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Modular Web Design: Creating Reusable Components for User Experience Design and Documentation by Nathan Curtis

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Chapter 7. Appraise

So, you’ve started to master designing with components, and you feel like you’re ready to build a library of reusable bits to spread far and wide across your organization. A component library—a collection of reusable building blocks for rapidly creating consistent screen designs—can have a great return on investment, but requires assessment and planning.

Before you dive head-first into building out a library, appraise a library’s value to you and your organization. This chapter explores key questions to ask before you start, including the following:

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