Tag Archives: balsamiq

The evolution of a homepage

Over the past couple of months I have received a few messages asking for real-world examples of wireframing and prototyping in action.  The difficulty has always been that much of this activity never really sees the light of day – … Continue reading

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Interview with Peldi from Balsamiq

Few companies have created more interest in recent times than Balsamiq, a young company headed by the charismatic and like-able Peldi.  Their first product, Balsamiq Mockups, has grown to be the wireframing tool of choice for a great many professionals … Continue reading

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The abuse of Excel in prototyping

I received a nice comment from a fellow called Mahesh who has posted an interesting article on his blog about prototyping using Microsoft Excel.  Now, I don’t actually know Mahesh but anyone who writes about prototyping is a friend in … Continue reading

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Review: JustProto

JustProto is a compelling alternative to conventional prototyping solutions.  Designed to be collaborative from the start, it’s a pretty clever web application which runs on most modern browsers, although they recommend Firefox 3.5 or later. There are three packages on … Continue reading

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The baby is due, soon…

Hey folks, I thought it was about high-time I posted something else here.   I’ve been a naughty boy, promising much but delivering very little (of blogging interest) for a while – but I have my reasons.  You see, I’ve … Continue reading

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Review: Balsamiq Mockups

Building great software is a tricky business.  Not only has the idea got to be good, the implementation of that idea must also deliver.  People are no longer satisfied with ordinary, basic-looking websites and applications; they’ve come to expect more … Continue reading

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PowerPoint – Just Say No

PowerPoint is the wrong kind of tool to use for any prototyping, akin to using a hammer to affix screws to a cabinet. Save yourself a lot of frustration, and don’t compromise the effectiveness of your software prototyping efforts by wasting your time with PowerPoint…

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