Web Design Weekly #386

Written by Web Design Weekly / Original link on Apr. 28, 2020


The Decline of a Brilliant Young Coder

An epic read that dives in the the history of Lee Holloway. Lee was one of the main programmers that helped Cloudflare become Cloudflare.

The best documentaries for designers and artists

Webinar: Scaling Feature Flags Across Enterprise Development

Is your homegrown feature flag system struggling to keep up as you grow? Join our webinar to see the difference our flag management platform makes! Save My Spot (


An Introduction to Web Components

In this article, Caleb Williams discusses why Web Components are a great tool to deliver high-quality user experiences without complicated frameworks or build steps and that don’t run the risk of becoming obsolete.

Image Techniques On The Web

Ahmad Shadeed explains the various ways of including an image in your site with the addition to mentioning the advantages and disadvantages of each one, and the context of when and why to use each.

Inside a dev's mind - How do you plan a UI feature?

When developing a new feature many of us tend to open up our editor and jump into it instead of planning the architecture out first. Is this the best approach?

How to Create Custom WordPress Editor Blocks

Peter Tasker takes on the challenge of creating a custom block for the WordPress editor from scratch. If you are in the WordPress space this is worth a read.

Quibi App – the UX Review

Tools / Resources

Quickly open any GitHub repo in a CodeSandbox

This blew my mind a little. What an awesome feature CodeSandbox has built. I'm sure a lot of people will find this pretty handy.

Front-End Challenges

A collection of resources that might encourage you to level up by building things for the sake of leveling up.

Remix - React framework from the creators of React Router

Themer - generate matching themes for your apps

Incremental Builds in Gatsby Cloud

A simple touch-friendly JS gallery

Tailwind CSS v1.3.0

ZEIT is now Vercel


My New Website! Here are the deets

In the File: Giving Feedback Remotely


Lead Product Designer at Postlight

We're looking for a thoughtful and passionate Lead Product Designer to join our team. You will be a leader on the product design team, working directly with product managers and clients to solve big problems.

Product Designer at Canva

One of the principles of our design team is to ‘show the future’. As designers we transport the rest of the company into a future we’re yet to build. A big part of the role of a product designer at Canva is to be a visionary—visualising and reinventing the future of design.

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Last but not least…

98.css - A design system for building faithful recreations of old UIs.


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