Course: Using Balsamiq

$169.00
$204.49 incl. vat

duration: 8 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days

In this online Balsamiq course you will learn about Balsamiq Mockups. You will learn to develop mockups and wireframes using Balsamiq Mockup tools.

You will get familiar with Baslamiq Mockups 3 for desktop, myBaslamiq and Mockups 3 for Google drive so you can create mockups for Windows and mobile applications.

Finally you will learn to create a header and footer, a model view, linkable control, image gallery and how to use various versions of Balsamiq Mockup tools.

Result

After successful completion of this course you are familiar with the development of mockups and wireframes by using Balsamiq Mockups.

Prerequisites

There is no specific knowledge required.

Target audience

Web Designer

Using Balsamiq

8 hours

Introduction to Balsamiq Mockups

  • start the course
  • describe what a wireframe is, the difference between low-fidelity and high-fidelity wireframes, the elements of wireframes, and how they can be used when creating web sites
  • describe the versions of Balsamiq and the benefits each provides when creating mockups for wireframing
  • describe the available Balsamiq plugins and the benefits they provide when creating mockups for wireframing
  • download and install the Balsamiq Mockups 3 for Desktop application and identify the major areas of the application’s interface
  • add and edit UI controls in Balsamiq Mockups 3 for Desktop
  • snap, align, clone, and arrange UI controls in a mockup
  • layer controls in your mockups and describe the benefits of using layering
  • group and crop controls and describe the benefits associated with each of these features
  • work with the Property Inspector to alter control properties and add notes for your mockups, symbols, and assets
  • create and work with alternate versions of a mockup and describe the benefits of using alternates
  • work with the Project Info Panel and skins, and identify the differences and benefits of the sketch and wireframe skins
  • work with text in the mockup controls, including formatting and adding links to text
  • work with icons, including the different methods available for locating, adding, and changing icons in your wireframes
  • work with custom icons, including how to create and add your own icons and how to import existing sets of icons
  • work with images, including how to add and manipulate their properties in your mockups
  • use the Asset view to manage icons, images, and other assets for your mockups
  • work with the data grid control, including how to import data from Excel spreadsheets
  • use markup components to include annotations, comments, and explanations in your mockups
  • create a site map using the site map control
  • create, import, and use symbols in your Balsamiq mockups
  • manage symbols in your mockups, including overriding properties and using symbols in multiple projects
  • work with the menu bar and menu controls
  • use controls in Balsamiq Mockups 3 for Desktop to create a mockup

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

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 

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Duration 8 hours
Language English (US)
Certificate of participation Yes
Online access 90 days
Monitor Progress Yes
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