Web Design Weekly #324


The Layouts of Tomorrow

Max Böck shares an awesome post that highlights why CSS Grid is a game changer in our industry. (mxb.at)

A look into the progressive web app for Dark Mofo

Not only is the Dark Mofo an awesome music and arts festival the PWA is hot. Great to read about the inner workings from the talented Omar Mashaal. (teacups.io)

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My three steps

Ethan Marcotte shares a small refection on learning how to use CSS Grid. Some great takeaway points if you are feeling slightly overwhelmed with the current ecosystem. (ethanmarcotte.com)

Using JavaScript modules on the web

JavaScript modules are now supported in all major browsers. This article explains how to use JS modules, how to deploy them responsibly, and how the Chrome team is working to make modules even better in the future. (developers.google.com)

The Cult of the Complex

Jeffrey Zeldman at his best. He reminds us that as our medium is growing up, it’s our great privilege to help shape its future while creating great experiences for our users. (alistapart.com)

I Don’t Believe in Full-Stack Engineering

A good read that you might not agree with. I personal sit on the same side of the fence as the author. (robinrendle.com)

Don’t just copy the @font-face out of Google Fonts URLs (css-tricks.com)

CSS for the Next Billion Users (noti.st)

Tools / Resources

DesignOps Handbook

DesignOps is the key to scaling digital product design teams with more efficiency. This online handbook aims to help shape DesignOps within your organisation. (designbetter.co)

Docz – It has never been so easy to document your things

Docz is a game-changing, highly customisable, zero-config and blazing-fast tool that will help you a lot to document your things. With it, you can create beautiful documentations just in seconds. (github.com)

Parcel v1.9.0  released

Tree Shaking for both ES6 and CommonJS modules. 2x faster file watcher. Resolved filenames are now cached and loads more. (medium.com)

Open Logos

A selection of free logos for your open source projects. (openlogos.org)

Zeplin 2.0 — Components and a ton more goodies (blog.zeplin.io)

Ui Goodies (uigoodies.com)


Oat the Goat (oatthegoat.co.nz)

Rafa’s website (rafaelconde.ne)


Frontend Engineer at Zapier

We’re looking for a Frontend Engineer to join the engineering team at Zapier. Want to create a simple product that allows anyone to do complex, incredible things with the world’s APIs? (zapier.com)

Junior Designer at Litmus

We are looking for a Junior Designer to augment our in-house design team. This person will work closely with their Design lead and cross-functional teams to translate marketing and product strategies into high quality work. (litmus.com)

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Last but not least…

Global survey around Progressive Web Apps (docs.google.com)

XOXO 2018 (xoxofest.com)