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What do you think about draw.io?

We want to make draw.io better for you! Help us focus our development on the features that you use or would like to see - please fill in the feedback form in this post.

By |December 7th, 2018|Categories: draw.io|Comments Off on What do you think about draw.io?

New 2018 AWS icons

draw.io now supports the latest (November 2018) set of AWS icons. You can draw out your AWS architectures for free using draw.io.

By |November 27th, 2018|Categories: draw.io, Tutorial|Tags: , , |Comments Off on New 2018 AWS icons

Use PlantUML in draw.io

PlantUML lets you specify your UML diagrams in a text format, which is quite a handy shortcut for programmers. draw.io allows you to insert PlantUML and Graphviz DOT code and automatically adds the diagram image to the drawing area.

By |November 22nd, 2018|Categories: draw.io, Tutorial|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Use PlantUML in draw.io

Use draw.io diagrams in Google Docs

Diagrams are powerful - they make text easier to understand and make your documents look professional. Companies and individuals are increasingly switching to Google's free cloud-based office software and file storage platform. With the free draw.io add-ons for Google Docs and Slides, you can quickly and easily add your draw.io diagrams as images to your documents and presentations.

By |November 9th, 2018|Categories: draw.io, Tutorial|Tags: , |Comments Off on Use draw.io diagrams in Google Docs

UML diagrams – which diagram to use and why

The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a diagramming notation (language) that lets you visualize systems and software. Here is how to use the 14 different types of diagram and create them in draw.io.

By |October 26th, 2018|Categories: draw.io|Tags: , |Comments Off on UML diagrams – which diagram to use and why

Change a shape’s properties quickly and easily in draw.io

Create mockups faster with draw.io by editing a complex shape's properties. The new Properties panel lets you customise every aspect of your shapes, quickly and easily.

By |October 19th, 2018|Categories: draw.io|Tags: |Comments Off on Change a shape’s properties quickly and easily in draw.io

Connector styles and animations in draw.io

Lines, connectors, arrows, transitions - these are the glue that hold diagrams together. Styling your connectors will help make your diagrams more readable, and that's easy to do in draw.io!

By |October 8th, 2018|Categories: draw.io, Tutorial|Tags: |Comments Off on Connector styles and animations in draw.io

UML state diagrams with draw.io

State diagrams quickly show which states lead to each other, and what triggers a change of state. They are easy to create with draw.io and its built-in UML shape library.

By |September 28th, 2018|Categories: Tutorial|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on UML state diagrams with draw.io

Add a draw.io diagram to a Jira issue

Many companies use Jira for task management: software development teams, business management, marketing teams, help desks, you name it - all departments can take advantage of Jira's powerful features to coordinate their projects. You [...]

By |September 21st, 2018|Categories: draw.io|Comments Off on Add a draw.io diagram to a Jira issue

Create a value proposition canvas with draw.io

The Jobs to Be Done theory is being increasingly often used by successful IT companies, including Google, Cisco, Intercom and Basecamp. It's an approach to focus fully on the customer and their goals (jobs) [...]

By |September 14th, 2018|Categories: draw.io|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Create a value proposition canvas with draw.io