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2005 - 2021

Shopify and GitLab: Automatic theme deployment

January 17th, 2021 #

How to deploy Shopify themes automatically

This tutorial walks you through how to set up a development, staging, and production environment for your Shopify theme. On top of that, you’ll use GitLab to track changes and auto-deploy the theme using a GitLab CI pipeline. 10/10 would recommend.

React for Design

July 1st, 2020 #

React for Design

There’s a lot you can do with React that would be difficult with a traditional design application. This course teaches designers how to get started with React.

Linear - Issue tracking

July 1st, 2020 #

Linear: The issue tracking tool you’ll enjoy using

Linear helps streamline software projects, sprints, tasks, and bug tracking. It’s built for high-performance teams.

JetBrains Mono

April 7th, 2020 #

JetBrains Mono

JetBrains Mono is a free, open-source monospace typeface made specifically for developers. It features increased height for better reading and includes 138 code-specific ligatures. With four weights (and matching italics), your code will never look better.

How to say no

April 6th, 2020 #

How to say no

How many times have you found yourself committing to a meeting, a project, or an event simply because you didn’t know how to say “no”? If you struggle with this, these templates from How to say no can help you say no succinctly and definitively. A personal favorite template of mine is, “How to say no to doing free work“.

Styling emails for Dark Mode

March 5th, 2020 #

Styling emails for Dark Mode

Email has always been tricky, and with the addition of Dark Mode in macOS and iOS, we now have to account for two contrasting interfaces. This article shows you how to support both Light and Dark Mode to ensure your emails look great no matter what.

Room Fifty

February 26th, 2020 #


RoomFifty sells affordable, museum-quality prints by 50 of the best illustrators and designers in the world. Their standard prints start at £20 and are printed on premium heavyweight art paper. They give 50% of the profit back to the artists and they ship internationally—not too shabby.

Dark Mode vs. Light Mode

August 20th, 2019 #

Dark Mode vs. Light Mode

In people with normal vision (or corrected-to-normal vision), visual performance tends to be better with light mode, whereas some people with cataract and related disorders may perform better with dark mode. On the flip side, long-term reading in light mode may be associated with myopia.

From Twitter

Friday Finds #25: This week I share how storytelling can improve UX, the state of JS in 2020, and a look behind the scenes at Gumroad. Art by the never dull Bl.ndesigner.


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