A technical write up about how they Google Photos team solved various challenges, and a peek under the hood of how the web version of Google Photos works. Awesome read. (medium.com)
If you spend anytime working with React this post by Brent Jackson is a worthy read. Brent shares a collection of thoughts, opinions, and advice for defining component APIs that are meant to be more flexible, composable, and easier to understand. (jxnblk.com)
Ryan Singer from Basecamp explains that focusing on individual features and experiences is good, but you should never forget about the position you’re trying to hold. A great read for those interested in design strategy. (signalvnoise.com)
Do you think about your carbon footprint in relation to the things you are developing? This post by Jack Lenox might change that thinking. (css-tricks.com)
Segment’s story of how they took a step back and embraced an approach that aligned well with their product requirements and needs of the team. (segment.com)
CSS can be hard to manage across a project, especially when you need to include media queries for various breakpoints and fallbacks for older browsers. In this article, Rachel Andrew takes a look at using Fractal to manage components which use CSS Grid. (smashingmagazine.com)
Hidde de Vries has put together some great words on how we can apply ethics to our work by having an ethical mindset when doing our craft. (hiddedevries.nl)
Tools / Resources
Do you know Redux’s real power is beyond managing the state? Do you want to design with an understanding of how Redux works in mind? Linton Ye digs deeper into what Redux can do, why it does its things and what the downsides are. (smashingmagazine.com)
The first fully-featured professional vector graphic design app for iPad. Buy now with 30% launch discount. £13.99/$13.99/14,99€ (no subscription). (serif.com)
Jonathan Fulton shares some architecture concepts he wish he’d known when getting started as a web developer (videoblocks.com)
We’re looking for someone with at least 3+ years experience with building out web or mobile front-ends, has experience working with React & React-Native, is familiar with GraphQL, API architecture, and has an exceptional ability to communicate. (differential.com)
We’re looking for a Frontend Engineer to join the engineering team at Zapier. Want to create a simple product that allows anyone to do complex, incredible things with the world’s APIs? (zapier.com)
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