How a small side project turned into something greater.
Except this time, I made sure I finished coding the site before committing to buy the domain. It’s called Malaysians Who Make 🇲🇾
COVID-19 happened. I was stuck at home and had a lot of free time. So I thought to myself, why not do something that I’ve always wanted to, but too afraid to?
Malaysians Who Make is a living directory of talented, passionate Malaysians who strive to build and create things. Here we have artists, comic artists, designers, data scientists, photographers, speakers, writers and more! For Makers, find like-minded people to connect with. Recruiters could find potential candidates for their next company. Event Organisers, Youtubers & Podcasters can use this to find the next guest/speaker! …
The fear of failure has haunted me since I was a kid. We live in a society where we were taught to follow the safest path to success — Study hard, attend a prestige university, graduate, get a high-paying stable job… Voilá! You’re now successful, you make your family proud!
But.. is that it? Is this my destined path? Does it come with a happiness guarantee?
I used to think that it takes days to animate icons and illustrations that works with native apps. I was wrong. You can now import Sketch layers into After Effects without redrawing everything in Adobe Illustrator, with the help of Lottie by Airbnb. How awesome is that?!
Here, I will try my best to explain in the simplest way possible to get things done. I’m fairly new to this but I thought I’d share some tips that might help others. 🙌
For this tutorial, I assume you already have Sketch & After Effects running in your computer, and you have basic knowledge of Sketch and After Effects. …