DEV Community

loading...
Cover image for What is your approach when it comes to design your app?

What is your approach when it comes to design your app?

iamarsenibragimov profile image Arsen Ibragimov ・1 min read

Hey, devs!

Today I want to share this with you. As a developer, I always struggle with design things. I saw only two options:

  1. Bootstrap wich is noice but not unique;
  2. Hire a designer to make the things done;

But! This time I found the way between those two and bought a ready to use template on ThemeForest. It saved me tons of hours and costs less than $20.

What about you? What is your approach?

✅ /done Make Seofy responsive and beautiful https://seofy.io

Discussion (6)

pic
Editor guide
Collapse
woubuc profile image
Wouter

I recommend the fantastic Refactoring UI book by Adam Wathan and Steve Schoger. It's full of tips, tricks & guides to turn your plain data into a beautiful UI relatively easily. It has helped me a lot in improving my designs, up to the point where I now actually enjoy working on design tasks.

Collapse
itsjzt profile image
Saurabh Sharma

Learned a lot of design from steve's tweets 😂

Collapse
tngeene profile image
Ted Ngeene • Edited

I'd say as a backend developer, I've been using templates from themeforest, colorlib...etc. but recently I've taken a keen interest in front end design and I've been trying to make my own templates. I've found that this gives me better control of the project. Normally I find inspiration from Pinterest, dribbble or random places on the internet. Check out this post I wrote I while back.

Collapse
itsjzt profile image
Saurabh Sharma

My way is "steal like an artist"

Collapse
muhimen123 profile image
Muhimen

Fake it until you make it

Collapse
leadersheir_ profile image
Warisul Imam

I browse Pinterest for inspiration and dope looking color schemes.