Working in tech and design requires constantly keeping up with the latest techniques, tools, technologies, and industry news. Here are a few of the things our team found useful over the last week.


How to test a design concept for effectiveness
Getting design concepts approved by stakeholders can be as difficult as designing itself. This article suggests utilizing testing to validate your designs.

Journey mapping for remote teams: a digital template
A handy template for creating a journey map!


Favorite “Build Your Own Website” companies
I came across this link while doing some research for a Shopify-related project I’m involved with. While I’m not an expert in any of these platforms, I found this to be a well-written and easy to understand comparison.

RailsConf 2019 – Rethinking the View Layer with Components by Joel Hawksley
Rails views have always been a bit of a personal struggle to manage. Github has over 4000 view templates and felt the same way so they created the View Component gem to get their views in order. You can learn more about it and how Github uses it via this talk at Rails Conf.
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