> : I am a computer science student in an OOD class. We are wanting to do some
> : OOA & OOD using a nice case tool. We are trying to use the Rational Rose C++
> : demo but it will only use 3 classes and will not save. They sell a student
> : copy for about $600, but I was wondering if any body new of a good free/cheep
> : case tool that supports OMT, Booch, or Unified method. I don't care what O/S
> : it will run on right now, I am just looking for options. I will be interested
> : in any input in my hunt for a case tool.
> : Thanks Chad
> Have a look at "Object Domain" it supports all Booch '93 diagrams.
> You can also generate class diagrams from existing C++ code. The tool
> also has a TCL interface which allows you to create custom documentation/
> code from the diagrams.
> Eiffel users can use Bill O'Keefe's Eiffel analyzer to reverse engineer
> Eiffel code into Booch(OMT) diagrams.
> Object Domains is a MS Windows based tool (win32s) and is distributed as
> shareware. REgistration is only $99.00.
> For more info check :
> For more info on EIFAN check :
> Dirk Vermeersch
> Author of Object Domain.
In my opinion the BON ( Business Object Notation ) method is better
than Booch or OMT or Unified, combined or otherwise.
The book on BON is "Seamless Object-Oriented Software Architecture", by
Kim Walden and Jean-Marc Nerson, Prentice Hall, 1994.
BON has been implemented in EiffelCase from ISE.
See "http://www.eiffel.com" for more details.