Web Design Weekly #288


Integrating Animation into a Design System

Integrating animation into a design systems is no easy task but hopefully this article will guide you in the right direction to bring them together in a cohesive manner. (alistapart.com)

150 animated tips on Chrome DevTools (medium.com)

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Rethinking drag and drop

The talented Alex Reardon from Atlassian shares some thoughts around drag and drop and introduces a handy React component which makes drag and drop for lists on the web more beautiful, natural and accessible. (medium.com)

Inside a super fast CSS engine

Lin Clark from the Mozilla team shares some insight into the new CSS engine that brings together state-of-the-art innovations from four different browsers. (mozilla.org)

Maintainble CSS

This article glances over various ways of creating a design that you don’t (or shouldn’t) have to keep coming back to again and again to fix layout issues. (joereynoldsaudio.com])

What Color is Your Function?

A nice entertaining rant about programming languages. (stuffwithstuff.com)

If you’re a startup, you should not use React (medium.com)

Tools / Resources

Introduction to Preact

Preact is a JavaScript library that describes itself as a fast 3kB alternative to React with the same ES6 API. If you haven’t had time to look into it this article by Yomi Eluwande is a great starting point. (blog.logrocket.com)

UP – deploy serverless apps in seconds

TJ Holowaychuk provides an overview of UP and what is included in the early alpha release. Something to keep an eye on. (medium.freecodecamp.org)

Animation at Work book launch

A new eBook from Rachel Nabors that focuses on the when, where and how of using motion design on the web. (animationatwork.com)

Common problems to look for in a code review (github.com)

Run Multiple Versions of Chrome Side-by-Side (blog.chromium.org)

React Markings (thejameskyle.com)

Webpack Tips (youtube.com)


Meet The App That Revolutionized Book Reading For 2 Million People

Find out why and how people are overhauling the way that they read. (blinkist.com)

Chris Coyier on the Future of Web Development (mediatemple.net)


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