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Colin Devroe

Reverse Engineer. Blogger.

Rebuilding Slack.com

Mina Markham:

In August, we released a major redesign of slack.com, and we want to give you a peek behind-the-scenes.

She goes on to show tons of details on their latest redesign. There are several bits I found interesting such as their attention to accessibility, how they handle fall backs for IE11, and how they made responsive illustrations.

/via Brad Frost.

Release notes by Slack

Anna Pickard on Ev’s blog about Slack’s release notes:

That means if something was a massive pain in the peach, or made people’s lives just a little worse, we don’t splatter it with jokes and pretty words to try and hide it. We say sorry, thank people for their continued patience, and let them know we’re working hard, all the time, to improve things.

Read the entire post.

Slack’s release notes are informative, thorough, and easy to understand. The trend towards writing “funny” anecdotes in release notes makes my molars hurt.