Style Guides

How to Do Code Reviews Like a Human (Part One)

Lately, I’ve been reading articles about best practices for code reviews. I notice that these articles focus on finding bugs to the exclusion of …

Programming

Sketch Libraries & Abstract: Per-project Libraries – Abstract

How To Start Using Sketch Libraries Today<p>Setting up Sketch Libraries in Abstract<p>To use a file inside Abstract as a Sketch Library file, just …

Digital Design

10 Ways for Designers to Woo Developers

Hey designers, are you driving your developer peers crazy?Chances are that you have some habits that don’t translate particularly well to code, and …

Web Design

Collective #355

Inspirational Website of the Week: Peter Van AlphenAn interesting navigation with lots of attention to detail. Our pick this week. Get inspired <br>Our …

JavaScript

How Your Style Guide Makes or Breaks Your Cannabis Brand

Imagine you’re a caterer and have the biggest wedding of your career this weekend. You ask 100 employees to bake you a vanilla cake with vanilla …

Cannabis

Why Is Whiskey Spelled Differently in Different Countries?

2 minute Read<p>In a single story about whiskey, you may see it spelled with and without an “e.” It might seem confusing, but whiskey (and whisky) …

Drinking

My Fall Style Guide: Texture, Intention, and a Little Gold for Good Measure

I will forever gravitate towards interesting patterns and textures when it comes to design. So, it’s no surprise that both are playing a part in my …

How-To's

Major Vintage Find: Pro Sports Uniform Trading Stickers

Every Sunday, Brinke Guthrie sends me his weekly “Collector’s Corner” column, and each Monday morning I edit it. I enjoy seeing all of the vintage …

Fashion Journalism

5 ways for content marketers to collaborate better with designers

In the battle between content marketers and designers, each side strongly believes that what they do is the most important and that <i>their</i> work should …

Digital Marketing

Cider Association Issues Official Cider Style Guide

The hope is that clearly delineated styles will advance the cider dialogue amongst consumers and within the industry.<p>Though the first innovative …

How-To's

Design Systems vs. Pattern Libraries vs. Style Guides – What’s the Difference?

You’ll often see the terms design system, pattern library, and style guide used interchangeably. The three concepts are connected but definitely not …

Digital Design

The Atlassian Design System: Creating Design Harmony at Scale

When Atlassian expanded their focus on design in 2012, Jürgen Spangl was hired as the new Head of Design. One of the first projects he initiated was …

Web Design

Thinking about design patterns – Muzli -Design Inspiration

At Avocarrot, we are in the middle of building a very challenging product — a brand-new one. Obviously, I cannot share a lot, but I can share this: …

UX Design

Daily briefing: Macron’s bold reforms, Yellen warns and Vegas

<b>Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here</b><p>Emmanuel Macron has presented a cascade of initiatives to overhaul the EU, urging the bloc to be “bold” …

Emmanuel Macron

Orwell was not always right: in defence of the passive voice

“Never use the passive where you can use the active.” So goes one of George Orwell’s best-known admonitions in his essay “Politics and the English …

Grammar

Daily briefing: NK accuses Trump; Puerto Rico crisis; the great firewall

<b>Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here</b><p>North Korea accused Donald Trump of declaring war on the country and warned that Pyongyang might shoot down …

North Korea

True path to become a JavaScript Ninja — I

JavaScript is everywhere in the world now, dominating all other programming languages. A lot of developers are moving towards javascript and our …

JavaScript

7 Things I Wished Designers Did More of When Working with Developers

Collaboration between designers and developers is essential for creating great products. Every company has different organizational structures for …

UX Design

Stop Using ‘Forgiving’ to Describe Clothes

Because really, what does my body have to apologize for?<p><i>This story originally appeared in Racked’s daily newsletter. Want more news from Racked?</i> <i>Sign up for our newsletter here</i>.<p>Part of my job at Racked is to copy-edit our text across all platforms and maintain our style guide. Might sound a little …

The style guide for the contemporary man

The style guide for the contemporary man<p>Whether or not you have a keen interest in fashion, it’s something you can’t escape. There are always some …

Clothing

The Missing Introduction to Angular and Modern Design Patterns

<b>Angular</b> (<i>aka Angular 2, 4…</i>) is a new framework completely rewritten from the ground up, replacing the now well-known AngularJS framework (<i>aka Angular</i> …

JavaScript

The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

Steff isn't a millionaire, <i>yet</i>, but she's a coder interested in investments. Here's her take on how to become a millionaire.<p>An in-depth tutorial on …

Programming

The Future of Brand, Tech and Business is Experience

If you’ve never attended the Next Conference in Germany, plan for the next event. It combines elements of SXSW in a festival, city-wide format where …

UX Design

How to Outsource Your Content Marketing While Still Maintaining Quality

Content marketing is massive.<p>If you really want to reach a lot of readers, your content production has to be massive. Think social media posts, blog …

Digital Marketing

Brewing Outside the Lines

As craft beer fans, we have our favorite beer styles; as brewers, we often work to perfect our own versions. Somewhere out there is the ideal German …

Beer Festivals

How UI Component Architecture Can Solve Organizational Problems

UI components are a deceptively hard problem. It seems just a matter of picking a UI framework or iterating on some design mocks and everything …

JavaScript

Google publicly releases internal developer documentation style guide

When people think of contributing to either a closed or open source project, they often imagine needing the knowledge of coding. Actually, there are …

How-To's

Google publishes its documentation style guide for developers

Documentation is often an afterthought — especially for open-source projects. That can make it harder for newcomers to join a project, for example, and sometimes badly written documentation is worse than having no documentation at all. To help developers write better documentation, Google this week …

How-To's

Non-invasive Pretty Printing of R code • styler

Introduction<p>Welcome to the website of the Google Summer of Code 2017 project <b>Non-invasive source code formatting</b>, a source code formatter for the R …

Python Programming