Sketch Gists — Useful snippets for plugin development

Last week I was developing an internal tool to create a design workflow for my workplace. The process involved creating a style guide for a new project by setting up the branding colours, typefaces, shadows and scrim. All went well until it was required to convert the text layers into symbols so as to generalise them as well.

Speed up Sketch workflow using Boolean Operations

Boolean operations are a very powerful tool in any Product and/or Graphics design application. A complicated looking shape can be constructed in no time using the four options present in Sketch, namely Union, Subtract, Intersect and Difference.