The Art of Building Real-life Components

Ahmad Shadeed sweats the details to recreating the little component above, as found in Facebook’s Messenger.

In this article, I will show you a component that looks simple from the first glance, but there is a ton of work behind it.

As you can derive from the article’s length: the devil is in the details. You can get to a basic result really quickly, but most of your time will go to making it resilient, supporting RTL, implementing all variants, supporting Dark Mode, …

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Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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