20 Apr 2010 - 3:44am
6 years ago
22 replies

Prototyping tools: Axure (on Mac) VS Fireworks VS Flash Catalyst VS ???

Hi all,

For one of our clients I am asked to create a 'clickable demo' for usability testing. I've started this thread to ask you guys what tools you use/prefer/advice to create clickable demos (including arguments would do best). The project is about a recruitment section of a corporate site and will include pretty much dynamic content and some flash elements.


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1 Dec 2009 - 8:22am
6 years ago
9 replies
Liou Yamane

Commenting prototype?

Hi there,

I am fully aware that prototype questions are many in this discussion
list, but I would like to focus on something specific:

What would you recommend for allowing clients to put comments
directly on your prototype?

I am thinking of the functionality you have in Adobe Acrobat
Professional, where you can add notes to an existing document. I'd
like to use a wireframe/prototyping tool that allows for this.

Axure seems like a good tool, but doesn't seem to have commenting
ability unfortunately. Am I right about this?

21 Oct 2009 - 9:47am
Matt Nish-Lapidus

[Event] IxDA Toronto presents an evening of Axure, Oct. 28

Hi Everybody,

IxDA Toronto is proud to announce our next event: An evening of Axure
with Iain Lowe

Please RSVP at As always, the
event is free and open to all. We have limited space so sign up soon!

Full event description below (and on the rsvp page):

Join local interaction designer Iain Lowe as he shares the secrets to
using Axure, the popular prototyping and documentation tool. Learn how
to create interactive prototype, full spec docs, and other design
communication tools.

11 Nov 2008 - 10:44pm
2 years ago
4 replies
Mike Long

What to use for rapidly generating HTML prototypes from concept model diagrams to test interactive search.

Anyone know of a tool that can generate static, linked html pages from
a concept model diagram? The tool needs to be a concept model diagram
creation tool that generates individual html pages that are linked
together. The goal being that if you were to reorganize the concept
model diagram, the tool can regenerate html pages with the new links.
This is needed for rapidly creating HTML prototypes in order to test
interactive search.


- Michael

9 Sep 2008 - 4:56pm
7 years ago
19 replies
Loren Baxter

Axure Pattern Library

I've created a small pattern library for Axure containing some useful
widgets and interactions. If you use Axure, or would like to see what kind
of prototypes it generates, take a look:

Does anyone have their own patterns that they would like to post? I would
also be interested in knowing if anyone found this useful.


12 Feb 2007 - 1:09pm
9 years ago
2 replies
Greg Jagiello

Any experience with Axure RP?

Good day -

I'm a partner in a small interaction design shop in San Francisco. I'm
currently doing all prototype work as HTML (using Dreamweaver) which works
great for low- and medium-fidelity deliverables, and plan on continuing
using HTML.

My clients, mostly startups, have been requesting more logic-based
functionality in prototypes recently.

8 Feb 2007 - 9:50am
9 years ago
35 replies
Kiesel, Jeffrey...

Pros and Cons of Wireframing tools

Hi All,

My team is evaluating wireframing tools, and I would love to get some
feedback from this list. Things tend to be leaning towards Visio at the
moment. Being a designer, I'm not too thrilled at the idea of using

23 Jan 2007 - 8:19am
5 years ago
38 replies
Janna Cameron

Rapid Prototyping Tools


I am looking for a tool that would essentially allow me to make a "paper
prototype" that I can share with a remote participant. I have been
using DENIM ( which does everything I
need. I am looking for an alternative because of performance issues.
Any recommendations?


17 Jun 2006 - 4:33pm
10 years ago
1 reply
Roberto Veronese

Axure - Wireframes, Prototypes, Specifications

What do you think about this software?


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