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May 11th, 2011

Tip: Creating Linkable Whole Symbols Using Nested Groups

This is a tip for Mockups for heavy users of symbols, that shows you how to make an entire set of objects in a symbol linkable. While doing support...

By Mike
April 28th, 2011

Sketching in Mockups

Interface sketching is a path focussed on generating ideas and finding solutions. I feel good when I have a drawing pen or pencil in my hand. Doodling, sketching, and...

By Mike
April 14th, 2011

Top-down Symbol Library Creation in a Nutshell

I've been creating and converting a lot of symbols libraries of the top-down variety, where you create a symbol library and save to assets, rather than using the inline/bottom-up...

By Mike
March 25th, 2011

Want to Help Test the New Mockups To Go?

Our latest release of myBalsamiq allows anonymous uploading and mockup creation on Wiki projects, so we're opening up the submissions queue on the new Mockups To Go that we've...

By Mike
March 11th, 2011

A Quick Release, and a New Yummy Project!

Hi friends, we're doing a quick release of Mockups today to fix a few bugs you've reported and to introduce a new fun and yummy project we're starting up....

By Peldi
March 11th, 2011

Using Excel Data to Create a Pivot Table

Occasionally I write a support response in our Get Satisfaction forum that seems like it could serve as a mini-tutorial, so I thought it might be helpful to surface...

By Mike
March 7th, 2011

Mockups To Go Levels Up

Mockups users know that Mockups to Go (MTG) has been our go-to resource for showing off what you can make with Mockups. Because it's user-contributed, it lets the entire...

By Mike
March 7th, 2011

Release: Shift+Drag Selection, and a Lot More!

Hi friends. I know, it's been almost a month since our last release, but I think you'll agree this one was worth the wait. Take a look! Shift+Drag to...

By Peldi
March 2nd, 2011

A New Mockups Extension: SoftwareServant

The following is a guest post by Rob Crewdson of Software Servant, introducing this Mockups for Desktop extension. Hi everyone, my name is Rob Crewdson. Peldi has given me...

By Peldi
February 11th, 2011

Release: Select on Layers, Linux 32bit Installer and Bug Fixes

Hello friends! Another week, another sweet little release! πŸ™‚ Here's what's new today: A way to select elements hidden behind other controls As we say on our manifesto, if...

By Peldi
February 3rd, 2011

What a Release! Autosave, Toggle Markup, PDF Export Options, New Icons, Native Installers, and More!

Hello friends! We have so much cool stuff for you today, it's hard to believe it's only been two weeks since our last release. Let's get right to it....

By Peldi
January 20th, 2011

First Release of 2011 - Starting the Year with a Bang!

Hello friends and a belated happy new year to all of you! We hope your 2011 will be filled with health, joy and lots and lots of focused, uninterrupted...

By Peldi
December 21st, 2010

The Last Mockups Release of 2010

Hello friends! Here's a tiny little release before we break for the holidays. What's new: All versions: fixed a bad bug when using Checkbox Group and Radio Button Group...

By Peldi
December 14th, 2010

Weekly Release: Bug Fixes and Skinnier Arrows

Hello again friends! First of all, you should know that we've just announced our latest addition to our staff: an awesome software tester / tech support guru named Louanne!...

By Peldi
December 7th, 2010

Weekly Release: It's the Little Things

Hello friends. We're back to our weekly release schedule, and it feels great. Here's what's new in this week's release: Text alignment in numeric stepper moved to the right....

By Peldi
December 2nd, 2010

A Quick Bug Fix Release

Hello again friends! As it was to be expected after such a big release, some little bugs here and there popped up. Thanks to our awesome user community, we...

By Peldi
November 30th, 2010

Mockups 2.0: The Symbols Release

After months and months of work, we are ecstatic to finally be able to release Mockups 2.0 into the world. The main feature of Mockups 2.0 is what we...

By Peldi
November 23rd, 2010

Pre-Release: Symbols!

I know, we've all been waiting for this feature for so long, it's hard to believe it's actually here, ready for testing. Here's a nine-minute video that gives you...

By Peldi
August 10th, 2010

Release: Bullets, SHIFT+Drag, l0rem and Bug Fixes

Hi again! This week's release is not a huge one but I'm very happy about it since it includes some features and bug fixes I've been meaning to do...

By Peldi
August 6th, 2010

Mid-Summer Release: Colors, Notifiers and Bug Fixes

Hello friends! With most of the team traveling around the world for vacation and family visits, summers are a bit slow here at Balsamiq. We are part European after...

By Peldi
July 19th, 2010

First Post-Retreat Release

Hi everyone! This update is a small one, we're still recovering from our first company retreat, which was AMAZING. You can read all about it in Natalie's trip report...

By Peldi
July 15th, 2010

Mockup Tips: Datagrids and Specifying Interaction

We often get questions about how to do complex things in Mockups. I think the best bet is try to design with minimalism in mind. That goes equally for...

By Mike
June 29th, 2010

Weekly Release: Quality, Performance and Looks!

Hello friends of Mockups! πŸ™‚ Small release this week but packing a powerful punch. Here's what's new: we changed the font for the chrome of the application. We now...

By Peldi
June 22nd, 2010

A Quality-Focused Release

Happy Tuesday friends! Thanks so much for the great feedback on the 1.8 release from last week. We love the group editing feature too! πŸ™‚ For this week's release...

By Peldi
June 18th, 2010

myBalsamiq Beta Gets an Overhaul

It's been quiet around the UX blog for the past month. We've been heads down working on a beta refresh, making big usability improvements to the way you work...

By Mike
June 11th, 2010

Mockups 1.8: Editable Groups and Much More

Hello friends! Wow, it's been 4 weeks since our last update, that's probably the longest we've EVER gone without releasing! I hope you'll agree it was worth the wait....

By Peldi
May 14th, 2010

Double-Click to Edit Groups: We Need Your Help!

Hello friends! We just posted an AWESOME new feature on the pre-release page. You can now double-click to enter groups and edit their contents. Simple as that. HUGELY useful....

By Peldi
May 13th, 2010

Quick Release: Text Orientation, Colors Back to Normal

Hi all. I just released a new version to address a couple of critical bugs and snuck in a new little feature while I was at it. πŸ˜‰ Text...

By Peldi
May 10th, 2010

7-Day Demo, Larger Canvas, Transparent PNGs...

Whoa, it's only been 18 days since the last release but somehow it feels much longer. We've been really busy (see below), but once again we were able to...

By Peldi
April 22nd, 2010

Weekly Release: Better Color Management and More

Hi friends! This week's release is a colorful one! πŸ™‚ One of the nice things of finally having someone with graphic design sensibility in-house (yay Mike!) is that we...

By Peldi
April 12th, 2010

Biweekly Release: Version 1.7!

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a great easter/spring break and are fully recharged for the months ahead. This is the first blog post from our new web...

By Peldi
March 31st, 2010

Next Steps for myBalsamiq

Over the past month, I've been working in myBalsamiq daily, and have been reviewing and answering issues in our GetSatisfaction forum. Each day I went over every detail trying...

By Mike
March 31st, 2010

Biweekly Release: More Bug Fixes and a Company Update

Hello friends! This week's release actually took two weeks because we decided to squash some old and tricky bugs, so we wanted to take the time and do it...

By Peldi
March 16th, 2010

Weekly Release: Lots and Lots of Bug Fixes

Hello friends! Marco here doing the release this week, as Peldi is in Austin for SXSWi, a.k.a. geek sleep-away-camp. πŸ˜‰ I can't wait to hear his report! And while...

By Marco
February 26th, 2010

Help Us Design the β€œComponents” Feature

This new feature, called "Symbols", has been released with Mockups 2.0 The ability to create components and re-use them across different mockups is one of our most highly requested...

By Peldi
February 24th, 2010

Weekly Release: Updated Certificate, Bug Fixes

Hello friends. This week's release is pretty light-weight as we've been focusing on MyBalsamiq, our web app. Reactions to our first public screencast of the app were very kind,...

By Peldi
February 22nd, 2010

A Sneak Peek at myBalsamiq, Our Web App

Hi there! Just a quick post to let you know that I finally got around to recording a quick tour of myBalsamiq, the upcoming Balsamiq Mockups Web App. The...

By Peldi
February 16th, 2010

Weekly Release: Flash Player 10 and More

Hi all! Once again, not a huge release since we're working full-time on myBalsamiq, which is getting another beta refresh today. Still, we were able to fix some bugs...

By Peldi
February 12th, 2010

Weekly Release: Fixed the "Jump" Bug, Improved Performance, Fancy Duplicate, 2 New Control Types

Hello friends! Once again we've been mostly focused on myBalsamiq this past week but we were able to fix a few bugs here and there, as well as sneaking...

By Peldi
February 2nd, 2010

New Release: a Mockups Viewer and Bug Fixes

Hello everyone! It's only been two weeks since our last little release, but it feels much longer for some reason. We've been really busy. How have you been? We...

By Peldi
January 19th, 2010

First Release of 2010: Draggable Tabs and Bug Fixes

Hello friends! Welcome to our first release of 2010. Let's get right to it! πŸ™‚ New, Draggable Tabs! The ability to drag the mockup tabs at the bottom of...

By Peldi
December 17th, 2009

Mid-week Release: Finishing up Zoom

New Update (5:49pm CET): we have fixed the bug and issued an apology you might be interested in (there's a little surprise for you there) Update (5:16pm CET): the...

By Peldi
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