The following topics were discussed: the unexpected outcomes of transitioning to a composable architecture, advice for agency or SaaS company executives, desired changes in the industry, identified bottlenecks in composable architectures, and the longing for a feature from old technology to be brought back.
Read our roundup of podcasts released in the first quarter of 2022. Everything related to Design Systems, Frontend development and headless CMS / Jamstack
Design System Initiative A Design System Initiative is the process an organization undertakes when considering to initialize a Design System. A Design System Initiative includes audits of existing int
Jonas Ulrich and Daniel Ley join us to talk about kickstartDS, the starter kit for Design Systems.
We’re still wasting massive amounts of valuable development cycles in the frontend world by working in silos, or by to at least some extent reinventing the wheel for every project. Results suffer in t
#tldr: Container Queries are another new feature coming with the Open Source release of kickstartDS. It’s a proposed feature for CSS that allows the styling of elements to be based on the size of the
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Create a component Overview Creating a component differs from "just" adapting a component in that it starts out without a specific kickstartDS component already in mind. Adaptation process as a base l
In this post we demonstrate how kicking off a Design System, by applying tokens and adding some customization, can be done in under a day. In the process recreating the Sanity.io landing page, with it
Blog documents such as Unlocking the frontend – a call for standardizing component APIs pt.2 and Unlocking the frontend – a call for standardizing component APIs pt.1 discuss the importance of standardizing component APIs for frontend development. Additionally, Release Spotlight: Container Queries provides an overview of how container queries can be used to create responsive designs for the frontend. Quarterly Design System and Frontend Podcast Roundup – Q1/22 provides a roundup of podcasts related to design systems and frontend development. Finally, Setting up a working Design System in less than a day provides tips on how to quickly set up a design system for the frontend.
In addition to blog documents, Podrocket: The starter kit for design systems is an appearance that discusses the importance of design systems for the frontend. It provides an overview of how design systems can be used to create a consistent look and feel for the frontend.
Development Is Design I recently received this email from a startup: We’re a startup in San Francisco looking to launch a 5-page website this October. Thank you for putting into words what I’m trying
A Design System Governance Process You can have a comprehensive design system that contains a slew of well-structured components, thorough documentation, thoughtful guidelines, and a well-considered d
Live Coding at Smashing Conf I had a great time at Smashing Conf San Francisco, where my session involved live-coding a design system on stage. It was the first time I’ve ever live-coded on stage befo