Nicholas Van Weerdenburg ha scritto:
> On Tue, 25 Jan 2005 10:35:50 +0900, Assaph Mehr <assaph / gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>>Not quite what you're looking for, but you can take a look at
>>ObjectGraph (objectgraph.rubyforge.org) at how to dymanically evaluate
>>classes and generate a png graph using GraphViz. You can set some
>>graphviz options to make the output *look* a bit more UMLish, but it's
>>not proper UML.
>>
>>I am not aware of any tool that reads ruby to generate UML (and would
>>love to hear if there are!). You might have to follow the same process
>>as ObjectGraph, but generating an XMI document to load into an existing
>>tool.
>>
>>There is just one more question that need to be asked: are you sure
>>that is what you need? I find that because of ruby compactness of code
>>and duck-typing arguments you rarely use much of inheritance etc. As
>>for activity diagrams, you can not normally get them from static code
>>analysis so you'd have to do them by hand anyway.
>>
>>Cheers,
>>Assaph
>>
>>
> 
> 
> I might be happy with objectgraph. I like UML, but hate UML tools. So,
> I figure I could write Ruby and use a tool to visualize the code for
> insight and creating documentation.
> 
> I'd also find it interesting to apply it to existing Ruby libraries to
> get a sense of their structure.

metoo!

> Whether it is really useful, I won't know until I try :).
> 
> Thanks,
> Nick


just a thing: there is rdoc --diagram that may help. Very little, but 
better than  nothing :)