Web Design Weekly #328

Headlines

Page Lifecycle API

Philip Walton goes into great detail about the new Page Lifecycle API, which allows browsers to better manage resources if you have a crazy amount of tabs open. (developers.google.com)

Getting to Know a Legacy Codebase

Harry Roberts gives some sound tips about getting to know a codebase that is unfamiliar. (csswizardry.com)

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Articles

React Suspense

Andrew Clark discusses React’s vision for how async rendering can improve data fetching, code delivery, prefetching, view transitions, and more. (youtube.com)

Fractional

A short concise post by Ethan Marcotte about why the ‘fr’ unit has become one of his favourite parts of the CSS Grid specification. (ethanmarcotte.com)

Lessons learned by creating a design system at a start-up

Anthony Zhang shares 6 lessons on how to successfully communicate, create, and organise a team to build a design system. (medium.com)

On Designing and Building Toggle Switches

An epic post by Sara Soueidan that has arisen from doing research from her talk. If you want to go deep into toggle switches this is for you. A great insight into how a developer thinks and works. (sarasoueidan.com)

If You Learn to Code… (indiehackers.com)

Tools / Resources

Art of debugging with Chrome DevTools

A good post that sheds some light on the lesser-known features in Chrome DevTools. (medium.com)

Northwestern’s MS: Information Design & Strategy

Learn to blend information architecture and experience design with branding and messaging in Northwestern’s online master’s program for designers. (northwestern.edu)

VSCode Themes

Preview themes from the VSCode marketplace. (vscodethemes.com)

Streamline 3.0

The world’s largest icon library just got even better. (streamlineicons.com)

OneGraph

Build robust integrations 10x to 100x faster. (onegraph.com)

Designing a GraphQL API (github.com)

React Select V2 (react-select.com)

Inspiration

Advice For Beginners – Syntax Episode 58 (syntax.fm)

The Next Chapter – Storybook (medium.com)

Jobs

Product Designer at Pixlee

Pixlee is seeking a hungry and empathetic Product Designer to join the team at our NYC office! As one of the members of product design team, your work will impact and drive the future of our product and how it shapes the behavior of both marketing professionals and everyday consumers around the world. (pixlee.com)

Design Curator at Creative Market

As a Design Curator on the Design Team, you will be the embodiment of the design team’s mission and vision. These will be reflected in all aspects of your shop and product curation work. (creativemarket.com)

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