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373: Designer or Developer?

November 18, 2020

This week, we discuss the career paths and tradeoffs for someone who wants to do both design and development. In The Sidebar, we recap the Mac event and share our first impressions of the new iPhones.

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In this week's Sidebar, we recap the One More Thing Apple event, talking all about the new Macs and M1 chip. We also give an updated review on the iPhone 12s, now that ours have arrived.

Follow up:

Main topic:

dluft asks: I’m a Graphic Designer who wants to grow in his career. I want to change my job to either Product Design or Development (unsure if front or back end.) How should I decide which path to go down?

Cool Things:

  • Brian shared Raycast. It's like Alfred, but designed for developers.
  • Marshall shared Indie Game Devlog, a YouTube series following Robert Thomson's design process for a new computer game. The art styled is inspired by Mobile Frame Zero.

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