Web Design Weekly #325


Balancing Time

If you have a hard time balancing work, life and free time then hearing about how Sarah Drasner sets up her workflow might help you reconsider your own. (css-tricks.com)

The Cost of JavaScript (youtube.com)

Bug tracking so simple, it’s like sticky notes on a website.

BugHerd keeps your team on the same page. No more vague client emails attempting to describe what the issue is. Feedback is pinned to the HTML element, like a sticky-note, enabling you to access it directly from the webpage at any time. If you build websites, BugHerd is for you. Free trial today. (bugherd.com)


Reflections on building an MVP design system in 3 months

Taryn Tuesday shares an insight into the process for getting started, the tools they used to create and implement the system, and also how they document, maintain, and share the system with the team. (uxdesign.cc)

An adventure in sparse arrays

Remy Sharp dives into the swiss cheese wonder of sparse arrays. As always, entertaining and educational words by Remy. (remysharp.com)

A minimal guide to ECMAScript Decorators

A short introduction to the “decorators” proposal in JavaScript with basic examples and a little bit about ECMAScript. (itnext.io)

I discovered a browser bug

Jake Archibald shares a recent experience about finding a huge browser bug a few months ago. (jakearchibald.com)

Centering: The Newest Coolest Way vs. The Oldest Coolest Way (css-tricks.com)

Tools / Resources

Golden Rules of Typography on the Web

This slide deck by Richard Rutter explains a set of guidelines that combine implement­ation details with typographic theory and set you on the road to designing beautiful and effective responsive typography. (noti.st)

Relay for Figma – Continuous Design Delivery

Relay allows you to pipe assets to a live site or app, creating a 1:1 relationship between design and deployment. (relayforfigma.com)


The best developer videos in one place. (dev.tube)

5 Ways to Handle Forms on Your Static Site (forestry.io)

Scrolling Gradient with CSS (codepen.io)

The Critical Request (speakerdeck.com)


Our Workflows — Design, Development, Git and Deployment(syntax.fm)

Open-source identity design for Simple (medium.com)


Senior Visual Designer at Intercom

We’re looking for a Senior Visual Designer to join our team in Dublin or London. You’ll own our visual design aesthetic and lead the creative direction of our product as it evolves. (intercom.com)

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)

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Last but not least…

Current state of web design (fczbkk.com)