Visual editor/shell for teaching OO concepts?

Levente Sandor sandorlevi at
Sat Aug 24 06:02:04 CEST 2002

There are at least two:

 1. mDes (a Java-based, commercial application with downloadable demo):
"This tool has is written in Java1.2 to run on any platform with a JRE 
1.2/1.3/1.4. The tool provides support for drawing UML diagrams. It has a 
simple and intuitive user interface written in entirely using Java Swing."

 2. PyUt (Python-based, GPL, work in progress):
"PyUt is a little UML1.3 class diagram editor with support for output 
plug-ins. Export to XML, JPEG, BMP, PS. PyUt stands for Python UML 


Christian Holmboe <dva95che at> wrote in message news:<mailman.1030121738.14007.python-list at>...
> Hi all,
> Is there a visual editor/shell for python suitable for teaching OO
> concepts? I'm envisioning a tool where you have a UML-ich view of the
> object model that can be manipulated interactively.. something like
> BlueJ for java (
> If not.. any ideas/hints on how to get started with such a tool? :)
> Cheers!
> Christian

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