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July 31st, 2008

A Little Update and a Record Day

I just published a build with a few bug-fixes: the Tree no longer goes crazy if you use system fonts (thanks Travis Jensen for reporting it) the DataGrid selection...

By Peldi
July 30th, 2008

Balsamiq, a Mockup Creator in Air, Is on Fire

β€œIt’s a great story of a creative entrepreneur using new technology to address a key market need and finding a healthy number of customers willing to pay for software....

By Peldi
July 30th, 2008

$10,000 in Revenue in the First 6 Weeks

The huge amount of attention that my "Profitable, in 3 weeks!" post has received so far tells me that there's a thirst for financial results of small bootstrapped startups...

By Peldi
July 29th, 2008

Licensing Changes for Mockups for Confluence

The news Your Mockups and Confluence licenses no longer have to match. In other words: you can now install a small license of Mockups (i.e. a Team license) on...

By Peldi
July 29th, 2008

A Tiny New Feature, and the Ribbon Is In

Ok so I merged the Ribbon UI Library changes described yesterday into the official build, thanks for the feedback everyone. I also added a solid background to a bunch...

By Peldi
July 27th, 2008

New Feature Preview: "Ribbon"

Hi there. So no-one likes to scroll horizontally, myself included. So why does Mockups force you to scroll that way through 60+ UI controls in the UI Library? Well,...

By Peldi
July 26th, 2008

Tiny New Feature with a Big Impact: Size Overlay

This is my favorite kind of feature: there when you need it, invisible when you don't. It took about 15 minutes to code, and solves a real need. In...

By Peldi
July 23rd, 2008

A Few Bug Fixes

Perfection is unattainable, but it doesn't hurt to aim for it right? πŸ™‚ I try to get closer, one micro-release at the time. Here's what I just fixed today:...

By Peldi
July 21st, 2008

Mockups for Desktop Volume Licensing

Hi everyone. Spurred by a prospective customer who asked for it, I have now added volume licensing options to the Mockups For Desktop online store. Here are the discounts:...

By Peldi
July 20th, 2008

New Release: Balsamiq Mockups 1.1

The news: Mockups version 1.1 is available as of today as a free upgrade to all customers. What to do: go get it! For your desktop and for Atlassian...

By Peldi
July 16th, 2008

Curly Braces, Scratch-outs, Big Red X-S, Oh My!

Today I finally enlisted my lovely wife (and hand behind all of the UI controls in Balsamiq Mockups) to draw a few more shapes for me. A few hours...

By Peldi
July 15th, 2008

New Feature: Lock Controls

A few of you have asked for it, and I finally got around to implementing it: you can now lock controls in place in Balsamiq Mockups. This is especially...

By Peldi
July 14th, 2008

Small Feature, Big Improvement

Inspired by my first and best Mockups for Confluence customer yet (hi Neville!), I just added a small feature to Mockups for Confluence. This 40-second, no-audio screencast should speak...

By Peldi
July 11th, 2008

Profitable, in 3 Weeks!

Sorry for tooting my own horn here but I think my current and potential customers will be happy to hear that business is going well, so here it goes....

By Peldi
July 7th, 2008

International Languages Support Added

Hi there. I just added a new item to the View menu that lets you use system fonts for your mockups instead of the default Comic Sans MS: This...

By Peldi
July 6th, 2008

Mockups for Desktop 1.1 Alpha - Not for the Faint of Heart

A full 16 days after the release of Mockups 1.0, an alpha version of 1.1 is ready for testing for the braves amongst you. πŸ™‚ Version 1.1 is scheduled...

By Peldi
July 3rd, 2008

Mockups for Confluence Now 2.8+ Compatible

Hi there, just a quick note to tell you that I just posted a new build of Balsamiq Mockups For Confluence which works with Confluence 2.8 and above, i.e....

By Peldi
July 1st, 2008

Polish-time, and Callouts!

Hi everyone. I used Mockups for a couple of hours the other day and realized that it was still too rough around the edges for my taste. So here's...

By Peldi