Axure vs Mockplus vs Balsamiq

Wireframing tools make creating a website or application fundamentally easier, by allowing designers or design team purely focus on functions and user interactivity with conceptual prototypes in hand. Generally there are more prototyping tools than ever, each offering different levels of functions. For another thing, making a right choice amongst them can be daunting especially…

UX Design: 10 Things Travel Websites Can Teach You

Has it ever crossed your mind that you can still grow professionally while you are planning your vacations? Popular travel websites, booking and checkout forms, trip planners and hotel timetables are all excellent sources to enhance your knowledge in the field of user experience design. While selecting the best locations, hotels and scheduling your trip,…

Axure RP 8: First Impressions

Axure RP 8, the next major version of popular wireframing software from Axure, was introduced to public in its beta phase last week. I’ve been trying it since then and here is my first impressions. This review based on my quick experience with the Axure RP 8 Beta on a Mac for about a week.…

4 tips to increase your Axure efficiency

Axure can be a little cumbersome to maintain, especially with lots of pages and widgets. Having worked on a number of Axure prototypes (some very complex) I’ve discovered a few tricks that help me make prototyping more manageable and efficient. 1. Copy and paste interactions Copy and paste is an easily forgotten function when it…

Getting clever with Axure’s push/pull widgets

Axure’s push/pull widgets was a welcome addition to version 7 as it made it A LOT simpler to move items up and down the page. Granted, I’ve still got more control with my old ‘move chaining’, but you can’t argue with the time it takes to get a page moving. However, there is one thing…

16 Design Tools for Prototyping and Wireframing

In recent years the number of tools available to help you document and design your web site has just exploded. It seems that we all need a wireframing or prototyping tool at our fingertips (at least in the design arena). So in order to save you the hard work required to find one, I’ve assembled…

What Does a UX Designer Actually Do?

I still remember the first time I came across the term “User Experience Designer”. It was years ago, embedded in the email signature of a friend of mine—someone whose job I never quite understood. So I asked him. His answer fundamentally changed how I designed websites from that day forward. Not because of what he…

How to become Axemplate affiliate?

If you have a blog, website, email list, social media accounts or you just have a lot of friends who use Axure RP, then you can join the Affiliate Program and earn a 33% commission on every purchase. When a visitor comes to our website and buys products via Gumroad from your link, you’ll earn…

5 mistakes people make using Axure

In the past year, I’ve trained more than 100 people in Axure through our Webcredible Prototype in Axure training course. I’ve had the chance to watch them make their first steps in laying out a page and, while Axure doesn’t have a particularly steep learning curve, there are a few elementary mistakes that beginners seem…

Tips for Organizing Awesome Axure Meetups

This article was written by Axure Team. Thanks them for useful information. The original article you can find here. Meetups are a great way to network, learn new tricks and polish your presentation skills. And if you live in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco or Richmond, Va., you’re in luck. Those cities…