Improving product design with an open source mindset

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Open source goes beyond software. It can also serve as a business’s operating model, where work is grounded in the principles of transparency, collaboration, releasing early and often, meritocracy, and community. For some designers, designing in the open sounds scary—that’s understandable. Imagine transitioning from having a password-protected portfolio to having your work accessed by anyone… Read more »

Diversifying STEM: The PatternFly way

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STEM has plenty to boast about: major medical breakthroughs; advances in life-saving technology; business software that pushes us to new heights. The list goes on.   But STEM falls short in a key area: diversity.     Progress is amplified with fresh perspectives and bright minds from all backgrounds. The proof is in the numbers, too…. Read more »

PatternFly experimental components

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PatternFly has introduced the concept of experimental components. Moving forward, new components will be introduced to the community as experimental, allowing us to release new components early and adapt them based on your feedback about the design or implementation. Experimental components are opt-in only because they’re open to breaking changes before becoming fully supported in… Read more »

PatternFly has introduced two new fonts

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PatternFly has introduced two new fonts, Red Hat Text and Red Hat Display. These new fonts improve the performance and legibility at any type size. They are also designed to support more browsers than the current Overpass font. To learn more, check out the Red Hat typography standards. The new font is available in the… Read more »

How do different PatternFly visual themes affect navigation performance, perception, and preference?

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The UXD Research team recently conducted a study to explore differences between light and dark visual themes for PatternFly’s navigation component. Previous research on this topic yielded inconclusive results, so the PatternFly team wanted to follow-up on that study to determine if meaningful differences in performance, perception, or preference existed or not between the two… Read more »

Button placement on forms

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After careful research and consideration, the latest version of PatternFly is introducing a new standard for buttons, recommending left-alignment for button groups in forms, with primary buttons always appearing as the first button in the button group. This approach is being applied across components like form, wizard, and modal, and the updates will be rolled… Read more »

PatternFly 4 version rc.2

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PatternFly 4 version rc.2 is live! We’ve added a bunch of features and improvements with our latest release. Check out what’s new and changed: What’s new – Refined and improved charting in React now available on the website – Improved TypeScript support – updated 23 components that were using handcrafted d.ts files to natively written… Read more »

PatternFly 4 is here!

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PatternFly was built to drive product consistency and unify teams. With its guidelines, standards, and code, PatternFly has made it possible to scale usable and consistent design across the entire company. We’re excited to announce the official launch of PatternFly 4! An updated look We’ve completely revamped the look and feel of the system to… Read more »

New PatternFly 4 Beta Release

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We’re excited to announce a new beta release of PatternFly 4! PatternFly 4 introduces updates to our visual language along with improvements to modularity, accessibility, and responsiveness. This beta milestone represents the hard work of our Red Hat UXD team combined with fantastic support and feedback from our product teams. This release includes breaking changes… Read more »

PatternFly 4 beta is here!

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We’re excited to announce the beta release of PatternFly 4! PatternFly 4 introduces updates to our visual language along with improvements to modularity, accessibility, and responsiveness. The beta milestone represents the hard work of our PatternFly team combined with fantastic support and feedback from our product teams. With this beta, we delivered a prioritized set… Read more »