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Modular Web Design: Creating Reusable Components for User Experience Design and Documentation by Nathan Curtis

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Chapter 11. Build

You’ve identified all the components. You’ve organized them into categories, prioritized what needs to be built first, assigned names and IDs. You’ve got templates created, conventions established, and designers at the ready. Now it’s time to build the library!

The process of building a component library includes the following:

  • Clarifying contributor roles

  • Transforming templates into build file(s) suitable for building and maintaining components

  • Assigning, building, reviewing, and refining each component

  • Assembling collections of predefined pages and elements

  • Packaging templates, components, pages, and element libraries for distribution

Roles

Building a component library requires a standard set of roles to ensure that you know who is ...

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