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  1. 20 Sep, 2021

    A Definitely Real-Life Front-Interview Experience – YouTube

    This is phenomenal.

  2. 10 Sep, 2021

    Making world-class docs takes effort

    Your docs belong in the code repository It needs to be next to the code so that authors and contributors can update/read the docs while working on the code or docs. Providing it in a separate repository or otherwise separated […]

  3. 10 Sep, 2021

    I completely ignored the front end development scene for 6 months. It was fine

    Fantastic read from Rachel that you can take time off — even extended time off — from the fast-moving frontend landscape and still come back and be alright. Source: I completely ignored the front end development scene for 6 months. […]

  4. 17 Jul, 2021

    gridless.design

    Holy shit this is absolutely fantastic. One of the most frequent, confusing conversations w/ designers is “No, the pink lines that overlay design comps aren’t all that helpful for how things actually work in the browser.” Grid and layout might […]

  5. 17 Jul, 2021

    On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs

    in our society, there seems a general rule that, the more obviously one’s work benefits other people, the less one is likely to be paid for it Source: STRIKE! Magazine – On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs

  6. 05 Jul, 2021

    Conan O’Brien on His Late-Night Legacy and Future

    I love making stuff. I’m always going to want to make stuff. Long after anyone wants to see my stuff, I’ll want to make stuff. Source: Conan O’Brien on His Late-Night Legacy and Future

  7. 05 Jul, 2021

    Container Queries in Web Components | Max Böck

    What an amazing demo. Source: Container Queries in Web Components | Max Böck

  8. 14 Apr, 2021

    Say Hello To CSS Container Queries

    Container queries are going to change how we build design systems. Super pumped that they’re finally on the horizon. Source: Say Hello To CSS Container Queries

  9. 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 […]

  10. 24 Feb, 2021

    Material Design Text Fields Are Badly Designed

    saving space at the cost of clarity, ease of use and accessibility is a bad tradeoff to make. Source: Material Design Text Fields Are Badly Designed — Smashing Magazine

  11. 15 Feb, 2021

    The Never-Ending Job of Selling Design Systems

    This image is fantastic: This is a great read from Ben: The Never-Ending Job of Selling Design Systems – A List Apart

  12. 12 Feb, 2021

    Building better products with a design token pipeline

    This is a good deep dive into setting up design token architecture. It largely maps to how we tend to structure things, with some slight language and architectural differences: They use “Option design tokens”; we call them “Tier 1” or […]

  13. 31 Jan, 2021

    The unreasonable effectiveness of simple HTML – Terence Eden’s Blog

    The PSP’s web browser is – charitably – pathetic. It is slow, frequently runs out of memory, and can only open 3 tabs at a time. But the GOV.UK pages are written in simple HTML. They are designed to be […]

  14. 31 Jan, 2021

    The context dilemma: design tokens and components

    Source: The context dilemma: design tokens and components | Frontside

  15. 14 Jan, 2021

    Squarknote #5 – Squarknotes

    This is a super impressive productivity workflow from Susan Fowler, and it’s amazing to see how being thorough and disciplined can yield big results. I have a far less thorough version of this that I’d like to write up. Some […]

  16. 14 Jan, 2021

    The ‘Shared Psychosis’ of Donald Trump and His Loyalists

    Source: The ‘Shared Psychosis’ of Donald Trump and His Loyalists – Scientific American

  17. 14 Jan, 2021

    The Only Strategy Left for Democrats

    Source: The Only Strategy Left for Democrats Democrats have been presented a mandate to govern aggressively on behalf of the people and the nation, and in the face of a violently unspooling and destructive right-wing party. Democrats have won the […]

  18. 12 Oct, 2020

    Cheating Entropy with Native Web Technologies

    The more I author code as it will be run by the browser the easier it will be to maintain that code over time Source: Cheating Entropy with Native Web Technologies – Jim Nielsen’s Weblog

  19. 05 Oct, 2020

    Design Systems For Figma: Bringing Context To Design Systems

    The products we design are always influenced by the users’ world where they are situated. By bringing context into design systems first, before building the components which result from it, we enable teams to make more confident decisions and deliver […]

  20. 24 Sep, 2020

    Color within Constraints by Linzi Berry

    Fantastic article by Linzi Berry about creating a smart, accessible color system to power a design system. Source: Color within Constraints. A scalable color system for digital… | by Linzi Berry | Tap to Dismiss