Linking patterns allows us to give our users a real feeling for how the website is going to work, on real devices, which things like InVision can never do. Here's some simple approaches.
When using the flex shorthand, you cannot use % for flex-basis if using calc.
A simple request: we need an 'Add to Calendar' widget to add our events to Google Calendar, iCal, and Outlook. Simple (once I had completed it!).
I'm often asked about Parkrun (in Portumna, Galway specifically), so here's a brief outline.
Not exhaustive, not fully-fleshed out, but here's a braindump on what I believe helps sustainable front-end development. Oh, and there's 12 tips, so you can ignore the two controversial ones if you want!
Anyone who knows me as a front-end developer, knows how much I dislike InVision (though really, it's all those type tools - Zeplin, SketchCloud, Figma, etc). I might keep a little archive of my tweets about it here.
Sketch file complaining that it is missing fonts? Need to have Ionicons installed on your system so you can see what icons are being used in Sketch? Read on my friends...
I have a card component with a title, image, text, and link. How come all my card variants are inheriting all the values from the default one? Short answer, you don't. It's a feature, not a bug.
What would make for a first-class, enterprise-ready, front-end development team?
Responsive images in PatternLab get a bit of a bad rap sometimes, because they are tricky to have in PL and Drupal. Here's my "easy way" of achieving it.