Be nice. Or else.
Designer & Front-end Developer Joined about 3 years ago
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That's a delicious font pairing
Yeah good point! I love competition and I was mostly complaining about all the designer news posts, articles, listicles, press releases, and medium posts over the past few years about the KILLER prptotyping app that you HAVE to learn to be a good designer.
So all the time I spent learning Framer, Figma, Invision, Marvel, XD, Principle, Proto.io, Prott, Flinto and Pixate was for nothing?!?1!!
Yeah sorry I deleted my Twitter account
Awesome work! I have used this CSS library to make a CodePen that imitates the functionality of the Instagram app:
TL;DR: Competition is good.
The tool and service fragmentation in the UI/UX sphere is a sign of greater competition and more options than ever before. This increased competition has driven the quality of all these tools way up and has driven the prices to a much more affordable level. In regards to the Dark Sketch theme, the $8 price was infinitely more expensive than what people are used to paying for Sketch plugins; which is $0. This isn't a bad thing obviously it's just that I personally found it way above my price expectations for Sketch on top of the paid software.
The darkest timeline would be Adobe gaining 100% market share as a monopoly power in the design market and then being able to charge $150 a month as their is no alternative option. Currently we have all the aforementioned tools plus Affinity Designer, Figma, Invision, Marvel, Webflow, Bjango's upcoming tool, Subform, and a trillion other prototyping tools which fill and experiment with a certain niche all fighting it out and vying for the limited amount of money (or time) people are willing to spend on new tools.
I'm also a front-end developer and it is magic that all the tools I do pay for a have an almost as good free alternatives:
The highly competitive market and the right incentive structure has led the market to create open source software that is perfectly solid and sold for free.
What a time to be alive.
Just choose Craft CMS everytime <3
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