Posts Tagged ‘frontend’

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  1. 01 Nov, 2018

    A Frontend Workshop Environment

    Where do you build UI code? That sounds like a dumb question, but it’s a deceptively important one. There’s a few ways to do it: UI code is authored within your application environment. If you’re working on a WordPress or Drupal […]

  2. 23 Oct, 2018

    How to Think Like a Front-End Developer with Brad Frost

    I had a fantastic time talking about what it means to be a “front-end developer” in this day in age on the always-fantastic Shop Talk Show. We talked about a role I tend to call “frontend design“, which we discuss […]

  3. 24 Jun, 2018

    I Don’t Believe In Full Stack Engneering

    Here’s a good rant about the concept of full-stack developers. I tend to agree. In my experience, “full-stack developers” always translates to “programmers who can do frontend code because they have to and it’s ‘easy’.” Although I think the concept of […]

  4. 13 Jun, 2018

    Your Brain on Front-End Development

    Here’s Chris with a wonderful walkthrough of how his frontend developer brain looks at a design comp. It’s extremely insightful When confronted with a design comp, My brain tends to gravitate towards some of the non-obvious implementation solutions. In other […]

  5. 17 May, 2018

    The Simplest Web Site That Could Possibly Work Well

    Love this post from Zach, reminding us that websites don’t have to be a gigantic pile of dependencies and complexity.

  6. 14 Sep, 2017

    Is there any value in people who cannot write JavaScript?

    This is a great post from Mandy Michael, and touches on some of the things I talked about in my post about full-stack developers. What I am very concerned about is that many still don’t see value in being skilled […]

  7. 13 Sep, 2017

    Full-Stack Developers

    In my experience consulting with and workshopping with companies of all shapes and sizes, I always ask “who owns the frontend code here?” I help web teams create design systems and collaborate more effectively, so it’s important for me to […]

  8. 12 Jan, 2016

    Frontend Guidelines Questions

    The frontend considerations of an organization are many. We’re overwhelmed by tools, processes, workflows, styles, opinions, and ever-changing best practices. In order for frontend teams to create cohesive, consistent work, it’s important for organizations to establish some guidelines for how […]