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So far Bastian Schmitt has created 9 blog entries.

Why is draw.io feature-rich and yet so competitively priced?

If you think about all the reasons you enjoy using draw.io, you may say that it's because draw.io is feature-rich, easy to use, and constantly being improved upon.  You may have then asked yourself why we can offer draw.io at such competitive pricing. Well, let us help you by answering that question! [...]

By |2020-09-10T12:06:52+02:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: draw.io|Tags: , , |

New feature: A shape picker menu for draw.io

Do you enjoy riding bikes? I love it. There is nothing more beautiful than riding through nature for a few hours and forgetting the daily routine. I love it so much that I want to buy a new bike (of course, one with a carbon frame).  My wife wanted to know why it had [...]

By |2020-09-03T13:42:46+02:00September 3rd, 2020|Categories: draw.io, feature, news|Tags: , , , , |

A draw.io success story – Michael Grossert, a solution architect

Marcel Grossert started his career as an Enterprise Architect, but today, in his role as a certified "Professional Cloud Architect" (AWS, GCP), he mainly provides consulting services to international pharmaceutical companies. Marcel has been working in the software sector for almost 30 years and has gained valuable knowledge during this time (have a look [...]

Change your visualization habits with draw.io in presentations!

Presentations have the power to change the world! You would never think of spending a holiday in a tent, but after the keynote presentation of the new iPhone, you grab your sleeping bag and head to the Apple Store a week before the actual launch. At the same time, we all have listened to [...]

By |2020-09-01T09:50:18+02:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: draw.io, use cases|Tags: , , , , |

Merry Christmas 2019

2019 is coming to a close and it's time to slow down, put up a Christmas tree and put presents under it for your loved ones.  Our goal this year is to give you new features year-round and not just at Christmas. Here are some of the highlights of 2019: Comment function for draw.io [...]

By |2020-04-09T08:06:35+02:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: news|Tags: |

Linking content in draw.io diagrams

Many of you have been asking which options are available in order to link content to shapes within your draw.io diagrams in Confluence. The answer is: There are quite a few!  Using this simple yet effective feature will help you extend what is already possible with draw.io. This post covers both the Cloud and [...]

By |2020-04-09T08:15:23+02:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: feature, learning|Tags: , |

Leverage your draw.io user experience with custom templates

When you want to create diagrams with draw.io, you have the option of choosing from a wide variety of built-in templates for all kinds of use cases. Sooner or later you will want to adapt these templates or even create your own diagrams from scratch that you might like to share with your colleagues [...]

By |2020-04-09T08:24:01+02:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: customization|Tags: , , |

Calculate draw.io’s budget for the coming years in Confluence Server and Data Center

Since Confluence has become a trusted tool for visualizations, draw.io should also be an essential part of your Confluence toolkit in the long-term.  We'd like to show you how you can plan for the cost involved in using draw.io for Confluence Server or Data Center in the coming years. Basic information [...]

By |2020-04-09T08:36:50+02:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: news|Tags: , , |

Onboarding made easy with the draw.io Beginners Guide

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.

By |2020-04-09T08:38:53+02:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: feature, learning|Tags: , |