GARDEN tools: Support for graphical programming

  • Steven P. Reiss
  • Brown University
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 244)


This paper describes the programming tools provided by the GARDEN system developed at Brown University. GARDEN is an environment for graphical programming. It is built around an object-oriented programming system in which the objects are directly executable. It uses an object-oriented database system to provide permanent storage for programs, data and pictures. It provides library packages that make effective graphical programming possible. It offers tools for accessing and editing objects and their types, for system control and interaction, for browsing, and for compiling and storing objects.


Graphical Programming Graphical Editor Graphical View State Transition Diagram Permanent Storage 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven P. Reiss
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  • Brown University
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceProvidenceUSA

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