Comparison of Creating Interactive Prototypes with Mockplus and Axure

prototyping tool comparison Designers use wireframe/prototyping tools to make it clear what are they creating and test app and website before it comes to actual coding. Compared to a low-fidelity and static wireframes, a clickable and interactive prototypes will make your design looks like a real app or website. This article has made a comparison…

How to prototype Axure complex form behaviour

Modular event-handling in Axure with nested conditions There are quite some reasons not to prototype complex user interfaces and use code instead. But since not everyone is able to code (fast), Axure is trying to solve this gap by providing a prototyping software with a basic scripting language that is meant to be used in…

When to use Variables in Axure

Axure provides capability to invoke information and triggers with the help of variables. Variables in Axure are less similar to the variables which developers use but are more simple. Learning how to use variables in Axure is not important, important is answering when and why first. Using variables in Axure is good when a designer…

Autocomplete for Axure

I made Autocomplete for Axure that is fully editable. You can easy enter your data to it. All you need is to go to All(dynamic panel)->States(repeater) and enter your data to repeater dataset It works best if your data begins with an uppercase letters. If not simply delet “ set text on This equal to…

Breaking Bad with Axure RP

Collaborative Design that skips traditional wireframes Traditional Interaction Designers / IxDs, are familiar with a very waterfall process of working with low fidelity wireframes to strip out any robust visual noise and focus the design team and stakeholders solely on functionality and interactions. Programs like Microsoft Visio, Omnigraffle, InDesign, Illustrator, and a plethora of other…

Axure 8 – new and improved features

Wireframing or mockuping are the basics when it comes to website/app development. Certain kinds of wireframes are created at the beginning of almost every project. You can make them either on paper or with the use of dedicated programs. Not a long time ago the newest version of Axure had been published, and since it’s…

My 11 Axure protips

I use Axure RP on a daily basis and I will give away 11 tips from my everyday life with this tool which helps me to create prototypes more rapidly. Have you known that RP in the Axure RP means “Rapid Prototyping”? Copy widgets by holding Ctrl + drag and drop widget Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V…

How to simulate properly working input fields in Axure

So the thing with text inputs in Axure is that they kind of suck. But why?— you may ask—well, they aren’t too flexible if you want to customise it, or alter it in any way, and there aren’t many controllable states. Let’s say you’re designing a screen for mobile You grab the basic text field…

Random with Axure

Axure allows you to create and use variables in a pretty advanced way. I recently used the Math.random() function a lot, and thought it could be useful (at least for me) to write the good random formulas somewhere, for later reference. It is probably very easy for programmers, but this is not my case, and…

The 3 best new features in Axure RP

Axure RP is my go-to tool for creating (interactive) prototypes and wireframes for my projects. On April 15 2016, the latest version 8 was officially launched. After working with the app for a couple of weeks here are my top 3 picks (and a surprising bonus) that dramatially improved my life as Experience Designer: