Monthly Archives: August 2023

Bootstrapping update (2)

- Posted in build-in-public figma

Today I want to talk about why it’s probably not that interesting to release Screenshot to Layout to the public, even though I put a lot of effort into it in the month of July. I am not saying I won’t ever release it, but it needs to be part of a bigger plan. In […]


- Posted in build-in-public figma figma-plugins

Yesterday I de-listed my plugin from the Figma community, before I even had my first user. One week before, I happily pushed the publish button and set a price tag of $20. I was proud to have made something worth charging for, but the whole week it was nagging in my head how it was […]

Screenshot to Layout Pro: released!

- Posted in bootstrap figma figma-plugins

The first version of my Figma plugin Screenshot to Layout Pro has been released. Use Screenshot to Layout to generate editable text from a screenshot. If you have any questions, or would like to request a trial, don’t hesitate to contact me at . Check it out on the Figma community Edit: The plugin […]

A bootstrapping update

- Posted in bootstrap figma

Over the past month I’ve been on a little indie hacker journey, where I built my first freemium plugin for Figma: Screenshot to Layout. Essentially it’s an OCR plugin: it recognizes text from screenshots and renders it back to Figma. In my first version, I used a file input. I felt I had a nice […]