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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 can attach draw.io diagrams directly to the issues where they belong by using the draw.io app for Jira. This saves [...]
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) as you design, develop and improve your products and services. It takes customer-centric design to the next level, as it [...]
We've re-worked the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) icon set - you wanted the cards and symbols (plus text) bundled together, rather than having to assemble everything yourselves, so that's what we've done! We've also added more than 50 GCP architecture templates to make your diagramming faster.
We had a blast at Atlassian Summit Europe 2018, and were thrilled with how many people are interested in both diagramming in general, and draw.io specifically. And it wouldn't be as fun without you - our colleagues and friends, partners and customers! We must give special mention to those who made this year especially [...]
Cloudcraft makes designing and estimating the cost of your AWS cloud architecture easy. Now you can easily export your Cloudcraft AWS diagrams to draw.io and keep track of your architecture 'versions' for project documentation or auditing purposes.