In the past few years there have been a lot of conversations about React and CSS. New tools and best practices are seeing the light of the day each week and I feel the need to present my own.

As a Front-end Architect focused on building maintainable and scalable design systems for companies around the globe, I see myself in the middle of those two worlds. I am working with React for the last 3 and a half years and is one of the fundamentals of a great Design System. At the same time, be able to deeply understand CSS…

It’s been almost 2 weeks since iotaCSS’s official launch. I can’t thank you enough for the honest and meaningful feedback so far. It was really helpful for planning and prioritizing the next steps.

In this post I would like to take some time and talk about several new features as well as some upcoming updates.

Setting up iotaCSS in less than 1 second

Introducing iotaPlate, iotaCSS’s boilerplate CLI. You can now be up and running with iotaCSS in, literally, less than 1 second.

Right now, iotaPlate does 3 things:

  • Installs iotaCSS for you
  • Generates the recommended file structure
  • Each module file contains all available options with explanatory comments…

iotaCSS is a framework I’ve been working on the last couple of years. After having several early adopters who used it to build their high scale products, I decided now is the right time to get it out of beta and share it with the rest of the world! Well, it was already public, but I didn’t promote it a lot.

A design agnostic framework

One of the most important features of iotaCSS, and the one I am most proud of, is that it’s design agnostic.

Over the last 7 years, I’ve spent most of my time working closely with designers. The most common…

Dimitris Psaropoulos

Co-Founder & CTO at Previously Design Systems Architect at Shopify.

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