Creative / Development Inspiration 66

React Storybook 5 dashboard

Website Inspiration

Start-up Calculator

This is a very different to my usual picks. This site helps work out how long it will take for you to turn a profit.

https://startupcalculator.co/

 

Designer Resources, Examples and Inspiration

Footers 101: Design Patterns and When to Use Each

Users use website footers, and yet the amount of design that goes into a footer in shockingly low. Next time, maybe consider your footer?

https://www.nngroup.com/articles/footers/

 

The myth that design systems solve easy problems

Design systems fix the common problems, not the easy ones. The are brilliant at ensuring the design process is faster, and smoother, but cannot be the everything solution.

https://amyhupe.co.uk/articles/the-myth-that-design-systems-solve-easy-problems/

 

How and why our Team created a Design Process

A simple aim:  “I wish we had more clarity around the process we use to take a product from idea to production”.

https://uxdesign.cc/how-and-why-our-team-created-a-design-process-5054899c1901

 

Please Stop Using These Tiny-Ass Fonts!

Drew Magary shares my opinions on small fonts. If the reader cannot read it, you have failed in your job. Always consider the end user and how the will view the text.

https://www.gq.com/story/please-stop-with-the-tiny-fonts

 

Development Snippets, Samples, and Articles

Storybook 5 – Released

Complete over-haul of the dev experience, a component library that is theme ready, and a new URL structure for the nice usability.

https://medium.com/storybookjs/storybook-5-0-db1d0f9c83b8

 

Unit Testing Components in React

Unit testing is a great discipline which can lead to 40%-80% reductions in production bug density.

https://medium.com/javascript-scene/unit-testing-react-components-aeda9a44aae2

 

A Bit of Everything

Asking Why instead of What when building great products

When working on a product for a long time, it is very easy to start seeing it as a set of features. As the team always works to get the next feature out, it becomes very common for people to forget the initial goal: solving users’ problem.

https://uxdesign.cc/asking-the-question-why-instead-of-what-when-building-products-9d0cb59b3039

 

Keyword Tool & Content Assistant

A new keyword finder for your brand. Find More Keyword Suggestions. Create Better Performing Content.

https://cognitiveseo.com/keyword-tool/

 

Lazzy

Need to resize, style and compress a folder of images? No time to send it through design? This is the tool for you!

https://beta.laazy.io/