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Dylan Field |
New ways to create, collaborate, and share more openly
Live from Config 2020, here are all the new features from Figma
Students Who Design |
How Students Who Design set up Figma in their online classroom
In this guide, we’ll walk through how we onboard students, organize our files, teach classes, and provide project feedback with Figma for our online course.
Thomas Lowry |
Extend what’s possible with plugins for you and your team
Get inspired by plugin creators from Uber, GitHub, and Atlassian—see what's possible and start creating your own plugins.
Jonathan Widawski |
Test designs early and often with the new Maze integration
Now user testing is easier and faster with Figma and Maze’s new product integration.
John Firebaugh |
Post-mortem: Service disruption on January 21-22, 2020
The root cause of our recent service outage and our next steps
Clancy Slack |
Measuring the value of design systems
The data science team at Figma set out to find out just how much time (and money) could be saved when teams leverage a design system.
Sho Kuwamoto |
Design more, resize less, with Auto Layout
With Auto Layout buttons can resize with their text. Lists can rearrange themselves when items are moved around. And elements can be nested to create complex interfaces which respond to their content.
Thomas Lowry |
Opening up the data behind your design systems
Design System Analytics enables you to see library usage trends, compare libraries, and drill into component usage.
Dylan Field |
Beyond multiplayer: Building community together in Figma
Today we’re introducing two new spaces in Figma: The Figma Community and a redesigned Figma workspace.
Nikolas Klein |
Designing for top feature requests, like Smart Animate
Introducing Smart Animate and Drag, new prototyping features that will open the door to new transition possibilities in Figma.
Thomas Lowry |
Plugin Show & Tell—Some highlights
Get a sneak peak and in-depth look at new and upcoming plugins from 5 plugin developers.
Marcin Wichary |
An ode to OpenType: Fall in love with the secret world of fonts
In Figma you can now turn on additional ligatures, customize the style of digits, switch to alternative letterforms, and make use of adjustments available in many of today’s fonts.
Morgan Kennedy |
How Microsoft built plugins to improve their workflow
Discover how Microsoft customizes their processes with Figma Plugins to more seamlessly integrate their Fluent design system into their workflow and help designers be more efficient.
Samir Goel |
Keeping your data in Figma safe and secure: SOC 2 Type 2, SSO, and more
At Figma, security is part of everything we do. Learn more about our recent security improvements.
Thomas Lowry |
Plugins to help you design with real content
Bring your designs to life using real content (or your own!) with this collection of useful plugins
Thomas Lowry |
Design for everyone with these accessibility-focused plugins
Address accessibility challenges like color contrast and keyboard navigation with these helpful plugins.
Toni Gemayel |
How to wireframe
Learn when to create a wireframe, what goes into them, and how they can help you communicate and iterate on ideas with your team.
Thomas Lowry |
5 utility plugins to speed up your workflow
Check out these new plugins and see how you can start working more efficiently.
Sho Kuwamoto |
Automate work. Bring in real data. Extend what’s possible with Figma Plugins.
We're excited to introduce plugins to the entire Figma community. Today, the gates are open for anyone to use plugins built by our community and build your own plugins tailored to your workflow.
Morgan Kennedy |
Behind the Plugins: Jackie Chui, UX Designer @ Microsoft
Meet Jackie, a Figma API user from the start and Plugins beta user. Check out the useful tools he has been building for Microsoft and the broader community.
Morgan Kennedy |
Behind the Plugins: Matt DesLauriers, Generative Artist & Creative Coder
Check out the plugins Matt has been creating and learn about how he got into making generative art.