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August 22, 2014

New yFiles for HTML API Documentation.

Use the new API browser to quickly find technical documentation while working on a yFiles for HTML project.

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August 18, 2014

Version 3.13 of the free diagramming tool yEd released!

New in this version is an enhancement to the Directed tree layout to automatically recognize and then arrange side-by-side multiple parents of a node.
Also, the JREs that are installed by the Windows and Linux installers have been updated to Java 8.

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May 16, 2014

yWorks releases version 1.2 of yFiles for HTML!

This new version brings support for rendering with HTML5 Canvas. TypeScript bindings and an optional GWT overlay enhance development possibilities, and many additional developer tools further improve the development support.
Also, this version introduces a new layout algorithm for radial layout that places nodes in a concentrical fashion. The Balloon style tree layout algorithm brings new placement options and new integrated node labeling support.
The possibilities of the library are presented in many new demos and improved demos.

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April 03, 2014

yWorks releases version 2.1 of the yFiles for Java extension package yBPMN!

This version assures compatibility with yFiles for Java 2.11 and brings improvements to the BPMN layout algorithm and the BPMN view component.

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April 02, 2014

yWorks releases version 2.11 of the graph visualization library yFiles for Java.

This version introduces a new layout algorithm for radial layout that places nodes in a concentrical fashion. The Balloon style tree layout algorithm brings new placement options and new integrated node labeling support.
Also new is functionality to abort lengthy calculations of automatic layout algorithms.

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March 13, 2014

Third EAP version of the yFiles for HTML GWT Extension available!
This extension provides an API wrapper that integrates the yFiles for HTML JavaScript library with GWT.
With this EAP version the API can be considered stable and there will most likely not be any major changes to it from this release to the final version.

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February 07, 2014

Version 3.12 of the free diagramming tool yEd released!

New in this version is functionality to abort lengthy calculations of automatic layout algorithms.
Also, there are new placement options in Balloon style tree layout and the 'Select Elements' tool provides new selection support for labels.

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November 21, 2013

yWorks releases yFiles for JavaFX 1.0!

This new diagramming library brings the proven yFiles technology to JavaFX applications.
It contains UI controls for viewing and editing diagrams and our layout algorithms for automatically arranging complex graphs and networks at the click of a button.

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November 12, 2013

yWorks releases version 1.8 of the ActionScript™ class library yFiles FLEX.

The new version (both Java/.NET bundle and Client Layout Extension) introduces a new edge routing algorithm that can generate orthogonal as well as octilinear edge paths. The hierarchical layout algorithm features new support for octilinear edge paths, too.
Also, a new descriptor allows specifying advanced preferred placement information for edge labels.

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October 23, 2013

yWorks releases version 2.5 of the yGuard bytecode obfuscator and shrinker.

This release improves Java 7 support and enables control of the obfuscation process through annotations.

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July 30, 2013

yWorks releases version 4.3 of the yFiles.NET library for visualization of diagrams and networks.

The new version introduces a new edge routing algorithm that can generate orthogonal as well as octilinear edge paths. The hierarchical layout algorithm features new support for octilinear edge paths, too.
Also, a new descriptor allows specifying advanced preferred placement information for edge labels.

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July 25, 2013

yWorks releases version 2.3 of the yFiles for Silverlight library for visualization and automatic layout of diagrams and networks.

The new version introduces a new edge routing algorithm that can generate orthogonal as well as octilinear edge paths. The hierarchical layout algorithm features new support for octilinear edge paths, too.
Also, a new descriptor allows specifying advanced preferred placement information for edge labels.

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July 04, 2013

yWorks releases version 2.4 of the yFiles WPF library for visualization of diagrams and networks.

The new version introduces a new edge routing algorithm that can generate orthogonal as well as octilinear edge paths. The hierarchical layout algorithm features new support for octilinear edge paths, too.
Also, a new descriptor allows specifying advanced preferred placement information for edge labels.

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June 24, 2013

Version 3.11 of the free diagramming tool yEd released!

This version introduces a new layout algorithm for radial layout that places nodes in a concentrical fashion. Also, import of Excel spreadsheet files has been enhanced to support group nodes.

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May 07, 2013

yWorks releases version 1.1 of yFiles for HTML!

The new release comes with many performance improvements and additional JavaScript development aids.
It adds support for creating connections from edges to other edges and introduces a new edge routing algorithm that can generate orthogonal as well as octilinear edge paths. The hierarchical layout algorithm features new support for octilinear edge paths, too.

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April 03, 2013

yWorks releases version 2.1 of yFiles AJAX!

This version is based on Dojo 1.8.3 and uses yFiles for Java 2.10, which adds new automatic layout algorithms on the server: a new edge routing algorithm that can generate orthogonal as well as octilinear edge paths, and also new support for octilinear edge paths in the hierarchical layout algorithm.

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January 31, 2013

yFiles for Java extension package yExport 1.4 released!

This version supports cyclic and (semi-)transparent color gradients in PDF output and improves PDF font embedding.

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January 24, 2013

yWorks releases version 4.2 of the yFiles.NET library for visualization of diagrams and networks.

This release adds support for creating connections from edges to other edges and contains a new layout algorithm that can sub-divide a diagram into a set of smaller ones where each fits into a given width and height.

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January 03, 2013

yWorks releases version 2.2 of the yFiles for Silverlight library for visualization and automatic layout of diagrams and networks.

This release adds support for touch gestures in user interactions and support for creating connections from edges to other edges. Additionally, it features enhanced possibilities for easy diagram creation from business objects using data binding mechanisms.
Also contained is a new layout algorithm that can sub-divide a diagram into a set of smaller ones where each fits into a given width and height.

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December 18, 2012

Version 2.0 of yWorks Diagrams for Confluence® released, the diagramming plugin for Atlassian Confluence!

With this release, the plugin supports yEd GraphML files and provides the full set of BPMN 2.0 symbols. Also, GraphML files can be imported directly into the editor.

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December 18, 2012

Version 2.0 of the free Flash®-based diagramming tool Graphity released!

The new version imports yEd GraphML files and supports the full set of BPMN 2.0 symbols.

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December 18, 2012

yWorks releases GraphMLViewer 1.6, the freely available Flash®-based viewer for GraphML files!

This version supports the full set of BPMN 2.0 symbols.

December 14, 2012

yWorks releases version 2.10 of the graph visualization library yFiles for Java.

The new version introduces a new edge routing algorithm that can generate orthogonal as well as octilinear edge paths. The hierarchical layout algorithm features new support for octilinear edge paths, too.
Also, a new descriptor allows specifying advanced preferred placement information for edge labels.

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December 12, 2012

yWorks releases version 2.3 of the yFiles WPF library for visualization of diagrams and networks.

This release adds support for touch gestures in user interactions and support for creating connections from edges to other edges. Additionally, it features enhanced possibilities for easy diagram creation from business objects using data binding mechanisms.
Also contained is a new layout algorithm that can sub-divide a diagram into a set of smaller ones where each fits into a given width and height.

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November 19, 2012

Version 3.10 of the free diagramming tool yEd released!

This version introduces a new edge routing algorithm that can generate orthogonal as well as octilinear edge paths. The hierarchical layout algorithm features new support for octilinear edge paths, too.
The new version also brings a new drag 'n' drop edge split gesture to insert a node into an edge in the canvas and provides new support for scrolling the canvas using the mouse wheel.

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November 12, 2012

yWorks releases version 1.7 of the ActionScript™ class library yFiles FLEX.

With this release, yFiles FLEX adds comprehensive support for the visual representation of and interaction with Swimlane diagrams as well as advanced configuration options for the rendering order of diagram elements.
Layout support (both Java/.NET bundle versions and Client Layout Extension) brings a new layout algorithm that can sub-divide a diagram into a set of smaller ones where each fits into a given width and height.

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September 25, 2012

yWorks releases yFiles for HTML 1.0!

This new HTML5/JavaScript™-based diagramming library brings the proven yFiles technology to HTML5-capable browsers on desktop computers and tablets.

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May 22, 2012

yWorks releases version 2.0 of the yFiles for Java extension package yBPMN!

The new version adds extensive support for BPMN 2.0, including node visualizations for conversation and choreography diagrams, event characteristics, activities, markers, and attached events, to name just a few.

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May 22, 2012

yFiles extension package yExport 1.3 released!

This version supports page sizes for PDF and EPS output that match the size of the export view containing the diagram.

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February 13, 2012

Coming soon: yWorks announces yFiles for HTML, the new diagramming library that brings the proven yFiles technology to HTML5-capable browsers.

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February 09, 2012

yFiles extension package ySVG 2.4 released!

The new version brings support for SVG background graphics in diagrams and enables clipping at non-rectangular visible bounds of SVG node graphics.

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January 31, 2012

Version 3.9 of the free diagramming tool yEd released!

This version introduces new label models that combine free placement with support for interactive snapping and provide convenient label alignment and label auto-rotation support.
It also brings enhancements to the GEDCOM import to support additional file encodings and auto-import of common data records, and adds new palette symbols from the BPMN 2.0 specification.
Additionally, the automatic layout now also features a new layout algorithm for flowchart diagrams.

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December 21, 2011

yWorks releases version 2.9 of the graph visualization library yFiles for Java.

This version brings a new layout algorithm that can sub-divide a diagram into a set of smaller ones where each fits into a given width and height. Also, new node label and edge label models provide convenient support for free label positioning and sophisticated dynamic label behavior.
New rendering hints provide fine-grained control over rendering details of graph elements.

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November 15, 2011

yWorks releases version 2.0 of yFiles AJAX!

This version brings a new SVG mode for vector-based visualization of diagrams in the browser and new support for diagram navigation using touch gestures on iOS and Android devices.

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October 28, 2011

yWorks releases version 2.1 of the yFiles for Silverlight library for visualization and automatic layout of diagrams and networks.

With this release, yFiles for Silverlight adds comprehensive support for Swimlane diagrams comprising visual representation, user interaction, and support for automatic layout.

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October 20, 2011

Version 1.2 of yWorks Diagrams for Confluence released, the diagramming plugin for Atlassian Confluence!

This version adds support for Atlassian Confluence 4.0.

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October 11, 2011

Version 3.8 of the free diagramming tool yEd released!

New in this version is initial support for import of shape stencils from Visio® XML files.
The yEd Graph Editor manual and a new yEd forum are now available online.

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October 11, 2011

yWorks releases version 4.1 of the yFiles.NET library for visualization of diagrams and networks.

With this release, yFiles.NET adds comprehensive support for Swimlane diagrams comprising visual representation, user interaction, and support for automatic layout.
Also contained is a new edge routing algorithm that generates orthogonal, bus-style edge paths.

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September 20, 2011

yWorks releases version 2.4 of the yGuard bytecode obfuscator and shrinker.

This release makes it possible to use yGuard on class files that target Java 7, and fixes some minor bugs.

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September 02, 2011

yWorks releases version 2.2 of the yFiles WPF library for visualization of diagrams and networks.

With this release, yFiles WPF adds comprehensive support for Swimlane diagrams comprising visual representation, user interaction, and support for automatic layout.
Also contained is a new edge routing algorithm that generates orthogonal, bus-style edge paths.

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August 31, 2011

Coming soon: yWorks announces yFiles for Android, the new diagramming library that brings the proven yFiles technology to Android-based devices.

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July 25, 2011

yWorks releases version 1.6 of the ActionScript™ class library yFiles FLEX.

This new version improves and simplifies edge label placement.
Layout support (both Java/.NET bundle versions and Client Layout Extension) brings a new edge routing algorithm that generates orthogonal, bus-style edge paths, and also new support for rotated labels.

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May 26, 2011

Version 1.1 of yWorks Diagrams for Confluence released, the diagramming plugin for Atlassian Confluence!

New in this version is an interactve Flash-based diagram viewer with support for panning and zooming, tooltips, and links to web pages.
The plugin also adds more BPMN and flowchart symbols, and a new Entity Relationship palette with symbols and Crow's Foot connections.

April 19, 2011

Version 3.7 of the free diagramming tool yEd released!

This version brings extensive new support for adding and editing custom symbol palettes and new support for importing symbols from an Internet icon search engine. A powerful new tool enables turning user-defined custom data of graph elements into visual properties like line width, fill color, label text, width, line type, etc.
Also, a new section in the Palette tool window adds high-quality Entity Relationship symbols and Crow's Foot connections.

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March 23, 2011

yWorks presents Diagrams for Confluence!

yWorks Diagrams for Confluence is a powerful diagramming plugin for Atlassian Confluence. It allows you to quickly and effectively generate high-quality drawings of diagrams in your Atlassian Confluence enterprise wiki and seamlessly integrate them into your wiki pages.

February 15, 2011

yWorks releases version 1.4 of yFiles AJAX!

This version is based on Dojo 1.5 and uses yFiles for Java 2.8.
It brings new client-side functionality for resizing graph elements and Undo/Redo support. Also, new callbacks support convenient server request monitoring.

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February 08, 2011

yWorks releases version 2.0 of the yFiles for Silverlight library for visualization and automatic layout of diagrams and networks.

This version brings a new edge routing algorithm that generates orthogonal, bus-style edge paths, it has new support for creating and working with orthogonal edge paths and for interactive snapping of graph elements.
Furthermore, it makes available convenient printing support, context menu support, and enables bitmap image export.

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December 27, 2010

yWorks releases version 1.0 of the yFiles for Java extension package yBPMN!

This new product provides the yFiles for Java diagramming library with extensive support for the Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN).
Customized UI components and a special layout algorithm enable easy creation and editing of business process diagrams.

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December 21, 2010

yWorks releases version 1.5 of the ActionScript™ class library yFiles FLEX.

This version brings new support for creating and working with orthogonal edge paths and interactive snapping of graph elements.

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December 07, 2010

yWorks releases version 2.8 of the graph visualization library yFiles for Java.

This version brings a new edge routing algorithm that generates orthogonal, bus-style edge paths, and new support for rotated labels, including, in particular, support for auto-rotating edge labels.
Node ports present a means to visually indicate allowed connection locations at nodes.

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December 07, 2010

yFiles extension package yExport 1.2 released!

This version assures compatibility with yFiles for Java 2.8.
The selection indication of graph elements can optionally be ignored for output.

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December 07, 2010

yFiles extension package ySVG 2.3 released!

This version assures compatibility with yFiles for Java 2.8.
The selection indication of graph elements can optionally be ignored for output.

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November 26, 2010

Version 3.6.1 of the free diagramming tool yEd released!

New in this version are edge labels that stay parallel to their corresponding edge segments even if the slope of the segment changes. A new edge routing algorithm generates orthogonal, bus-style edge paths, and context views can be saved as diagrams of their own.

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November 24, 2010

yWorks releases version 2.1 of the yFiles WPF library for visualization of diagrams and networks.

This version brings new support for creating and working with orthogonal edge paths and interactive snapping of graph elements.
It also supports convenient creation of ContentControl-based style implementations for the visualization of graph elements.

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September 16, 2010

Version 3.6 of the free diagramming tool yEd released!

This version features a new dedicated automatic layout algorithm for BPMN diagrams and brings enhanced label-related functionality. The user interface has been improved and supports, for example, selection cycling of overlapping graph elements.

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September 09, 2010

yWorks releases version 4.0 of the yFiles.NET library for visualization of diagrams and networks.

This version brings new support for creating and working with orthogonal edge paths and interactive snapping of graph elements. GraphML support has been improved and now features automatic creation of XAML-like object representations.

yFiles.NET 4.0 also features a reworked Layout API that complies with .NET naming scheme and paradigms and a streamlined Viewer API.

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August 13, 2010

yWorks releases yFiles FLEX Client Layout Extension 1.0, the extension package for the yFiles FLEX library that enables client-side automatic layout.

This new product provides first-class automatic layout and graph analysis capabilities directly on the client.

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May 10, 2010

yWorks releases GraphMLViewer 1.2, the freely available Flash®-based viewer for GraphML files!

This version supports BPMN symbols and improves handling of multi-line labels.

May 04, 2010

Version 3.5 of the free diagramming tool yEd released!

This version brings support for import of Microsoft Excel® files to create graphs, as well as a new section in the Palette tool window that adds high-quality symbols for the Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN).
Furthermore, arbitrary, user-defined properties for nodes and edges of a graph and the graph itself are supported. The new properties are displayed in the Properties view and are accounted for when saving and loading graphs (GraphML file format).

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April 22, 2010

yWorks releases version 1.4.1 of the ActionScript™ class library yFiles FLEX.

This version offers a Flex 4 compatible client library, as well as additional documentation and demo applications that show how to use yFiles FLEX with the new Flex 4 SDK.

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March 24, 2010

yWorks releases version 1.0 of the yFiles for Silverlight library for visualization and automatic layout of diagrams and networks.

This new product provides powerful diagramming components for the Microsoft Silverlight framework based on the proven yFiles technology.
In addition to first-class automatic layout and graph analysis algorithms, yFiles for Silverlight features powerful Controls for visualizing and editing graphs and diagrams.

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March 08, 2010

yWorks presents Graphity!

Graphity is a freely available Flash®-based diagram editor that can be used to quickly and effectively generate drawings and to apply automatic layouts to them.

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January 25, 2010

yWorks releases version 1.3 of yFiles AJAX!

This version is based on Dojo 1.4.0 and uses yFiles for Java 2.7.
It brings new client-side functionality for highlighting graph elements, improves presentation when updating image tiles, and introduces many new configuration options.

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November 27, 2009

Coming soon: yWorks announces yFiles for Silverlight, the graph visualization library for the Microsoft Silverlight 3 framework based on the proven yFiles technology.

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November 13, 2009

yWorks releases version 2.7 of the graph visualization library yFiles for Java.

With this release, yFiles for Java adds comprehensive support for Swimlane diagrams comprising visual representation, user interaction, and support for automatic layout.
So-called local views enable displaying specific information related to selected nodes or edges, like, e.g. neighborhood or contents of folder nodes.

Also, GraphML support is greatly improved and now an integrated part of yFiles for Java.
Improved handling of orthogonal edge paths and new snap lines functionality further simplify interactive diagram editing.

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November 13, 2009

yFiles extension package GraphML 3.2 released!

This version fixes compatibility issues with yFiles for Java 2.7 and also brings some API improvements. In contrast to the new integrated GraphML support, it does not cover the full range of new yFiles for Java 2.7 features.

November 13, 2009

yFiles extension package ySVG 2.2 released!

This version assures compatibility with yFiles for Java 2.7. It also includes many improvements.

November 05, 2009

yWorks releases version 1.4 of the ActionScript™ class library yFiles FLEX!

The new release adds support for client-side folding operations, i.e. interactive expanding and collapsing of group nodes.
Also, it introduces bridges for edge crossings, an interactive magnifier tool (local zoom), and an enhanced navigation input mode that enables node selection using the cursor keys.

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October 08, 2009

Version 3.4 of the free diagramming tool yEd released!

This version brings comprehensive support for Swimlane diagrams which comprises visual representation, user interaction, and support for automatic layout.
New swimlane nodes provide row and column representations for swimlanes to which nodes can be added, and a dedicated Swimlane layout algorithm automatically arranges Swimlane diagrams.

New context views display specific information related to selected nodes or edges, like, e.g. neighborhood or contents of folder nodes.
Also, a new mechanism that can check whether a newer version of yEd is available has been added.

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July 31, 2009

Version 3.3 of the free diagramming tool yEd released!

This version brings support for so-called snap lines that enable instant alignment of graph elements, which make editing a diagram easier than ever, and for interactively creating and editing orthogonal edges.
Also, a new mechanism that allows for direct feedback has been added to yEd.

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June 04, 2009

yWorks releases version 2.0 of the yFiles WPF library for visualization of diagrams and networks.

yFiles WPF 2.0 no longer depends on J# assemblies. Both Layout API and Viewer API have been revised.

With this release, yFiles WPF provides support for folding operations in hierarchically grouped graphs, also this release features a new domain-specific layout algorithm, brings sophisticated enhancements for incremental hierarchical layout, and significantly improved generic labeling.
The hierarchical layout enhancements cover advanced constrained node sequencing support and best-of-class swimlane layout for hierarchically organized graphs with IncrementalHierarchicLayouter.

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April 02, 2009

yWorks presents GraphMLViewer!

GraphMLViewer is a freely available Flash®-based viewer for GraphML files that enables zooming, panning, and printing of diagrams.

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March 25, 2009

yWorks releases version 1.3.2 of the ActionScript™ class library yFiles FLEX!

This release supports automatic GraphML serialization/deserialization of custom data objects between client and server and enables node and label representation by means of MXML template components. Also, yFiles FLEX now provides simplified print customization and poster printing support.

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February 20, 2009

yWorks releases version 3.2 of the yFiles.NET library for visualization of diagrams and networks.

yFiles.NET 3.2 no longer depends on J# assemblies.

With this release, yFiles.NET provides support for folding operations in hierarchically grouped graphs, also this release features a new domain-specific layout algorithm, brings sophisticated enhancements for incremental hierarchical layout, and significantly improved generic labeling.
The hierarchical layout enhancements cover advanced constrained node sequencing support and best-of-class swimlane layout for hierarchically organized graphs with IncrementalHierarchicLayouter.

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February 17, 2009

Version 3.2 of the free diagramming tool yEd released!

This version supports a new diagram export option "HTML Flash Viewer" that combines a GraphML file with an Adobe® Flash® Player-based viewer for its display.
Also, a new section "Current Elements" in the Palette tool window shows representatives of the current kinds of nodes and edges from the displayed graph.

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