12 User interface and design system

This chapter covers:

  • Examining how a design system can help deliver a consistent experience to your users
  • Developing a design system and how it can affect the autonomy of the micro frontends teams
  • Technical challenges when building a pattern library that should be technology-agnostic
  • Distinguishing if a component should go into the central pattern library or stay under a product team’s control

In a micro frontend architecture, every team builds its part of the frontend. A team can plan, build, and ship new features without talking to its neighbors. But how do you deliver a consistent look and feel for the user? The different frontends should use the same color palette, typography, and grid layout. These ...

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