Published on May 31, 2017 by Chrome

Welcome to Designer vs. Developer, a show that tries to solve the challenges faced in the industry by opening a conversation between the two, providing take aways, solutions to workflows, tools & discussions on everyday struggles.

This week Mustafa speaks to Surma, a Developer Advocate on the Google Developer Relations Team, about whether the design tools we use are fit for purpose and how Dash Elements (now renamed to ‘HowTo: Components’) will help educate designers and developers about important topics like accessibility.

You can listen to an extended version of our conversation downloading our podcast
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Read our blog post here:
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Lean more about the subjects mentioned in our video –
Auto Layout for Sketch –
animaapp.github.io/Auto-Layout/

‘Dash Elements’ has been renamed to ‘HowTo: Components’ –
github.com/GoogleChrome/howto-components/

Accessibility best practice –
developers.google.com/web/fundamentals/accessibility/

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24 Comments on "Building New Tools for Designers and Developers — Designer vs. Developer #6"

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Mr Grimod
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Mr Grimod
2 months 12 days ago

The good old game.

Michael Zorn
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Michael Zorn
2 months 12 days ago

just design in browser and stop relying on developer to come up with markup

Bob Frankston
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Bob Frankston
2 months 17 days ago

Thanks for the lesson. That said, I'm still annoyed at putting so much (English) semantics in the tags instead of taking an approach akin to CSS with the semantic marking as attributes.

Ondřej Pokorný
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Ondřej Pokorný
2 months 18 days ago

"We're not there yet" and we (hopefully) never will be. Tech won't stop evolving for us to catch up with it. The moment web catches up, some other technology will be ahead of it.

Mustafa Kurtuldu
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Mustafa Kurtuldu
2 months 18 days ago

Many thanks for your comments 🙂 We are trying to talk about conceptual things and concerns but at the same time offer advice and solutions. But these conversations are like tech. They never stop evolving for us to catch up with them 😉

Ondřej Pokorný
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Ondřej Pokorný
2 months 18 days ago

Oh, this "there". 🙂 Yeah, we will definitely get there and I'm sure by then we'll be talking about how our tools don't reflect the different FOVs / device texture processing power / whatnot. :)BTW, I really like your show. Always a pleasure to stop for a while and think about well thought out and articulated questions and answers.

Mustafa Kurtuldu
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Mustafa Kurtuldu
2 months 19 days ago

Great point, I suppose some of us want to feel like we get to a place where we were 10 years ago with Flash where everything seemed possible creatively speaking.

Surma
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Surma
2 months 19 days ago

Hey everyone! Just a heads up: The link to WebFundamentals in the HowTo Components repository gives a 404 because the section hasn’t launched just yet. It‘ll launch within the next few days so stay tuned!(Or, you know, follow @DasSurma on Twitter to get a timely tweet once we do launch ^^)

Surma Surma
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Surma Surma
2 months 19 days ago

We just launched the section o/

Henry Postulart
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Henry Postulart
2 months 19 days ago

Why the hell do you include fundamental links that return a 404??????

Henry Postulart
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Henry Postulart
2 months 19 days ago

Mustafa Kurtuldu Thanks.

Mustafa Kurtuldu
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Mustafa Kurtuldu
2 months 19 days ago

Sorry about that, the name of the project changed hence the 404. It should be fine now though; github.com/GoogleChrome/howto-components/

Paul Newton
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Paul Newton
2 months 19 days ago

Her'es how to always deliver pixel perfect websites: Serve a static image of the design. Then stop using misguided design fad terminology.

chaosmonster
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chaosmonster
2 months 19 days ago

Dash element link on github is a 404 page 🙁

Mustafa Kurtuldu
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Mustafa Kurtuldu
2 months 19 days ago

Sorry about that, the name of the project changed hence the 404. It should be fine now though; github.com/GoogleChrome/howto-components/

dan yang Fatimah Imah
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dan yang Fatimah Imah
2 months 19 days ago

ini

Google Chrome Developers
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Google Chrome Developers
2 months 19 days ago

Thanks for letting us know. This should now be fixed.

adrkha powerpoint
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adrkha powerpoint
2 months 19 days ago

فيديو جميل، لكن نريد فيديوهات باللغة العربية ان أمكن

011azr
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011azr
29 days 9 hours ago

كتبت هذا فقط لجعل نفسي تبدو وكأنني أستطيع أن أتكلم العربية. الضحك بصوت مرتفع.

adrkha powerpoint
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adrkha powerpoint
2 months 19 days ago

Mustafa Kurtuldu شكراً 😀

Mustafa Kurtuldu
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Mustafa Kurtuldu
2 months 19 days ago

إن شاء الله، يوم واحد في المستقبل

Samuel Oloruntoba
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Samuel Oloruntoba
2 months 19 days ago

Another cool episode

Mustafa Kurtuldu
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Mustafa Kurtuldu
2 months 19 days ago

Many thanks

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