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The diagrams in the Git Community Book are excellent and I'd like to know what software was used to create them. I emailed the author, but he didn't respond, so does anyone else know?

(This question was raised by request within this stackoverflow answer).

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My guess would be Graphviz, and/or OmniGraffle. –  sblair May 20 '11 at 14:46
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I'd have said OmniGraffle too. At least judging from the arrows and rounded corners. –  slhck May 20 '11 at 15:16
    
Cheers guys - I guess we'll never know for sure unless the Author makes a visit to this site (which is possible). –  trojanfoe May 20 '11 at 15:18
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The file extension .graffle here is suspicious... It seems Omnigraffle. –  microspino Oct 10 '13 at 7:38
    
@microspino Thanks; I think that answers the question. –  trojanfoe Oct 10 '13 at 7:39
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yEd is a powerful and free graph editor that produces really nice graphs.

I use it often for my needs. It provides automatic layout and many shape / line options.

These graphs could have been produced by this program.

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They did not ask a generic software-recommendation question (which would be closed anyway since it has been asked numerous times already); they were asking about the specific program that was used to make the Git diagrams, and comparing the graphs, it does not look like yEd was used. –  Synetech Nov 23 '12 at 3:08
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