As we mentioned in the last post – The Basics and Purpose of Sequence Diagrams ~ Part 1, we did discuss three of the main elements (i.e. Lifelines, Messages and Guards) that were related to Sequence Diagrams. In this concluding post, we will take a look at the elements known as Combined Fragments. These would consist of Alternatives, Options and Loops. 4. Alternatives This type of elements is utilized to indicate a mutually exclusive choice [...]
We last spoke about UML Diagrams a few weeks back in this post – Understanding the relationships Between Classes. While this particular post focused on Class Diagrams per se, we thought it would be apt to move onto Sequence Diagrams today, which we have also touched on with the post – 10 common Mistakes to Avoid in Sequence Diagrams. The structure of this post is such that we will delve into the function of the [...]
Carrying on from our last post, i.e. Choosing Color to Improve your Diagrams, we thought we’d delve into another aspect of Diagramming, which is on how Lines should be used for better readability, aesthetic appeal and clarity. This post is inspired by an excellent presentation done by Enrique Garcia Cota, which forms the basic foundation for what you are about to read. While some of these tips may be common knowledge, the sad fact is that [...]
It is a well known axiom that color is one of the most important components of diagramming. Whatever diagram type you do use, the utilization of a color scheme can make it either excellent or mediocre. This post will offer you a few simple but potent ways in which you could use color to great effect. 1. Color can be Used as a Differentiator One of the main ways in which a color code can [...]
When it comes to generating more traffic for your site there is no formula as such. If you design a site that is competent and consistent, your visitors will atleast stick around and may be tell others about your site. Using Creately, we’ve done a colorful mockup along with 10 mandatory points, which can be found after the mockup, of what a good site should have. 1. Have a really good headline + copy This [...]
Creately is an easy to use Online Diagramming software - purpose built for team collaboration. Powerful features and an intuitive interface make Creately ideal for teams working together on everything from Business Diagrams, Strategy Maps, Flowcharts, Web Mockups to UML designs.
Here we share our experiences and lessons learnt building a web-company.