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OmniGraffle 5: Creating Web Sitemaps and Wireframes

OmniGraffle 5: Creating Web Sitemaps and Wireframes

with Jason Osder

Video: Welcome

Hi! I'm Jason Osder, and I'd like to welcome you to OmniGraffle 5, Creating Web Sitemaps and Wireframes. This course covers how to use OmniGraffle to create two fundamental information architecture diagrams. First, I'll demonstrate using shapes, lines, and stencils to create informative sitemaps that show you the organization of content. Then we'll use these sitemaps to go to the next stage of the process, where we create wireframes to diagram the layout of individual pages.
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  1. 3m 27s
    1. Welcome
      1m 20s
    2. Understanding the interactive development process
      1m 16s
    3. Using the exercise files
      51s
  2. 5m 41s
    1. Understanding OmniGraffle's strengths
      1m 29s
    2. Using best practices in a sitemap
      2m 0s
    3. Using best practices in a wireframe
      2m 12s
  3. 20m 2s
    1. Using shapes
      2m 38s
    2. Using lines
      2m 18s
    3. Working with text
      2m 51s
    4. Using stencils
      2m 3s
    5. Finding Stencils
      4m 1s
    6. Aligning and distributing
      3m 12s
    7. Grouping and locking objects
      2m 59s
  4. 35m 35s
    1. Building your first sitemap
      3m 19s
    2. Quickly building a sitemap with a stencil
      4m 39s
    3. Customizing stencil shapes
      3m 30s
    4. Aligning and grouping for sitemaps
      3m 26s
    5. Using automatic layouts for sitemaps
      3m 17s
    6. Using visual design for excess content
      6m 8s
    7. Using subgraphs for excess content
      2m 35s
    8. Making a legend
      5m 26s
    9. Presenting sitemaps
      3m 15s
  5. 30m 38s
    1. Defining wireframes based on the sitemap
      4m 15s
    2. Setting wireframe background elements
      4m 4s
    3. Choosing wireframe content styles
      5m 7s
    4. Wireframing a navigation bar
      4m 1s
    5. Positioning content elements
      5m 14s
    6. Iterating a wireframe based on feedback
      4m 56s
    7. Adding comments
      3m 1s
  6. 27m 0s
    1. Converting a homepage wireframe into a template
      2m 43s
    2. Using layers to organize your wireframe
      3m 28s
    3. Using canvases for multiple related wireframes
      3m 37s
    4. Adding pixel dimensions
      4m 21s
    5. Wireframing a multistep process
      4m 46s
    6. Wireframing for mobile devices
      4m 59s
    7. Presenting wireframes
      3m 6s
  7. 12m 38s
    1. Enhancing diagrams with interactivity
      4m 27s
    2. Creating a custom wireframing stencil
      2m 41s
    3. Creating a custom sitemap document style
      5m 30s
  8. 33s
    1. Goodbye
      33s

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OmniGraffle 5: Creating Web Sitemaps and Wireframes
2h 15m Beginner Aug 17, 2010

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In OmniGraffle 5: Creating Web Sitemaps and Wireframes, Jason Osder explores OmniGraffle, the premier visual diagramming program on the Mac platform and a frequent choice for developing wireframes and sitemaps. This course covers using OmniGraffle's drawing and layout tools, information architecture best practices, and advanced techniques such as creating custom stencils and enhancing diagrams with interactivity. This course also includes sample take-home projects as well as stencil documents and templates to streamline future work. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Developing for interactive media
  • Using shapes and lines for information architecture
  • Working with text
  • Using and customizing stencils
  • Aligning, grouping, and locking objects
  • Using automatic layouts for sitemaps
  • Positioning content elements
  • Iterating wireframes based on feedback
  • Wireframing for mobile devices
Subjects:
Web Prototyping Wireframing
Software:
OmniGraffle
Author:
Jason Osder

Welcome

Hi! I'm Jason Osder, and I'd like to welcome you to OmniGraffle 5, Creating Web Sitemaps and Wireframes. This course covers how to use OmniGraffle to create two fundamental information architecture diagrams. First, I'll demonstrate using shapes, lines, and stencils to create informative sitemaps that show you the organization of content. Then we'll use these sitemaps to go to the next stage of the process, where we create wireframes to diagram the layout of individual pages.

Throughout, we'll explore valuable and time-saving tools inside the OmniGraffle interface. The payoff is a clear economical process, where key stakeholders can get on the same page with the whole development team. If you're an experienced information architect, this course will help you make the most of OmniGraffle. If you're new to interactive development but need to communicate your ideas effectively and efficiently, you're going to love this course. As a media producer and information architect, I'm excited to share with you techniques that have helped me build a successful career.

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