UIEtips: Components Versus Patterns

Jared Spool

January 21st, 2015

In this week’s UIEtips, we reprint an article from Nathan Curtis. He shows us how patterns and components are different and what you should be building for your library.

Here’s an excerpt from the article:

For example, consider countless video players proliferating needlessly throughout the sections and contexts of a website: embedded in a product spotlight, a different player in a different spotlight, unique players in lightboxes & popups, new players for content from the training group, etc. Built by different teams at different times, the designs all play video amid UI controls with inconsistent behavior and appearance.

Read the article: Components Versus Patterns

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