Web Design Weekly #330

August 20, 2018 - Jake Bresnehan


Software 2.0

An oldie but a goodie. Andrej Karpathy from the AI team at Tesla shares some thought provoking words around a fundamental shift in how we write software. (medium.com)


Discover the open source projects your organization is using that need financial support. (backyourstack.com)


Creating the “Perfect” CSS System

A high level guide for designers and developers who write CSS, but want to be more strategic about building moderate to large scale CSS systems. (medium.com)

A native lazy load for the Web platform

Ben Schwarz, the founder of Calibre takes a look into the new Chrome feature dubbed “Blink LazyLoad”. If this is the first you have heard about it, this is a great starting point. (calibreapp.com)

What Are Service Workers

Service workers allow developers to manage resource caching more efficiently so that users don’t experience interruptions even if they disconnect from the internet. This guide will explain how a service worker can propel your web app’s performance to new heights. (keycdn.com)

Slack Copywriting

If you have any input into copywriting these five techniques from Herbert Lui are great. (medium.com)

Putting DesignOps into play

An excerpt by Meredith Black of Pinterest, from DesignBetter.Co’s DesignOps Handbook. (medium.com)

Headless Chrome support in Cloud Functions and App Engine (google.com)

Tools / Resources

Artifacts – A Human-Centered Framework for Growing Ideas

A great concept by Nikolas Klein, Christoph Labacher and Florian Ludwig. The website is super awesome too. (artifacts.fyi)

An Event Apart – The conference for UX & front-end designers

Three days of design, code, and content for interaction designers and developers packed with tips, techniques, and insights—you’ll come away inspired! (aneventapart.com)

Switch font color for different backgrounds with CSS

Facundo Corradini looks at a pure CSS solution for making sure the text colour can accessibly adapt to the color of the background as it changes. (css-tricks.com)


Art of debugging with Chrome DevTools (medium.com)]12

The top 10 Static Site Generators (netlify.com)

Useful Puppeteer demos (github.com)

The React Episode (syntax.fm)


Remote Work & Digital Nomads Study 2018 (and.co)

Refreshing the Evernote Brand (medium.com)


Front End Developer and Designer at Dropbox

We are seeking an entrepreneurially-minded individual, who can act as both a designer and a front end engineer for our family of internal data-driven sales and customer insights products. (dropbox.com)

Lead Product Designer at Zendesk

If you are passionate about design and interested in helping us visualize the future of Zendesk, we would love to hear from you. You will be an integral part of the product design team working closely with other designers, product managers, engineers and UX researchers. (zendesk.com)

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