66 – Helping Visual Brands Build Online Systems with James Stone

In this episode we get to speak with independent design systems engineering consultant James Stone. We discuss James’s beginnings programming BASIC on his Atari in second grade and how it fanned the flame of his love for design & development. Then we talk about how James is now helping visual brands build online systems, and the narrative of that engagement. We also discuss his array of courses and his mission to bring Design Systems Engineering to enterprises of all sizes. We also talk about James’s contributions to the ZURB Foundation framework and his role as an Adjunct Professor at the School of Visual Arts at Penn State.

About James

My passion is Design Systems Engineering where I work at the intersection of fast-paced design and development teams. Unlike other online course experts, I am an award-winning web designer, a top contributor to the ZURB Foundation framework, and an Adjunct Professor at the School of Visual Arts at Penn State.

For the past 4 years I have worked as a Design Systems Engineer helping agencies, enterprises and startups to build out beautiful, performant front-end code and systems. This course is part of my mission to bring Design Systems Engineering to enterprises of all sizes.

“My goal is to assist web professionals wanting to work in the intersection between Design and Engineering a way to bootstrap their education and career.”

Cite – https://www.jamesstone.com/box-model-aha-moment/

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46 – Music, Atomic Design & Sharing Your Knowledge with Brad Frost

In this episode we get to speak with Web designer, developer, consultant, speaker and writer: Brad Frost. We discuss Brad’s passion for music and review his new Behringer X32 RACK Digital Mixer. Brad also shares the story behind the iconic space helmet, and reveals the future friendly connection.

Brad is a web designer, speaker, writer, and consultant located in beautiful Pittsburgh, PA. He’s passionate about creating Web experiences that look and function beautifully on a never-ending stream of connected devices, and is constantly tweeting, writing and speaking about it. He’s the author of Atomic Design, and has also helped create several tools and resources for web designers, including This Is Responsive, Pattern Lab, Styleguides.io, WTF Mobile Web, and Mobile Web Best Practices.

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35 – Forking-up to Atomic Design & Spooning-up to Atomic Components w/ Sr JS Developer Joey Di Nardo

In this episode we talk to Senior JS Developer, Joey Di Nardo. We talk about his beginnings in computational musicology, his middle school programing in Unreal Engine as a Jedi Knight, to his current love for JS development. We also go into his build of Atomic Components: a conceptual fork of the Atomic Design principles established by the team behind Patternlab.io, designed to facilitate the creation and management of data-rich, scalable web and mobile applications.

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