UML communication diagrams

Communication diagrams are another way to visualize the information more commonly represented by UML sequence diagrams. They are simpler than sequence diagrams and only show the messages that pass between the objects. See how you can create UML communication diagrams with draw.io.

2019-09-11T11:40:19+00:00September 25th, 2019|draw.io|

Updates to draw.io Desktop

Desktop versions pre 10.7.5 are strongly recommend to download and install a new desktop build draw.io Desktop versions prior to 10.7.5 have a critical security flaw, so we're disabling them all, sorry. To resolve, just go to the draw.io desktop project on Github, https://github.com/jgraph/drawio-desktop/releases, and download the latest version for your platform. Once [...]

2019-08-29T09:20:42+00:00August 20th, 2019|draw.io|

Extract text with the draw.io text plugin

By using the draw.io text plugin, you can extract all of the text in your diagram, quickly and easily, and then edit this text to be readable and accurate instructions. The plugin will save you a lot of time, and improve the accessibility of your flowcharts and business process documentation!

2019-08-15T11:58:49+00:00August 19th, 2019|draw.io|

Commercial open source gives customers the best of both worlds

We've made it our mission to disrupt the world of business diagramming - we want more people able to take advantage of the power of diagrams. That's one of the reasons why we made draw.io open source for building diagramming applications so that it is now the world’s most widely used browser-based end-user diagramming application. [...]

2019-05-06T15:00:20+00:00May 8th, 2019|draw.io|

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.

2019-09-25T16:01:13+00:00October 26th, 2018|draw.io|

Your diagram data is private and secure with draw.io

When you work on a draw.io diagram, the data is stored on your local device - your diagram data is never sent to our servers. The draw.io servers also never see the data when you save your diagram - you will save it to the platform you are using - Atlassian Confluence or Jira, [...]

2019-09-06T18:35:05+00:00August 22nd, 2018|draw.io|

draw.io Privacy and Google Analytics

With the GDPR enforcement date of 25th May approaching, we’ve decided to make our privacy and data handling process as public and open as possible. Virtually all companies hide behind fuzzy text like “we employ industry standard practices”. They give you no idea whether your personal data is secure or who can use it. [...]

2019-07-17T20:19:38+00:00April 17th, 2018|draw.io|

Gliffy vs draw.io

One of the most common questions we get is "Why should we switch from Gliffy to draw.io?" There are many reasons why, and one of the most important (other than draw.io's unbeatable price), is that you'll save a heap of time every time you work with a diagram!

2019-07-17T20:20:38+00:00October 26th, 2017|draw.io|

What makes a good collaborative diagramming tool?

What things are important to consider when evaluating collaborative diagramming tools? See what aspects you should look at when picking a tool for your organization.

2019-07-17T20:11:32+00:00August 31st, 2017|draw.io|

Infographic: Why Diagrams Are Important

To go with our earlier blog post explaining why diagrams are so powerful and important, we've created a new infographic. You can use this to persuade your co-workers and management to make draw.io available to everyone in your company - you'll see increased productivity, collaboration and better problem solving, we're sure! Need some more convincing? [...]

2019-03-15T16:58:14+00:00June 29th, 2017|draw.io|