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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Axure RP 8 Review: New Face, Same Personality

Axure RP has received a face-lift in the form of Axure RP 8. Axure RP, along with Sketch and Invisionapp, is among the most popular pieces of software for prototyping and wireframing, so it is only natural that UX designers see updates every-so-often. This one has...

The Ten Commandments Of Efficient Design In Axure

Axure is a powerful tool for creating software prototypes quickly. Getting started with it is really easy; however, therein lies a danger. The tool is so intuitive that many users can be productive without undergoing any formal training. What they might not be aware...

A Deep Dive Into Axure 8: A Comprehensive Review

Behind every great invention lie dozens of sacrificed prototypes. It took Michele Ferrero almost five years to perfect the spherical wafer within the famous chocolates that bear his name. No great product or invention emerges fully formed, and this applies to great...

6 Smart ways to use Axure in Fiori projects

A couple of months ago we started to leverage Axure on our Fiori, UX and design thinking projects. I first came across Axure while working with one of our clients. In this case, we wanted to simplify the Business Intelligence (BI) reporting framework for their...