Weston Thayer

Portland, OR Product designer / developer Joined over 3 years ago

  • 2 stories
  • 87 comments
  • 126 upvotes
  • Posted to Abstract - Performance & Application Size, Jan 07, 2019

    If they are simply using Git under the hood, storing every single revision is exactly what it's doing. It's currently a foundational issue with Git. Git-lfs exists as a clunky workaround (but almost certainly wouldn't work with Abstract).

    1 point
  • Posted to Introducing Padding in Sketch with Anima, Oct 31, 2018

    Wow that was fast. Thank you!

    0 points
  • Posted to Golden Remote UX Design Job Opportunities, in reply to Jan Wennesland , Oct 30, 2018

    That all makes sense, thanks for answering my questions!

    1 point
  • Posted to Golden Remote UX Design Job Opportunities, Oct 29, 2018

    I am confused. Does this curate listings from all the job boards listed? What will entering my email address to get notified actually notify me of? What is a "golden remote"?

    1 point
  • Posted to Chill online meetup for Designers who code Front-End, Oct 17, 2018

    Sure

    1 point
  • Posted to Sketch 52 released, Oct 02, 2018

    We had an issue where text in symbols was showing up as a bulleted list. Heads up that they moved the list type options from the right sidebar to the Text menu at the top.

    0 points
  • Posted to Getting remote critique right, in reply to Luke Jones , Sep 06, 2018

    It's when you get feedback on a design asynchronously, not in real-time. For example, you might email a Google Doc to someone asking for their thoughts. They can comment when they have time, on their own schedule. I've done this with InVision, where people can add comments over a few day span.

    0 points
  • Posted to Getting remote critique right, in reply to Luke Jones , Sep 04, 2018

    Definitely fits in with my experience, nice work! Have you tried out async critiques at all?

    1 point
  • Posted to It’s time to meet Framer X, an advanced interaction design tool that’s easy for just about anyone to use., in reply to Itay Abraham , Jul 26, 2018

    IMO, Framer made it wayyyy easier to prototype using code than starting from scratch with HTML/CSS/JS. Sure, it's easy to get a basic webpage up, but what happens when you want live reloading? Need to find and add tooling. What happens when you want to be able to drag things around the screen? Either find a library or understand the web's low-level interaction APIs.

    Framer abstracted all of that into an IDE and API that was very easy to pick up and use compared to a "from scratch" approach.

    5 points
  • Posted to The Importance of Design QA in Digital Product Design, in reply to Jess Eddy , Jul 23, 2018

    I could see that working. I think PMs would miss a lot of the details, but the designer would catch them. The only downside is that it could be a lot of manual work, depending on how many pages you have to repeatedly do design QA on.

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