Ire Aderinokun explains in a clear and concise manner why having knowledge of the critical rendering path for web pages is useful for understanding how a site’s performance can be improved. (bitsofco.de)
Some great tips on how to go about designing as if you were building UI components in a development environment. (medium.com)
A pretty epic article by Jeff Wang that revisits the design process he took on a recent project from the UI angle. (medium.com)
A nice little primer to get your feet wet with CSS Grid. (theboldreport.net)
Tools / Resources
Sacha Greif gives us a small glimpse into Styled Components so we can decide if it’s worth checking out. (freecodecamp.com)
Another awesome deep dive into the inner workings of Redux by Mark Erikson. If you happen to be working with Redux, Mark’s series is a must read. (blog.isquaredsoftware.com)
Jen Looper looks into the concept of the Observable; what they are, why she prefers them to other methods for handling data and some real world examples. (developer.telerik.com)
A curated list of technical case studies, mostly around front-end/creative development. (github.com)
Designers at Help Scout are responsible for the brand, and for creating an exceptional product experience. Everything customer-facing passes through the design team in some way. You’ll be making things that are seen and/or used by several hundred thousand people every month. (helpscout.net)
We’re going to do this by creating even more great products which are beautiful, simple to use, reliable and built with developers in mind. Now we’re looking for a Designer to help us get there. (pusher.com)
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