Web Design Weekly #292


What kind of designer are you or want to become?

A nice self-checklist that can help guide you into becoming the designer you want to be. Some solid advice. (uxplanet.org)

New Master’s in Communication Design at Parsons

Parsons School of Design in NYC Has Launched a 1-Year Master’s for Design Professionals Focusing on Digital Product Design. Learn more! (newschool.edu)


Essentials for Good API Documentation

A good overview of topics that is a must read for anyone starting out or keen to improve their API documentation. (alistapart.com)

An Historical Look at FOUT and FOIT

The web font guru Zach Leatherman has put his latest talk topic about the history of default font loading behaviours into a nice post for all of us to learn about. (zachleat.com)

Higher-Order Components for Beginners

In this article Brandon Newton aims to clear up some of the confusion about Higher-Order Components. (btnwtn.com)

Payment Request API – Being implemented in all major browsers (w3.org)

Tools / Resources

The Ultimate Guide to Flexbox — Learning Through Examples

An awesome guide created by Ohans Emmanuel that will help you understand Flexbox through a number of useful examples. (medium.freecodecamp.org)

React + Dataviz

Chris Coyier looks into a selection of libraries that combine React and D3 together to help create data visualizations. (css-tricks.com)

How to Work with Forms in React

This article covers how to capture text input and input via other form elements inside your React components. (sitepoint.com)

Running a performance profile on the YouTube search box (youtube.com)

A book about design systems (designsystemsbook.com)

Figma Team Library 1.0 (blog.figma.com)

Compositor Lab (compositor.io)


Nachos – Trello’s design system (design.trello.com)

Rapid release at massive scale (code.facebook.com)


Senior Visual Designer at Typeform

Are you passionate about digital applications? Do you have curiosity and empathy for humans? Do you believe that design starts with problem definition? Are you a compulsive problem solver? If so, you’ve got our attention. (typeform.com)

Senior Brand Designer at Strava

We are seeking an innovative, strategic and multidisciplinary Senior Designer for a full-time position. The ideal candidate has strong communication skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and a meticulous attention to detail. (strava.com.com)

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Last but not least…

Analysing One Million robots.txt Files (intoli.com)