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Taking Pattern Libraries To The Next Level

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    No thorough conversation about the front end today can end without mention of pattern libraries. Sometimes a pattern library appears in the form of a liv...

Making And Maintaining Atomic Design Systems With Pattern Lab 2

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  The benefits of UI design systems are now well known. They lead to more cohesive, consistent user experiences. They speed up your team’s workflow, allowing you to launch more stuff while saving huge amounts of time and money in the proces...

Designing Modular UI Systems Via Style Guide-Driven Development

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  Using a style guide to drive development is a practice that is gaining a lot of traction in front-end development — and for good reason. Developers will start in the style guide by adding new code or updating existing code, thereby co...

Creating A Living Style Guide: A Case Study

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  Living style guides are an important tool for web development today, especially in large, complex web applications. They help document styles and patterns, keep designers and developers in sync, and greatly help to organize and distill comp...

Introducing iframify

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Hugo Giraudel writes up why he created iframify, a script which grabs a DOM node and wraps it in an <iframe>. It’s a nifty tool for displaying components in a style guide at a certain width and effectively faking element queries. An iframe bein...

Clarity 2016 Wrapup

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My writeup of Clarity conference (the recent conference about style guides). Not comprehensive notes, just the things that resonated with me. Direct Link to Article — Permalink Clarity 2016 Wrapup is a post from CSS-Tricks