DiscoverFrontend GreatnessLayouts and Spacing with Mark Dalgleish - Part 1/2
Layouts and Spacing with Mark Dalgleish - Part 1/2

Layouts and Spacing with Mark Dalgleish - Part 1/2

Update: 2021-02-24
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Mark Dalgleish, the co-author of CSS-modules, who currently works at SEEK building Playroom and frontends with the Braid Design System, joins A-P Koponen on the Frontend Greatness podcast to talk about "Layouts and Spacing". The episode is split into two parts for easier listenability.



In part 1:

- What is the goal of a good layout and spacing system?

- Best practices for layouts and spacing.



In Part 2:

- Layout Components you should use in your everyday work.

- How to get started with layout components and consistent spacing.

- Mark's thoughts on going from good to great as a frontend developer.



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Social

- Mark's Twitter: https://twitter.com/markdalgleish

- A-P's Twitter: https://twitter.com/apkoponen



Show Notes

- Capsize: https://seek-oss.github.io/capsize/

- Braid Design System: https://seek-oss.github.io/braid-design-system/

- "Margin is like side-effect" -tweet: https://twitter.com/wongmjane/status/1242370883320049664

- Tailwind's Spacing Scale: https://tailwindcss.com/docs/customizing-spacing

- Mark's talk on design best practices: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxbc3wAztl0

- Chakra UI's layout components: https://chakra-ui.com/docs/layout/aspect-ratio



Mark's Recommendations

- Build something in the open.

- Talk in a meetup or conference.

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Layouts and Spacing with Mark Dalgleish - Part 1/2

Layouts and Spacing with Mark Dalgleish - Part 1/2

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