Over the past few days we sat down and checked out the huge set of community diagrams created by our Creately users. We thought it would be cool to choose from a superb selection of quality diagrams and share with the rest of the Creately fraternity, how innovative these really are. So without any further ado, here are our favorite 5 diagrams illustrated via the Creately Diagram Viewer! 5. Fly Like a Boss Poster Diagram Here’s a [...]
We wrap up the week with where we left off with Sequence Diagrams and a look into more advanced elements. Today we will concentrate on the use of Gates in Sequence Diagrams. Gates The previous post illustrated how to reference another sequence diagram via sending across data through parameters and also return values. Yet, there’s another way to send across data between two sequence diagrams. Gates could be regarded as being a simple way to [...]
A few posts back, we spoke of how Lines should be used for better readability, aesthetic appeal and clarity. In this post, which borrows a few ideas from the excellent presentation done by Enrique Garcia Cota, we focus on on of the most understated elements used in diagramming – Text. When it comes to the use of text in diagrams, we’ve identified 5 general rules that you should stick to when drawing diagrams. To make it more relevant and easier [...]
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 [...]
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