The SmartDraw Development Platform

SmartDraw is more than a diagramming app, it is also a development platform that enables users to generate diagrams from data.

Open API

Open API

Create apps that generate diagrams from data without using coordinates. See what makes SmartDraw's API uniquely easy to work with. Learn more.

SmartDraw Extensions


Use the Open API to create your own applications that build diagrams from data and add them as Extensions to the SmartDraw UI. Learn more.

Shape Data

Shape Data

Build dashboards by assigning data to shapes, export manifests, and simplify complexity with shape data. Learn more.

Other Resources for Developers

Jira integration

SmartDraw for Jira

Add your diagrams to Jira with the free SmartDraw Connector for Jira. Learn more.

Confluence integration

SmartDraw for Confluence

Add enterprise-grade visuals in Confluence using the free SmartDraw Connector for Confluence. Learn more.

Technical diagrams

Technical Diagrams

Create wireframes, network diagrams, UML diagrams, and more with built-in templates. Learn more.

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