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.

2018-12-03T10:55:11+00:00November 27th, 2018|draw.io, Tutorial|

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.

2018-11-12T14:38:31+00:00November 22nd, 2018|draw.io, Tutorial|

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.

2018-11-09T15:09:00+00:00November 9th, 2018|draw.io, Tutorial|

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!

2018-10-08T17:01:54+00:00October 8th, 2018|draw.io, Tutorial|

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.

2018-10-23T17:36:15+00:00September 28th, 2018|Tutorial|

Interactive diagrams with custom links and actions

With draw.io you can use custom links, similar to hotspots that perform actions, which can be used toggle the display of groups of shapes on or off, or perform other useful actions.

2018-07-19T06:57:17+00:00June 29th, 2018|draw.io, Tutorial|

Automatically create draw.io diagrams from CSV files

draw.io makes it easy to convert CSV data into diagrams automatically. Use this to automatically draw organization charts, get a visual overview of tasks and projects, or model any data that is stored in a CSV table.

2018-07-31T11:17:35+00:00April 3rd, 2018|draw.io, Tutorial|

How to quickly remove sensitive information from draw.io diagrams

Do you want to share the layout of a draw.io diagram but not the text, metadata or links it contains? It's easy when you use the anonymize plugin for draw.io - just one click, and draw.io replaces all text and labels within the diagram with random characters, and removes both metadata and links from all shapes, connectors and text elements.

2018-02-05T20:06:25+00:00February 8th, 2018|draw.io, Tutorial|

Use draw.io to mockup your mobile apps

You wouldn't just start coding your mobile app without creating a few diagram mockups first.  And draw.io makes this easy! With a huge library of shapes for various devices and interfaces, you can create your app mockups with just a few clicks.

2018-01-31T18:15:36+00:00December 29th, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial|

Customizing the draw.io interface in Confluence Server

You can make diagramming faster and easier by customizing the draw.io interface in Confluence server instances. Do your diagrams need to match your corporate style? Are you sick of having to constantly set specific fonts or add colors to the palette each time you create a new diagram? Do you want to make a [...]

2017-12-15T08:15:28+00:00December 8th, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial, Videos|