Spec Mode by UXPin

Auto-generate specs for Sketch prototypes

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Jordan SUCCAR@jordansuccar · Co-founder & CEO @ Sponseasy - Clapp
UXpin is definitely leading the market. I've been a customer for 4 years now and I don't regret any penny!
Hiten ShahHunterPro@hnshah · Crazy Egg, Product Habits & FYI
Tools like this make creating things much easier! I'm curious what designers think about integrations like this that make multiple tools work better together.
Ashish Bogawat@abogawat · UX Designer, gamer, geek...
Looks like everyone's getting on the specs & assets bandwagon these days. First it was Zeplin & Avocode, then InVision and now UXPin. Anyone who has used all of them and can talk about what's different here? Personally, I think the Sketch Measure plugin does everything I need as of now.
Marcin TrederMakerHiring@marcintreder · CEO, UXPin
@abogawat streamlining Design - Development collaboration is an important problem, so no wonder there are companies trying to solve it :). We have a different approach than competitors. Generating redlines is just part of the overall story (and we cover it with a great precision). In UXPin you can document any code, instruction, use case description etc. and save it together with a design element to a team-shared library. Every time designer uses this element - the documentation follows. If there's a standard code your team uses for e.g. sign-up forms - you can save it with the 'sign up form element' in UXPin. Every time designer is going to use it, the documentation will be there for developers. We've spent a lot of time with teams inside of enterprises identifying problems that are breaking collaboration. This is the first release. More coming up soon! :)
Howie Chang@howiec · Product Shifu
Nice but I am pretty happy with my Sketch + Sympli.io combo for now.
Marcin TrederMakerHiring@marcintreder · CEO, UXPin
@howiec thanks Howie! There's a completely new use case here that you might find very powerful. You can add any documentation to a particular pattern and save it in a team-shared library. For example, you could specify code-standards for markup, document usage of SASS mixins, or even add JS snippets associated with particular elements. Whenever designers use elements from the team library, documentation follows!
Tom Johnson@tomjohndesign · I make colored rectangles.
These redlines make no sense. No one in their right mind would measure how a button sits relative to the page. I'm hoping that the actual product gives dimensions between elements and not just the overall containers.
Marcin TrederMakerHiring@marcintreder · CEO, UXPin
@tomjohndesign it does :)
Tom Johnson@tomjohndesign · I make colored rectangles.
@marcintreder Glad to hear it. I assumed so, but it looked like every screenshot was saying otherwise. Does is also give measurements in different units and respect display density?
Marcin TrederMakerHiring@marcintreder · CEO, UXPin
@tomjohndesign different units and retina density are coming up very soon. We already have it in our internal version :).
Marcin TrederMakerHiring@marcintreder · CEO, UXPin
@tomjohndesign I'm happy to announce that now UXPin Spec Mode automatically calculates sizes of elements for different screens: http://recordit.co/moAwcWB3xQ Already available to all trial users and customers.