Archives / Year: 2012

[Pre-Release] Performance Improvements, Font Kerning, Links to URLs, Right-To-Left Language Support!

Hello friends of Balsamiq! We've been really busy here in Balsamiq-land. The next release of Mockups will include a lot of new stuff, so we'd like to invite you...
Peldi Guilizzoni
December 5th, 2012

Leon Barnard Joins Balsamiq

It's a great pleasure to introduce you all to Leon Barnard, the newest member of our team. We're excited to have Leon onboard to help move our UX and...
Mike
November 15th, 2012

Give Mockup presentations on your iPad/iPhone with Link Viewer

Hello Balsamiq friends! Today we asked Eileen and Max of Link Viewer to write up a blog post introducing their app for testing iOS Mockups. Enjoy! Presenting your UX...
Mike
October 31st, 2012

Improving People Management in myBalsamiq, Image Support in Mockups for Google Drive, Link Support in Mockups for JIRA, and more!

Hello friends of Balsamiq! We just updated myBalsamiq with a new release, focussed on smoothing over one of the roughest edges of the application, the managing of staff and...
Peldi Guilizzoni
October 26th, 2012

Thoughts on "How to Win Friends and Influence People"

When I was a growing up my parents paid me to read books they thought had value for my personal growth. I suspect the first was The Little Engine...
Natalie
October 16th, 2012

Refining the Roughness of 2.2 Controls

If you've been following along with updates to Mockups, with 2.2 out we now have a UI Skin switcher that allows you to use either sketchy controls or straighter...
Mike
September 26th, 2012

Balsamiq 2.2 is here!

It is with great excitement and pride that I present to you our biggest release yet: Balsamiq Mockups 2.2! The new release sports an updated look and feel, and...
Peldi Guilizzoni
September 9th, 2012

The last 2.1 release

Hello friends! We hope you're having a great summer. We've been very busy working on the 2.2 release of Mockups, which will include a new awesome look and feel,...
Peldi Guilizzoni
August 3rd, 2012

Wireframing Responsive Designs with Mockups

Responsive layouts using media queries and CSS on the web are exciting. Many Mockups users are doing responsive layouts on their projects or are planning to. We've been talking...
Mike
July 12th, 2012

myBalsamiq updates and Mockups 2.2 pre-release

Hello friends! We've been heads down for months, but it looks like things are finally coming together and we can start sharing some exciting new stuff with you. myBalsamiq...
Peldi Guilizzoni
July 9th, 2012

Bootstrap Grid Layout Symbol Library

This is a Symbol library with a set of grid layouts using the Bootstrap framework. The different layouts correspond to min-width and max-width media queries for different viewport dimensions,...
Mike
June 22nd, 2012

User Testing your myBalsamiq Prototypes with UserZoom

The following is a guest post by UserZoom. Testing prototypes and wireframes with unmoderated remote usability testing tools is not only cost-effective, but timesaving as well. These are very...
Mike
June 22nd, 2012

A nice little bug-fix release

Hello friends! Hopefully none of you noticed, but two weeks ago Balsamiq took a week off to get together at our 3rd annual company retreat! Val wrote all about...
Peldi Guilizzoni
June 18th, 2012

2012 Balsamiq Company Retreat

My suitcases are not yet unpacked because I have Balsamiq Jetlag Syndrome (BJS). Luis defines that as "A complication of ordinary jetlag, where the subject is kept awake by...
Peldi Guilizzoni
June 18th, 2012

Ideas for indicating content outside of viewports (browser windows, iPhone screens, etc.)

UPDATE: Mockups now supports several controls with a breakline. You can learn more about breaklines in this release announcement. Sometimes you want to mock up a box, but show...
Mike
May 31st, 2012

Release: Hello Atlassian Marketplace!

Hello friends! My, we've been busy. Lots and lots of cool stuff cooking. The big announcement of today is that our Mockups for Confluence and Mockups for JIRA plugins...
Peldi Guilizzoni
May 25th, 2012

A bug fix update

Hello friends! Today's little update fixes a number of little bugs here and there. As you may notice, some are injections, meaning fixes for code that used to work...
Peldi Guilizzoni
May 7th, 2012

Balsamiq Mockups Now Integrates with Google Drive!

Hello friends! In case you missed it, Google just released Google Drive, their new storage and collaboration offering in the cloud. We've been using it for a couple of...
Peldi Guilizzoni
April 24th, 2012

myBalsamiq Updated

Hello friends! We just updated myBalsamiq. The process was still rougher than what we'd like, but it definitely went much better than last time. Doing the update on a...
Peldi Guilizzoni
April 21st, 2012

Preview the Mockups application chrome redesign

Hi, everyone. This year we're working on some projects to polish Mockups, and we want to give you a preview of one of them—the redesign of the application interface...
Mike
April 11th, 2012

User-Testing your myBalsamiq Prototypes with Kupima

The following is a guest post by John Clark of Kupima. We also interviewed John in our free eBook! ๐Ÿ™‚ I'm a big fan of using Balsamiq Mockups to...
Peldi Guilizzoni
April 6th, 2012
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