green is a LIVE round-tripping editor, meaning that it supports both software engineering and reverse
engineering. You can use green to create a UML class diagram from code, or to generate code by drawing a class
green was developed with the pedagogical goal of focusing students on design. However green has proven to
be a robust and flexible tool that can easily provide UML support in any environment.
All relationships are plug-in based extensions off of green. This means that at any time you can add your own
relationships! This was added with the pedagogical goal of revealing relationships incrementally to students, and
having green reflect only the relationships which our students have knowledge of!
The editor features a simple point-and-click interface. Right-clicking in the editor brings up a context-sensitive
menu that includes features such as the refactoring and quick-fix functionality.
green supports exporting files to both jpg and gif format, so that you can share you diagrams without any
green is an ongoing project at the University at Buffalo.
Any suggestions or feedback is welcome and encouraged! Please feel free to
email any of the developers with your
suggestions, or submit them in Sourceforge.