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How To Make Life Easier When Using Git

by Shane Hudson

You don’t need to know your trees from your dangling blobs. If you use Git every day and feel like it’s a juggling act, then here are some tricks and tips to help make your life a bit easier.

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March 2020 • Shipping now

Ethical Design Handbook:
Leaving Dark Patterns Behind.

With practical techniques & strategies to make honest design work for digital products. Help your business grow sustainably — without dark patterns — and comply with GDPR and CCPA.

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Inayaili de León (@yaili) is a Design Producer at Github. Previously, she was a Senior Designer at Microsoft Developer Services where she worked on the design system for Azure DevOps. At Canonical, she led the team creating the Vanilla design system. Inayaili shares her knowledge speaking at conferences and writing for well-known online publications and on her own blog. She also wrote the books Moving to Responsive Web Design and Pro CSS for High Traffic Websites. Thank you for everything you do for the web community, dear Inayaili!

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Design Systems

Meet Design Systems, a recent Smashing book in which Alla Kholmatova explores how to set up an effective design system to create great digital products. With common traps, gotchas and lessons learned.

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