Web Design Weekly #350


Design Interviewing

Kurt Varner offers some transparency and advice based on his own experience being an interviewer and hiring manager at Dropbox. (medium.com)

Design, meet organization.

What would you make if you had tools designed for the way you like to create? Step into the future of work with Airtable. (airtable.com)


Writing Resilient Components

Another epic post by Dan Abramov. If you you are interested in becoming a better developer this post is worth reading. A lot of focus is on React but I’m sure you’ll get something out of it. (overreacted.io)

The Psychological Trap of Freelancing

People who attach dollar signs to their time — or “value time like money” — tend to be overwhelmingly less happy than those who don’t, because their nonworking hours suddenly seem less important. (thecut.com)

Who has the fastest website in F1?

Jake Archibald compares the performance of 10 recently updated Formula One (the motor-racing sport) sites. He digs into the common issues and shares the tools and techniques used for testing. (jakearchibald.com)

Don’t let TypeScript slow you down

Vitaly Belman shares some ideas that might help you improve your productivity with TypeScript. (medium.com)

Do you really know how a lockfile works for yarn and npm packages? (snyk.io)

Tools / Resources

Web Design Made Easier with Version Control & Workflow

With Abstract, you can version Sketch files, request reviews, present work, collect feedback, and hand specs off for development. All from one place. (abstract.com)

An Introduction to Web Components

In this article, Caleb Williams discuss why Web Components are a great tool to deliver high-quality user experiences without complicated frameworks or build steps and that don’t run the risk of becoming obsolete. (css-tricks.com)

Getting started with PostCSS in 2019

PostCSS is a tool for transforming CSS with JavaScript plugins. It provides features via its extensive plugin ecosystem to help improve your CSS writing experience. (logrocket.com)

Sigle – A beautiful decentralized & open source blog maker (sigle.io)

Everything you need to know about Loading Animations (medium.com)

Tailwind CSS v1 – beta (github.com)

React Router v5 (reacttraining.com)


Confronting My Fears in the Hope of Retiring Early (indiehackers.com)

Web Design & Art History (webflow.com)


Sr. Product Designer at HelloSign

If you’re passionate about designing intuitive interfaces that make the most daunting of tasks delightful, we want to hear from you. HelloSign is looking for an experienced UX designer to join our Product team. (hellosign.com)

Freelance Brand Designer at Plato Design

Plato is looking for a wide range of experienced design thinkers to help deliver interesting, useful design projects to their customers. As a freelance designer, you can be located anywhere and take on as many or as few projects as you’d like. (useplato.com)

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Last but not least…

I Used The Web For A Day On Internet Explorer 8 (smashingmagazine.com)

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