Booth

At 10:02 PM 7/5/1998 -0400, you wrote:
>i had meant a tool to create diagrams and flowcharts.  I didn't suppose
>there was  CL tool.
>
>
>In <007001bda861$2b89ff00$52010180@atlpc1>, on 07/05/98 
>   at 06:06 PM, "Carl Galgano" <cgalgano@ediconsulting.com> said:
>
>>Are you looking for an automated tool that can read CL and create
>>flowcharts, or a PC based tool to create diagrams and flowcharts? Carl

There's not much out there. Someone mentioned Hawkey, and that's what I
know best. The flowcharting utility creates a diagram based on subroutine
calls. It's only for RPG. There're also job explosion and implosion tools.
These give you an outline view of what a program calls or what calls a
program, resp.

The output of the flowcharter is rather rudimentary and not, IMO, all that
useful. We don't use it hardly at all. I find the explosion/implosion stuff
much more useful.

Abstract/Probe may have similar functionality. I don't know that product
enough except to say that I like Hawkeye better—perhaps just from familiarity.

I went to the Sourcebook link at <http://www.news400.com> and picked the
Documentation area for a search. There were a number of items, including
the above-mentioned. One even claimed to make spaghetti code understandable.

HTH

Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55401-2499
(612) 371-1111 x480


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