Getting started

Here is a short "getting started" guide to using Structurizr.

1. Sign up for a free account

Before you can do anything, you will need to sign up for a free Structurizr account using the sign up page.

Sign up for a free account

2. Sign in

Once you've signed up for an account, you can sign in to get to your dashboard page.

The dashboard page

3. Create a new workspace

Next, create a new workspace by clicking the "Create a new workspace" link. This will create a new empty workspace, which will be used to store your software architecture model.

4. Next steps

You now have a choice of how you would like to create the software architecture model in your workspace. You can either use the browser-based workspace editor (recommended for non-programmers), or you can create a software architecture using code (via the JSON-based web API), with one of the client libraries/tools as follows:

Why use code to create software architecture models and diagrams?