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Mindmap Builder

  • Click the note icon in the upper left to inspect/edit a node.
  • Click the trashcan icon to delete a node
  • Click the + button to add a new subtopic. Subtopics can be added to the left or right of the main node.

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Mindmap Builder
What is a mindmap?

A mindmap is a diagram that allows you to group concepts, tasks and other items around a central concept or subject. It is an intuitive means of representing the way the human mind thinks about the world.

What are mindmaps useful for?

People use mindmaps for all sorts of different purposes:

  • Brainstorming
  • Organizing research
  • Planning meetings
Where did mindmaps originate?

The term mindmap was popularized by a British psychologist named Tony Buzan on a 1974 BBC TV show called Use your head, but usage of this type of diagram has been going on for hundreds of years, with recorded instances stretching back to the 3rd century.

Making a mindmap builder with the jsPlumb Toolkit

The Toolkit has everything need to make this a very straightforward process - the demonstration on this page was created with around 400 lines of code in total.

Further information

Comprehensive documentation covering the coding of this app is available on our site here:

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