Making Sketch collaboration better with Abstract
It happens all too often: you realize halfway through a project that part of your team has been working with an outdated Sketch file. Maybe you've tried adopting a stringent naming convention, or perhaps you're using Dropbox or Google Drive to manage files...
Intro to Sketch Libraries
Sketch 47 Beta introduces Libraries. You can now create master Symbols which can be shared between documents and teams for seamless collaboration. A Library is an ordinary Sketch document that contains these master Symbols. When any of the Symbols in the Library file are updated, documents containing instances of those Symbols will receive a notification that the instance can be updated.
Getting User Input for Your Sketch Plugin - Part II
Remember how we created a dialog window in part I of the series? Aah, those were the times. We created a dialog window, filled it with input fields and presented the dialog window to the user. We're not done yet though. We still have to process the data the user has filled out in our dialog window.
Harmonious Typography and Grids
What size should your fonts be? Do you need to use a grid? And what about vertical rhythm? In this post Zac Halbert outlines a process for answering all of those questions, speeding up the time it takes to arrive at consistent typography that matches your grid system, and minimizes thrashing.