sdedit – Quick Sequence Diagram Editor

My coworker(his blog is located here) pointed me to this tool and I found it very useful.Quick Sequence Diagram Editor is a tool for creating UML sequence diagrams from textual descriptions of objects and messages that follow a very easy syntax.

Below you may see a syntax example for Sequence Diagram shown in screenshot – it’s very intuitive and easy to understand.

user:Actor
/order:Order
db:TicketDB
acc:Account

user:order.new()
order:return=db.reserve(date,count)
db:return=acc.debit(cost)
acc:return=db.bonus(date,count)
user:order.destroy

The tool supports actors, constructors, destructors, threads and on-diagram comments that can be used to represent conditions or loops.
Diagrams can be exported in PNG format.

Quick Sequence Diagram Editor

 

Download sdedit

Please choose a file named "sdedit-light_no_export_library.exe" to run the sdedit on a Windows Platform. The exe file is wrapped around a Java archive (you still need Java 5 or higher).)

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