How to build good tools
Hello there, I have always been fond of developer/designer tools and have my own ideas that I'd like to try building. That said I feel that building everything from scratch seems wasteful (though educational) and I was wondering what are seminal books on building ui that I might…
How do you deal with (global) application state?
We've been doing React apps for over three years, and that question never gets old! It's incredible how far the community has come and all the great solutions we've seen so far. I got asked that again today and decided to record a little session exploring some of the options out…
Making interfaces should be intuitive
We believe every team member should be able to contribute to the final product. We want to give designers a shot at making real interfaces and as a result, lower the cost of change for product teams. We started by re-defining front-end development standards and making layout…
A walk through Views Tools core open source morpher
We've come a long way with Views over the last few years, and I'm thrilled to all the support we've been getting from our small but growing community. As we're getting more people contributing Views Tools core open source morpher, I figured it was about time we did a proper…
Production Design will be the next big thing in product delivery!
The reality: Innovation speeds up - companies are required to innovate as quickly as possible. More features, more products, shorter decision loops User expectations only grow - Higher quality requirements force product teams to cut the scope, grow the team, or introduce new…
The simplification of props
In a few hours we'll be releasing a new syntax for props in Views that link them strongly with their default values. Before the changes, defining a test (or fake) value to a prop was done through FakeProps like this: After it, it's done this way: …
Quick overview on how to implement a feature in Views
Hey Vincent, I hope this top level overview will answer questions you asked me earlier on: 1. How my distributed teams can benefit from Views? 2. What about other designers, those who don't have front-end experience, how can they contribute? …
Why do we use Views?
Four years ago, there were no tools that would let us, a designer and a developer, build a product together. Independently, we could produce deliverables that we would hand off to each other back and forth. However, the implementation rarely matched the design. In our silos,…