Building shared channels challenged Slack’s fundamental assumption that the workspace is the atomic unit of partitioning customer data.
A group of engineers, designers, and writers began to centralize and standardize components. We named it Slack Kit.
Using a CDN-cached HTML file, a persisted Redux store, and a Service Worker, we reduced Slack boot time by more than 50%.
What does it mean to design for thumbs?
Slack is a large and complex piece of software that’s been added to and changed many times over the last five years. We added features, grew to 10,000…
A new version of Slack is rolling out for our desktop customers, built from the ground up to be faster, more efficient, and easier to work on.
Shipping features with confidence and finding bottlenecks before our users do