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A wireframe is used in the creation of an application or website. The job of a wireframe is to introduce others on your team, or perhaps clients, to the proposed layout and organization of your website or application. Wireframes are sometimes referred to as low-fidelity prototypes, because they allow you and others to view and test a website before investing a large amount of development time into it.
Because the intent behind a wireframe is to create a simplified model of your finished website or application, you want to follow these rules (see Figure 9-1):
Sketching out your ideas on paper is a great way to start, but when you're ready to show others your ideas you'll want to produce a wireframe. Wireframes offer the best way to show how all your ideas ...