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Looking for free UML software

Enrique Villamizar
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Joined: Jul 30, 2005
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Could anyone tell me where I can get excellent free UML software? I mean GNU/GPL. I found some links in the internet but it's difficult so I need your recommendations. Thanks a lot for your help!
Ilja Preuss

Joined: Jul 11, 2001
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What do you want to do with it?

I like white boards and napkins.

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Mr. C Lamont Gilbert
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Joined: Oct 05, 2001
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I believe there is some associated with the Eclipse Project at
Sathya Srinivasan
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Joined: Jan 29, 2002
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I have been using JUDE for quite sometime and it's a great replacement for Rational, if you want to create UML diagrams. It can even create diagrams from Java source.

The community edition is free and that would be all you'd need.

Cheers, Sathya Srinivasan - SCJP 1.2, SCWCD 1.2, SCMAD 1.0
Co-Author of Whizlabs SCMAD Certification Exam Simulator and SCMAD Exam Guide Book
Peter Rooke
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Joined: Oct 21, 2004
Posts: 820

I recomend Poseidon for UML. Also like BlueJ for learning (but this is not really a full UML tool).

Here's a list (not all open source): UML Tools
[ August 15, 2005: Message edited by: Peter Rooke ]

Regards Pete
I agree. Here's the link:
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