It has been argued that UX standards are just a seductive fantasy. No matter what we do, our carefully-crafted libraries and templates seem inevitably doomed, sacrificed to one-off solutions pushed live in the name of "Agile." Yet we, as designers, continue to find ourselves spending countless hours re-explaining basic interactions and citing best practices. Inevitably, someone will suggest the development of site-wide standards…
And the process begins again.
This session will present Style Frameworks, a new standards format designed to break this cycle. Style Frameworks consolidate visual and coding standards from marketing, user experience and engineering into a single, unified source supported by the entire company. This step-by-step walkthrough will cover everything required to create and effectively maintain a Style Framework. In the end, attendees will be provided a link to download a sample Style Framework they can freely modify and implement right away.