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Working with Balsamiq Versions and Plugins


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number


Overview/Description
Creating mockups and wireframes is a useful method for aiding in the design and development of software applications. In this course, you will learn how to work with Balsamiq Mockups 3 for Desktop, myBalsamiq, and Mockups 3 for Google Drive to create mockups for Windows, web, and mobile applications. Specifically, you will learn how to create a header and footer, a modal view, linkable control, image gallery, and complete wireframes using the various versions of the Balsamiq Mockups tools, as well as how to import and export assets and how to export mockups in various formats.

Target Audience
Individuals involved in the design and development of software applications; developers looking for a rapid tool for wireframing; individuals interested in learning the fundamentals of creating mockups and wireframes using the Balsamiq Mockups tools.

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
2.6

Lesson Objectives

Working with Balsamiq Versions and Plugins

  • start the course
  • create a header symbol for use in your mockups
  • create a footer symbol for use in your mockups
  • work with the modal screen control to create a modal view screen
  • create a custom linkable control in your mockups
  • create an image gallery and a thumbnail bar to show selected image
  • create the hover state to display full images
  • use linking in your mockups to create a clickable wireframe
  • import existing assets from other web sites for use in your mockups
  • import existing mockups and symbols into your current project
  • export your mockups to images, PDF files, and other projects
  • plan and begin creating a mockup for a Windows application
  • finish creating a mockup for a Windows application
  • plan and begin creating a mockup for a Mobile App
  • continue creating a mockup for a Mobile App
  • finish creating a mockup for a Mobile App
  • download, install, and configure user and site settings in myBalsamiq
  • plan and begin creating a mockup using myBalsamiq
  • continue creating a mockup using myBalsamiq
  • finish creating a mockup using myBalsamiq
  • install, configure, and begin creating a mockup using Mockups 3 for Google Drive
  • continue creating a mockup using Mockups 3 for Google Drive
  • finish creating a mockup using Mockups 3 for Google Drive
  • use Balsamiq mockups to create a wireframe
  • Course Number:
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