Mac and Me

So after many MANY years of mocking and undermining them, I am now the proud user of a MacBook Pro, for my sins. As the UX Architect/Engineer for my team I am tasked with a multitude of design related duties. Wireframes, site maps, mockups etc. The weapon of choice for the firm is the MBP with Sketch and Adobe CC. I am really liking Sketch as a tool and the difference in Adobe too. But most of all I love the speed and simplicity of the MacBook itself. Git, npm, bash all run insanely fast. Code seems to compile faster...

Reacting well

I was recently tasked with building a ‘dashboard’, something else to learn. So I hit my pluralsight tutorials and filled up on coffee. I also decided to take the plunge into the React world, as this is in vogue at the moment. Must say I am pleasantly surprised at how much I was able to achieve. I just need to get some actual data to use, then I can mock the heck out of this sucker. Also managed to spark an idea for a Motherwell FC related side project. Next challenge is to get my head around handling the data...