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Blog · Feb 4th, 2020

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Targeted extensibility: Lessons learned from building Atlaskit

Often when building a design system we face tension between consistent and resilient API’s that encapsulate valuable and reusable logic, and sufficient flexibility to ensure that our components can be customised to fit bespoke product use cases. Towing this line is difficult, and becomes more difficult as a design system scales. Charles uncovers some of the hard-learned lessons towing this line in React-Select, and Atlaskit – Atlassian’s Design System.

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