Posts Tagged ‘frontend’

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  1. 06 Jan, 2024

    It’s 2023, here is why your web design sucks.

    I don’t know how else to answer this, besides: the gendering of design as women’s work is why people don’t use the title “web designer” anymore. It’s been belittled and othered away. It’s why we’ve split that web design role […]

  2. 20 Sep, 2021

    A Definitely Real-Life Front-Interview Experience – YouTube

    This is phenomenal.

  3. 23 Mar, 2021

    Design engineering and development at Clearleft | Clearleft

    However, as the roles of the front-end developer have stretched into the realms of ‘engineering’, it has created a split: Front-of-the-front-end: UI focused Back-of-the-front-end (referred to as ‘Engineering’ from now): Integration focused(Terms coined by Brad Frost)Again, this isn’t a bad […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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.

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

  11. 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 […]