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💻 Start building your dream integration with the Abstract SDK
Back in November, we quietly announced the Abstract SDK—our open source web API and desktop CLI. Read more about what the Abstract SDK is and why we’re building it. Then get inspired by the projects Wix, Marvel, and Jelle Overbeek are already working on. Ask us any questions and…
🖼 Project Collections Gallery
We improved visibility for one of our most versatile features—with the Project Collections Gallery, you’ll spend less time searching for what you need and more time designing. If you haven't tried Collections yet, they have some pretty cool uses like 🎞️ replace slide deck…
🎉 Introducing Public Sharing 🔗
Teamwork makes the dream work. That’s why we’ve made it easier to collaborate with everyone who isn’t an Abstract user…yet. Introducing public sharing—take a peek and leave us a note ✍ More info on all the updates in our blog post and the release notes.
📣 Heads up!
We have downtime scheduled for Saturday, April 27 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm PT. During this time, web and syncing will be down for ~2 hours, but you can still continue to use the desktop client. We’ll be keeping our status page updated: https://status.goabstract.com/
Updates to improve the developer handoff process 🤝
We launched Inspect and Assets to ease the developer handoff process 🤝 Today we made a few small improvements that should make it even easier. In Inspect Options you can now toggle: • Measurement units between px, pt, and dp 📏 • Color formats between Hex, Hex (ARGB) and RGB 🎨…
🎉 New features, new funding
Introducing downloadable assets, Dark Mode 😎, emoji reactions 👀, SSO and Teams Sections (for Enterprise plans)...and some fresh funding to keep building the system of record for design. Read more about the new features, our decision to join the dark side, and a note from our…
Public Share Links 🔗 (Early Access)
Hey everyone, Public sharing is (almost) here: early access users can now share layers with collaborators who aren't part of the project in which that layer exists. This means you can share links to layers in private projects and even layers in completely different…
Abstract 73 🎉
• Support for Sketch 51, which launches later this week and brings (among other things) library support for text and layer styles • Automated flow for upgrading Sketch files to new Sketch versions, allowing us to get rid of a pretty rough flow we had in place when you're trying…
Introducing Comment Replies & Email Notifications
These are 2 features we've been wanting to build for a while. They might feel small, but both have a tremendous impact on the conversation that happens around design work. Email notifications being my personal favorite. I don't have to keep an eye on Slack when I'm away from my…
Abstract 0.70: Full Speed Ahead!
Our biggest release since launch, bringing you a streamlined navigation and new project overview. This release is all about removing friction, so you can work faster. From finding what you're looking for to creating new work to loading and syncing files, everything is faster…