Web Design Weekly #360

July 08, 2019 - Jake Bresnehan

Headlines

Chaos Design Adam Morse’s epic write up from a recent talk he gave. Grab a beer or a coffee and enjoy this wonderful thoughtful piece. (mrmrs.cc)

The World-Wide Work (vimeo.com)

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Articles

Why Did I Have Difficulty Learning React? Even though Jonathan Snook talks about React and the other technologies that are generally used with it, this is a very applicable story that we can all gain some inspiration from. (snook.ca)

How Google Pagespeed works It’s no secret that speed has become a crucial factor in increasing revenue and lowering abandonment rates. In this post, Ben Schwarz uncovers how PageSpeed calculates it’s critical speed score. (calibreapp.com)

How we built a component library that people enjoy using Chase McCoy shares some of the tools that his team used to build a component library that they all love using. (medium.com)

Frank Chimero on causing ‘good trouble’ Frank Chimero shares what he’s up to, how he feels about modern working and what he’s got in store next. (creativeboom.com)

Developing a Robust Font Loading Strategy for CSS-Tricks Great to get an insight into the super talented mind of Zach Leatherman on how he went about developing the font strategy for CSS-Tricks. (zachleat.com)

Choose Boring Technology (boringtechnology.club)

Tools / Resources

CSS Custom Properties In this article, Miriam Suzanne takes a deeper dive into the CSS Custom Properties for Cascading Variables. (smashingmagazine.com)

Components AI A new way to explore generative design systems (components.ai)

Sizzy The browser made for responsive design (sizzy.co)

CodeSandbox Templates (codesandbox.io)

The cost of JavaScript in 2019 (v8.dev)

Gatsby Theme Jam (gatsbyjs.org)

Inspiration

Figma’s Dylan Field on building design tools (dribbble.com)

The Designer’s Growth Model (medium.com)

Jobs

Product Designer at Visible We are looking for a high-impact product designer who is eager to take ownership of a product and continue to shape the complete user experience. You’ll join our product team and help drive our next phase of growth. (visible.vc)

Front-End Developer at Endo Enodo is looking for a talented front-end developer to join our fast-moving, lean product development team. (enodoinc.com)

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Last but not least…

User Inyerface – A worst-practice UI experiment (userinyerface.com)