Testing For Unforseen Visual Change
Paul contests that we should invest time to test for changes in our design systems codebase. 💯
How to create a front-end framework with Sketch
Seba goes through the parts of a product that could be required in a style guide and shows us how to do some of this in Sketch as well as mentioning things we should consider when making a front-end framework with Sketch.
Page Types For Your Pattern Library
Amalia discusses how we can look at page types to define how our design patterns work from a top-down approach as well as thinking about the bottom-up process.
👀 Interesting Reads
Anatomy of a Design System
I love how Nate has thought about what a Design System is and how to best show that easily. This is a great overview of all the who's, what's, and where's and how they're connected.
Maintaining our Pattern Library
Lee shares with us how they've set up Sketch, Folio, and Github to keep the sketch file of their pattern library in sync amongst the team.
Fractal + Heroku + Basic Authorisation
If you're using fractal for your component or pattern library (and I think you should, it's pretty amazing) then Paul walks us through how we can set it up with Heroku and basic authorisation if you want to limit who can see it.