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Is there any software anyone might recommend in the creation of Functional Specs (e.g. module interface design, rough draft displays, etc...)? Also, since I've just been told I will be responsible for these things now.... any great resources for a novice out there?

-- Anonymous, December 13, 2000


Take a look at Rational RequisitePro and Rational Rose.

-- Anonymous, December 14, 2000

I'm a big fan of paper prototyping for screen rough's, although with the twist that I use a CrossPad which at the same time digitizes a copy that I can easily add to a web site. You can pick up CrossPads on eBay fairly cheaply. The Mimeo recordable whiteboards are also worth considering for capture of images as you sketch.

Objecteering is cheap PC OO modelling software that's close to Rose in power and the design-only environment is free and continually improved:

-- Anonymous, February 06, 2001

To me, a little bit of thinking (the software side), and pen and paper (the hardware) perfectly do the job.

-- Anonymous, March 06, 2001

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