Elevate your Prototyping Experience: OverVue 10.0 Delivers a Revamped Tree, Drag and Drop, and More!

Janica Abagat
4 min readSep 6


Co-authored by: Jaime de Venecia, Trisha Duong, and David Lee

As web applications become increasingly complex, developers seek tools that empower them to build responsive, efficient, and feature-rich frontends. Enter Vue.js — a progressive JavaScript framework that has emerged as a true game-changer.

Often described as the “developer-friendly” framework, Vue.js has gained rapid popularity for its simplicity, flexibility, and performance. Its elegant blend of declarative rendering, component-based architecture, and two-way data binding has made it a favorite among developers worldwide.

What is OverVue?

In the quest to improve Vue.js development efficiency, OverVue offers itself as a dynamic prototyping tool designed for Vue developers. This ingenious tool empowers users to seamlessly create and visualize Vue applications, utilizing an intuitive real-time tree display to elegantly showcase route & component hierarchy, and a canvas display to prototype newly created component layouts. These features are supported by a dynamically updated code preview, providing a comprehensive snapshot of your Vue application as you build it out. When you’re ready, OverVue lets you export the resulting boilerplate as a template, laying the foundation for smooth further development.

OverVue 10.0 is excited to announce new features that will greatly elevate the Vue prototyping experience. Let’s see what’s in store…

What’s New with OverVue 10.0?

Interactive Tree Mode

Imagine having the power to effortlessly restructure your Vue.js components with a few mouse clicks. With OverVue 10.0, this vision becomes a reality. Tree Mode allows you to intuitively drag and drop tree nodes, updating component structure in an instant. The beauty lies in its fluid synchronicity — every change you make in Tree Mode is live-updated in the code preview. Let your creativity run wild as you craft complex component hierarchies.

OverVue 10.0’s new Tree UI displays drag-and-drop features and a Grid-mode toggle.

You might wonder about the grid view of previous OverVue iterations. Though it has graciously bowed out in favor of the new tree view, it is still available for those who still enjoy the previous interface! Toggle between Tree Mode & Grid Mode by clicking on the settings icon.

Nested HTML Elements List

The new HTML Elements Section allows developers to reorder and nest their elements with easy drag and drop.

With OverVue 10.0, we’ve taken the adding of HTML elements up a notch. This revamped section empowers you to add & reorder HTML elements within your components, and also nest them conveniently with a simple drag & drop functionality — just drag an element underneath other elements to see this nesting in action. You can also quickly delete elements if desired, streamlining your workflow and saving precious development time. Adding attributes to those elements is also made easy with a simple click on the pencil icon. This displays an editing menu where you can input attributes that get directly reflected within the code preview.

Inspect Component Modal

There will be times when one component demands your undivided attention. This is where the new pop-out component modal comes into play. By simply double-clicking on a component within the main tree view, a pop-out modal will appear to show you its enclosed HTML elements. This enables developers to fine-tune the details of that specific component with ease. This is your personal space to focus on the nitty-gritty of HTML element organization.

The new Tree UI’s component modal allows developers to view the contents of their components.

Vuetensils Component Menu

OverVue 10.0 goes a step further by integrating the accessible Vuetensils component library into your development toolkit. These components are thoughtfully designed with minimal styles, ensuring a lightweight footprint that prioritizes accessibility. With Vuetensils at your disposal, you can quickly create accessible HTML elements, ensuring that your web applications are both visually stunning and inclusive. Dive into their documentation to explore the boundless possibilities that Vuetensils components offer.

In OverVue 10.0’s new component menu, developers can select Vuetensils components.

UI Improvements

We’re dedicated to our loyal users’ valuable feedback, so we’ve taken significant strides in improving the user interface at large. We acknowledge that the previous interface posed challenges with some non-intuitive features and cluttered menus, and your concerns have not fallen on deaf ears. We committed ourselves to a thorough reorganization of both sidebars, meticulously trimming any non-user-friendly clutter.

The result? An interface that is not only sleeker but also highly intuitive, making access to our features a simple and interactive experience. Your input has driven these changes, and we’re excited to present an enhanced user interface that better caters to developers’ needs and expectations.

In a world where innovation is the driving force behind progress, OverVue 10.0 stands tall as the embodiment of the future of Vue development. Witness the magic unfold as OverVue 10.0 transforms the way you create and prototype Vue applications. Your journey towards cutting-edge, efficient, and accessible web development starts here.

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OverVue 10.0 Team:

Janica Abagat | GitHub | LinkedIn

Jaime de Venecia | GitHub | LinkedIn

Trisha Duong | GitHub | LinkedIn

David Lee | GitHub | LinkedIn