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Balsamiq Mockups: User interface screen design tool

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I've been using Balsamiq for web user interface screen design, prototyping and wireframe development since April. I've put together a presentation to demonstrate the capabilities and use of Balsamiq.

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Balsamiq Mockups: User interface screen design tool

  1. 1. Introduction to Balsamiq
  2. 2. Prototyping <ul><li>Quick, inexpensive and flexible way to design
  3. 3. Enables iterative design cycles
  4. 4. Allows exploration of alternatives
  5. 5. Doesn't lock into a technology
  6. 6. Socialisation of designs
  7. 7. Levels of fidelity and detail
  8. 8. Focus on purpose through simplicity </li></ul>
  9. 9. What is Balsamiq <ul><li>Affordable easy-to-use software with drag-and-drop graphical user interface widgets to rapidly build screen design wireframes.
  10. 10. Based on Adobe AIR, platform independent. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Balsamiq
  12. 12. Drag-and-drop UI elements
  13. 13. Easy manipulation & configuration
  14. 14. Quickly assemble a screen
  15. 15. Collaborate and critique
  16. 16. Link between screens
  17. 17. iPhone application design
  18. 18. Balsamiq <ul><li>It's good for rapid prototyping and screen design - but probably not appropriate to develop final screen wireframes for a UI spec.
  19. 19. Can be a little tricky to use due to some latency issues as it's not a native OS app; and the pop-up Properties box can get in the way.
  20. 20. I'm a big fan of Balsamiq and recommend it! </li></ul>
  21. 21. Thank you This overview of Balsamiq was brought to you by Nathanael Boehm, web user interaction designer. For more information go to: http://www.purecaffeine.com

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