A Textual DSL for creating Visual Diagrams

May 02, 2009

I have been playing around for a couple of minutes with yUML, an online service by Tobin Harris for creating UML diagrams using a textual input language. The diagram below is generated while you load this page. The input needed to generate the diagram is the following list of relations:

  [Book]<->*[InCollection] .

This diagram documents a (small) subset of the data model underlying the researchr.org application for bibliography sharing and reviewing.