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Klare, Cassidy, and Marie are on the show to talk about the newly redesigned Sidebar and what the process was like for all involved at CodePen on the redesign.

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  • 00:30 Team intros
  • 01:48 Origins of the redesigned sidebar
  • 05:15 Deciding on what stays and what goes in the nav
  • 10:39 Sponsor: Sentry
  • 12:15 A step towards React and GraphQL
  • 15:31 Doing user research as part of the redesign
  • 20:10 Design tools used for the redesign
  • 24:03 Real world testing of the sidebar

Sponsor: Sentry

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