Web Design Weekly #309


Everything Easy is Hard Again

An outstanding talk transcript from Frank Chimero about being confused and overwhelmed by the rapidly increasing complexity of our industry. (frankchimero.com)

Webpack 4 released (medium.com)

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Responsive Components

Philip Walton describes a strategy for using modern web technologies to build responsive components: DOM elements that can update their style and layout in response to changes in the size of their container. (philipwalton.com)

The Future of State in React

The days of relying on external libraries for managing light non-local state are coming to a close. React’s new Context API will be the go-to solution for sharing state simply. (jwheatley.co)

How do you design a design doc?

John Saito shares some insights from fellow Dropbox designers on how they go about creating documentation. (medium.com)

Front-end Case Studies

A curated list of technical talks and articles about real-world enterprise front-end development. (github.com)

Tools / Resources

The JavaScript Learning Landscape in 2018

Jason Rodriguez looks at the current landscape and dives into the best learning resources for learning JavaScript. (css-tricks.com)

Check out Europe’s leading coding school

Level up your career by learning how to code. Become a full-stack web developer in 9-weeks. Next courses start in Berlin in May. Apply now! (ironhack.com)

30 Seconds of CSS

A curated collection of useful CSS snippets you can understand in 30 seconds or less. (atomiks.github.io)

Popular Front-end Frameworks Compared

In this article, Ivaylo Gerchev compares what he thinks are the five best CSS front-end frameworks available today. (sitepoint.com)


A fast way to collaborate in real-time with your team anywhere. (witeboard.com)

My Talk Writing Process (css-tricks.com)

Sketch update (macstories.net)


Great projects come from passion and exploration (dribbble.com)

Why I Quit Google to Work for Myself (mtlynch.io)


Front-End Developer at CauseVox

We’re a small team that has grown quickly, and this role will work across functions to have a huge impact on our product and customers. You’ll be touching everything across our organization, from marketing projects to new product features. (causevox.com)

Brand Designer at Zendesk

Zendesk is looking to hire a Brand Designer to come join our in-house Creative department in San Francisco. You will be working on a wide variety of projects, from branding, advertising, web design, and everything in between. (zendesk.com)

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Last but not least…

JSConf Iceland 2018 (youtube.com)