Chapter 9: Building a Wireframe Using Fireworks
In This Chapter
Introduction to wireframing
Creating a master page in Fireworks
Adding navigational items
Exporting your wireframe
Many people don’t understand the concept of wireframing much less how to create a good wireframe. Essentially, a wireframe introduces others on your team, or perhaps clients, to functionality that you might want to use on a website or an application. Wireframes are sometimes referred to as simplified prototypes, which you make so that you and others can test a website before investing lots of time in it.
The intent behind a wireframe is to create a simplified model of your finished website or application. Typically they follow these rules (see Figure 9-1):
No color! Use only black and white.
No shading, rounded corners, drop shadows, or any other kinds of decorative formatting that might take away attention ...