Five draw.io Shortcuts that You Didn’t Know About

Since 2013, draw.io Diagrams for Confluence has been the top-rated Confluence diagramming solution on the Atlassian Marketplace. As a draw.io user, you already know that it’s powerful and easy to use. We’re here today to let you know about some of the lesser-known benefits. The Easter eggs, if you will. Those little shortcuts [...]

By |2021-04-14T17:53:11+02:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: draw.io, feature, learning, Productivity|

Taming Requirements Engineering Headaches With UML

All professions are unique in the particular frustrations that they thrust upon their practitioners, and software development is no exception. The same physically intangible nature of software that makes it more difficult to recognize risks and requirements can also contribute to a general perception that software development is easier than it actually is. The [...]

By |2021-03-05T22:25:23+01:00March 5th, 2021|Categories: draw.io, feature|Tags: |

Versioning for draw.io in Confluence

In many parts of the world, the leaves have started to change color, which means Autumn has arrived.  Change is, in many cases, inevitable, and we know that being able to follow those changes is essential.  At draw.io, we make following those changes easy, whether you need them for auditing purposes or because your [...]

By |2020-10-12T17:53:25+02:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: feature|Tags: , , , , , , |

Flowcharts in draw.io – how to go with the flow

Creating flowcharts in draw.io is easy and efficient, and everyone loves a good flowchart because they are versatile.  They can be used to display the simplest of processes, like trying to decide if you need to buy new socks or not, all the way to complex computer processes.  And honestly, who doesn't need new [...]

By |2020-09-25T11:55:16+02:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: feature, learning|Tags: , , , , |

Collaborative diagramming in draw.io for Confluence Cloud

With remote work being the norm for many of us right now, it makes sense that we'd want to have tools that enable us to work with colleagues, regardless of where they are in the world.  And to make sure you always have the tools you need, draw.io brings you real-time, collaborative diagramming for Confluence [...]

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: , , , , |

New draw.io styling options – fresh color schemes

You're not seeing things, it's still July.  But we've been able to share so many new features the last few weeks that it's felt like Christmas!  To go along with the revamped table features, being able to double click to add a new shape and a slew of new video content, we're adding new [...]

By |2020-07-29T08:30:19+02:00July 29th, 2020|Categories: draw.io, feature, news|Tags: , , , |

Tables in draw.io got a makeover

Last week we brought you our new Sketch feature and this week, we're dusted off our ol' html-based tables and gave tables in draw.io an amazing makeover. The tables are still tables, just better So what actually got overhauled? You might recall that previously, in order to create a table [...]

By |2021-02-16T23:11:15+01:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: draw.io, feature, news|Tags: , , , |

Introducing draw.io’s new sketch feature

I don't know about you, but we here at draw.io love that new car smell.   We obviously can't offer you a new car, but what we can do is give you brand new features.  Say hello to our shiny and new sketch feature.  If you enjoy customizing the way your diagram looks in order [...]

By |2020-07-02T22:12:54+02:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: draw.io, feature, news|Tags: , , |

Create mermaid diagrams in draw.io for Confluence Cloud

We here at draw.io enjoy a good musical as much as the next person, but this post isn't going to be about that kind of mermaid (sorry, Ariel).  Enter mermaid syntax!  Mermaid syntax is a Markdown-inspired syntax that enables you to automatically generate diagrams in draw.io.  So if you are used to working in a [...]

By |2020-05-28T10:22:11+02:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: feature, integration|Tags: , , , |