👋 Bye bye Miro and Apple Music. Say hi with a beautiful smile | Edition #24

Hello folks, in this issue, we’ll look at…

  • Some advanced Figma tips to make a better Design System,
  • A lovely dentistry UX experience from the onboarding to booking,
  • Why Apple Music is so terrible
  • and much more…

🔪🩸The Miro Killer is here

Jade sent me this message about the new feature where you can import Miro boards directly into FigJam.

To be honest, other designers and I have been waiting for this for a long time. It’s pretty standard for tech companies to build “importers” to try to kill competitors.

FigJam isn’t on the same level as Miro (yet). There is still a need for better security controls and better integration with Google Forms and Typeform. There is a good chance that this will happen soon.

🥷 Mastering Components

You learned a lot about Design Systems in the bootcamp. However, to make this more complex, we will first need to incorporate some Base components within your library and use the. (dot) to hide it. 

Base components in action

👉 Having made better components, it’s time to use this plugin called Propstar, created by Wise, to arrange them on a beautiful table.

🦷 Smile: Tend – your new dentistry experience.

I don’t remember how I found this website, but maybe Google heard me saying I wanted to go to the dentist, and at some point, I came across it.

By researching the company further, you can see they created a completely different customer experience. Aside from a well-crafted user interface, the interior decoration, architecture, pricing transparency, and other aspects, you can see how they addressed numerous common pain points.

It’s a whole user experience redesigned.

Tend – Dental done differently

🍎 🎶 Apple UX problems

I tried using only Apple products for one week last year: Maps, TV, Music, you name it. Although I think Apple really needs UI Designers at the same level as the amazing industrial designers they have. Check out this article that outlines some of Apple Music’s potential improvements.

A gif displaying how navigation works in Apple Music on the desktop: Clicking on different items in the sidebar. Each item then shows a new page on the screen with its own back arrows in the top-left corner.

🚨 Hackathon Alert 🚨

Below are a bunch of upcoming hackathons! Check them out! Great experience and awesome prizes!

1️⃣ Polygon BUILD IT: Summer 2022 by Polygon
PRIZES: $500,000 in prizes
DEADLINE: Aug 1, 2022 @ 5:00pm EDT
THEMES: Blockchain, Gaming, Web
JOIN THE HACKATHON: https://bit.ly/buildit22b

2️⃣ DocuSign Good Code Hackathon by Docusign
PRIZES: $50,000 in prizes
DEADLINE: August 12 at 2:00pm PDT
THEMES: Mobile, Open Ended, Social Good
JOIN THE HACKATHON: https://bit.ly/goodcodeb

3️⃣ Wix DevCon Hackathon 2022 by Wix
PRIZES: $30,688 in prizes
DEADLINE: August 15 at 5:00pm EDT
THEMES: Gaming, Web
JOIN THE HACKATHON: https://bit.ly/devcon22b

4️⃣ Chirp Developer Challenge by Twitter
PRIZES: $520,600 in prizes
DEADLINE: Aug 19, 2022 @ 5:00pm EDT
THEMES: Social Good, Mobile, Web
JOIN THE HACKATHON: https://bit.ly/chirpchallengeb

5️⃣ Ripple CBDC Innovate by Ripple
PRIZES: $47,000 in prizes
DEADLINE: Aug 25, 2022 @ 2:00pm PDT
THEMES: Blockchain, Fintech, Social Good
JOIN THE HACKATHON: https://bit.ly/cbdc22b

6️⃣ Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative Global Hackathon by Amazon
PRIZES: $100,000 in prizes
DEADLINE: August 30 at 5:00pm EDT
THEMES: Social Good, Beginner Friendly, Open Ended
JOIN THE HACKATHON: https://bit.ly/asdi22b


Some of you have been asking about Atlanta, and I can tell you I’m really enjoying this town. But since we moved to Atlanta, who is missing the most the Latin vibe? My son Oscar. I asked him where he is living now, and he answered me: Atlanta ooh na-na. 🤣

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