1: When should I commit
2: Writing commit titles and descriptions — you’re here 📍

Writing commit titles and descriptions

There are two pieces to any commit in Abstract: the title (required) and the description (optional). …

1: When should I commit — you’re here 📍
2: Writing commit titles and descriptions

Before you commit

Once you’ve created a project and opened a branch where you can work on the design files, commits are how you save the history of that work to Abstract. …

1: Update from Master
2: Resolve merge conflicts
3: Cleaning up your branch — you’re here 📍

Now you’ve completed the update branch flow and you’ve brought in changes from master or the parent branch. However, your files might not be in a state to be merged to master yet…

1: Update from Master
2: Resolve merge conflicts — you’re here 📍
3: Cleaning up your branch

When you’re working together on designs, conflicts are natural — you can reduce how many you see, but it’s likely that you’ll still come across a few from time to time. …

1: Update from Master — you’re here 📍
2: Resolve merge conflicts
3: Cleaning up your branch

Abstract allows designers to work in the same projects or files in parallel by using branches. Since you and your teammates will be working on your own tasks at your own pace, each…

1: Before you branch
2: Working in a branch
3: Ready to merge — you’re here 📍

As we’ve been saying all along, it’s important to be thinking about merging before you even open a new branch. If you’re planning and being thoughtful ahead of time, things are more straightforward…

1: Before you branch
2: Working in a branch — you’re here 📍
3: Ready to merge

Once you get your branch created and named, working in a branch should feel pretty normal: You open your design files from Abstract by clicking `Edit` in your branch, then Sketch or Adobe…

1: Before you branch — you’re here 📍
2: Working in a branch
3: Ready to merge

Whether you’re brand new to Abstract (Welcome! 👋) or have been using it for some time, you may have questions about how to branch most effectively. Abstract, which is based on Git, leverages…

With the number of updates steadily rolling out to Adobe XD in 2019, it’s an inspiring time to be a designer — and now that Abstract is supporting XD files, it’s even more exciting.

I’ve been using Adobe XD on Mac and Windows since it was in beta in 2016…

Aayla Anderson

Product Design @ CircleCI. Adobe XD Ambassador. Freelance Designer & Illustrator. Lover of cats & books.

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