Curated weekly by the product, design and development teams at Revelry.co.
Design Systems are for People
Simply one of the best things you'll read in a long time."Why do we do what we do? Why are we into this stuff? Why is this important to us?"Drawing on countless examples and inspiration, including major lessons from The Founder, Jina Anne shares her full presentation given at Design Systems Coalition NYC. "But who are using those products? Users. Customers. People. That is why we do this. Our purpose is for people."
MakeAppIcon iOS and Android app icons generator
Laura, our Director of Design, says the desktop app is "totally worth the tenner." "I really like being able to throw multiple app icon options into the app at the same time so I can compare."
The Bus Factor: Life for Open-Source Projects After a Developer's Death
Open-source software is increasingly popular, but some modules rely on just a single developer. What happens when they die?Things to think about.
Using a React 16 Portal to do something cool
React 16 is here, and one of the more interesting additions is ‘Portals’.<MyWindowPortal> is a little bit special. Let's find out why.
Creating a clone of Typeform with Elm and Tachyons
Improving your skills by creating clones: a complete walk through.
Cheap User Research
Asking questions that center around Leanness, Documentation, Empathy, Harm, Quality, Beauty and Buy In - how to come to an agreement on the value and methods in user research.
The Difference Between Amateurs and Professionals
Some pretty amazing observations in here. You may want to bookmark this one, and consider each bullet point on a week by week basis for some introspection.One favorite:
"Amateurs see feedback and coaching as someone criticizing them as a person. Professionals know they have weak spots and seek out thoughtful criticism."
THE REVELRY BLOG
Influencing Your Team to Ship Better Code (When you aren't the boss)
Even without the organizational power to do it, you can be a guiding influence on your team. Our VP of Engineering, Robert, walks you through when to understand that code quality is secondary, and when to advocate for higher standards.
Why Team Building is a Great Practice and a Solid Sales Strategy
Max started the Revelry Lunch Train. He shares how it enhances his ability to expand our partnership opportunities and why it's simply a really good practice.
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