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Visualizing a complex software application [closed]

Question What is a good way to go about visualizing a complex software application? Are recommended software applications that can be used for this purpose? Background About 3 years ago, I ...
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Building a Graph Editor - How to create a data driven graph

I am developing a graph-editor that uses drag and drop to build hierarchical graphs (containing nodes and links). Each node in the graph should be linked to a table in our database (SQL Server). I did ...
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Modern analog of DDD (Data Display Debugger)

I if there are visual applications for debugging code in popular languages (like C, Pytho, Javascript). By visual I do not mean debugger with UI which is bundled with almost every IDE, I'm rather ...
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How to properly diagram lambda expressions or traversals through them in Architecture Explorer?

I'm exploring a piece of code in Architecture Explorer in Visual Studio 2010 to study the relations between methods. I noticed a strange behavior. Take the following source code. It generates a hello ...
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Hash Algorithm Randomness Visualization

I'm curious if anyone here has any idea how the images were generated as shown in this response: Which hashing algorithm is best for uniqueness and speed? Ian posted a very well-received response but ...
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Testing of visualization projects

We develop small to large visualization projects for different tasks and industries and sometimes while rewriting them a couple of times in the process we hit walls because we discover that we need to ...
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replacement for fanfold paper printouts

Back in university, we were able to print "unlimited" printouts on wide fanfold paper, (perhaps 128 characters wide or maybe more). I could then unfurl the printed code out across the desks or the ...
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Visualizing temperature levels across a city

I have a list of temperature levels (0 - 30 degrees) in different parts of a city. I would like to visualize the different temperature levels in the different parts of the city. Hot places should be ...
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Modelling project structure for Management

The project I am putted in is running awful. :-) Main Problem is a missing architecture and a missing guidline how to organize projects. In this case I have done a sample project architecture with UML ...
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Suggestions for tree (as a visualization tool) editing software? [closed]

I'm trying to generate a call tree for code I'm working on (I didn't write it) to help me understand it. I want to be able to manually enter each function and the functions it calls (as children), ...
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Visualizing a CUP grammar

I am implementing a grammar in CUP, and it would often be helpful to see everything at a glance. This could also be useful in finding errors quickly. Are there any programs out there that will ...
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Any good examples of visualizations of performance test data?

I run some basic performance tests in C# on simple methods, but there are also legacy monolithic pieces written in C# as well as other languages. So, when testing, I often end up working with a black ...
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What is (are) the most useful technique/visualization for overall project status?

For reasons "above my pay grade", we're developing an issue/project tracking system where I work (similar to Trac, FogBugz, etc). The managers want a useful tool to be able to track the overall health ...
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Are there any good tools for visualizing refactoring work?

Many of my co-workers take pride in writing complex algorithms and programs, ones which take significant time to completely grok. I (strongly) tend towards the opposite end. I'm proud when I write a ...