadictionary.
> >>
> >> CEPi, your doing the same course can you shead any more light on
> the
> >> issue?
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >>
> >> D
> >>
> >> ----
> >> "Not enough blood in caffiene stream"
> >>
> >> > --
> >> > MJR
> >> >
> >> >
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