[nycphp-talk] Flow Chart "open source" favorites?

David Roth davidalanroth at
Fri Mar 26 16:14:06 EDT 2010

Hi Edward.

I've done program flow charts on paper for years, but my hand-writing  
skills are horrible if I need to share this with others. It is a  
wonder why I didn't become a Doctor, although an Art Director told me,  
"Bad hand writing? That just means you are very expensive!".

David Roth

On Mar 26, 2010, at 3:03 PM, Edward Potter wrote:

> Cool.  Before I would even look at flowcharting software I would  
> sketch out the program flow/navigation on paper.   A pencil is a  
> miraculous thing.  Also a roll of yellow tracing paper can be  
> magic.  :-)
> >>>
> For while it is probably not possible to make a drawing without a  
> conscious intention, the drawing does possess a life of its own, an  
> insistence, a meaning, which is fundamental to its existence. — 
> Michael Graves
> On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 1:57 PM, David Roth  
> <davidalanroth at> wrote:
> Yes, thanks Mitch and everyone else that responded.
>  Justin, this isn't off-topic since it's Flow Charting for program  
> design and the application is in PHP. Thanks for the resource of  
>, since I've never heard of it before.  I'll add it to  
> the intranet.
> David Roth
> On Mar 26, 2010, at 7:24 AM, Mitch Pirtle wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 1:31 AM, David Roth  
> <davidalanroth at> wrote:
> I'm looking for recommendations of Flow Charting software that's "Open
> Source". Thanks!
> You could look into Dia:
> Is that the kind of app you are looking for?
> -- Mitch

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