April 19, 2016

Design Tooling With Solid & Atom (or, making the IDE our BFF)

Empowering designers with the means to code requires them to adopt development tools. Obviously, most development tools are built for engineers, but when designers code, coding tools are necessarily design tools and become fundamental to designers' process. That ultimately means that the text editor or IDE (Integrated Development Environment) becomes central to that workflow.

It's about time we treat the IDE as a design tool and begin to use it in ways that fit our processes as designers. Read the article on Medium.