Re: Accessible UML drawing tools

  • From: "inthaneelf" <inthaneelf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 10:37:07 -0700

do you really want to start up a flame war?

I'll only make one statement, screen reader preference is a matter of personnel choice, and preference, I support jaws and think hal is two thirds of a pun... P U .

have fun,
inthane
----- Original Message ----- From: <Nick.Adamson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, April 28, 2008 4:46 AM
Subject: RE: Accessible UML drawing tools


Hi.

Check out Enterprise Architect. www.sparxsystems.com if I remember
correctly.
Enterprise architect is very accessible with some screen readers.
Hal/Supernova is fine, the last time I tried it with Jaws it didn't have
a hope but if your using a good screen reader EA is my tool of choice
for UML.

Cheers.
Nick.


-----Original Message-----
From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Macarty, Jay
{PBSG}
Sent: 24 April 2008 13:37
To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Accessible UML drawing tools

All,
I know this question has been asked from time to time on this list but
I'm hoping for any recent updates that anyone is aware of. This week, I
started as tech lead for a new development project which will require
considerable documentation and reviews. I am hoping to find a tool which
will allow me to convey ideas and design structures in the form of
diagrams such as UML.

I'd like a tool which will accept some form of text input or XML input
and produce various diagrams. I have the latest copy of AT&T Graphviz
(version 2.18) and it is very powerful but Graphviz doesn't come with
any templates specifically aimed at producing UML style diagrams. It can
likely be done but if there is something else already out there which is
accessible, that would even be better.

Thoughts???


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Jay Macarty - Masterfiles Technical Lead - PBSG
Phone: 972-963-1387
Cell: 214-549-3421

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