Monthly Archives: July 2023

Job: freelance Svelte developer

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Hey all, my bootstrapping journey is reaching an exciting point where we are able to provide real value to designers with the Obra Figma plugins, starting with the Screenshot to Layout plugin. To bring things over the finish line, I am looking for a Svelte developer with (some) design chops to develop and fine tune […]

Figma – Screenshot to Layout plugin (2)

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I am working on my plugin to build a layout from a screenshot. What does it do? Select an image in Figma, run the plugin command “Screenshot to Layout”, and then see a Figma layout appear with editable text. What is it for? Useful to quickly start working on a new design based on a […]

Figma plugins

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Just some plugins that have been of use lately. General Navigate multiple siblings Downsize Development of plugins Debugger Node decoder Figlet

An intro to building Figma plugins (2)

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In the previous tutorial, we ended with 2 rectangles. The second building block that’s good to learn about is rendering text to the canvas. Working with text is its own challenge in Figma, because there are a lot of edge cases. The first thing to understand is that a font needs to be loaded in […]

An intro to building Figma plugins (1)

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In this blog post series I would like to give an introduction to building Figma plugins. We will be learning using a series of “building blocks” and then turn it into a real plugin in the end. In this first tutorial we will be looking at the most basic of basics: creating a rectangle. We […]

Figma: screenshot to layout plugin

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The first thing I am building in my bootstrapping journey is a Figma plugin to turn a screenshot into an editable layout. You have a Figma plugin: Imagine you take this screenshot: And then when you process your image, you get this editable layout: This way, as a designer, if somebody hands you something to […]