Luka Smolčić

Luka Smolčić

Frontend Developer

7 articles

Design, Frontend, Mar 22, 2023 - 7 min read

Reasons to build and maintain your own UI libraries

Luka will try to make a case for building your own components instead of relying on popular open-source libraries.

Backend, Frontend, Dec 15, 2022 - 3 min read

Transforming the Sylius Admin experience with Sylify

Introducing the new and improved admin bundle that is restyled with Bootstrap instead of SemanticUI and designed to deliver a superior user experience and enhanced accessibility to Sylius admin panel.

Frontend, Aug 29, 2021 - 7 min read

The shape of a design system

For a design system to really work, designers and devs need to collaborate in making design decisions, patterns and other elements defined and documented.

Frontend, May 27, 2020 - 7 min read

I was wrong about utility-first CSS and here is why!

All of the tooling and the best practices in a field always rely on some basic underlying assumptions, and if those basic assumptions are challenged, everything built on top of them can crumble very fast.

Locastic, Feb 24, 2020 - 4 min read

User Interface as a function of data

Try to see past the obvious and notice the underlying data in your app or a small piece of user interface.

Locastic, Oct 25, 2019 - 6 min read

Modern WordPress boilerplate setup

Take a look at a custom component based starter-theme for developing WordPress based websites.

Frontend, May 2, 2019 - 7 min read

Thinking in components

Examining the various benefits of working with component based architecture on the frontend