Pick your favorite draw.io theme – Kennedy, Atlas, Dark or Minimal

Perhaps you are a person who hates working with black text on a white background? Or are you on a mobile device? draw.io offers different themes that change how it looks, including a couple of standard themes, a dark theme for nighttime work, and a minimal theme that is ideal for new users and mobile devices.

2018-05-09T12:41:47+00:00 May 8th, 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. [...]

2018-04-19T06:31:23+00:00 April 17th, 2018|draw.io, News|

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+00:00 February 8th, 2018|draw.io, Tutorial|

UML use case diagrams with draw.io

Use case diagrams in UML are used during the requirements phase of software development - they usually put the system requirements into a diagram format, and it's easy to see what actions a system must support at a glance. Of course, there will be many use cases for your system, and therefore you will usually [...]

2018-04-16T12:57:02+00:00 January 29th, 2018|draw.io|

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+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 8th, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial, Videos|

First time using draw.io: It’s easy to use!

I recently had the chance to do a short apprenticeship (Praktikum) at //SEIBERT/MEDIA. It was fantastic, filled with lots of great food, fantastic co-workers, and useful experiences. One of those experiences was to try out draw.io in Confluence for the first time and compare it with some of the other tools.

2017-11-16T17:56:02+00:00 November 16th, 2017|draw.io|

Using anchors within draw.io in Confluence

If you are using Confluence, I'm sure you have extremely long pages, somewhere within your intranet.  Anchors can make a long page more readable. You don't want to have to scroll through the whole page to get an overview from the many headings. Use draw.io to spice up a long Confluence page and capture the attention of your users.

2017-11-07T12:01:37+00:00 November 9th, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial, Videos|

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!

2017-10-27T08:55:57+00:00 October 26th, 2017|draw.io, Videos|