How to sync your Storybook design system into Figma
Reading Time: 5 minutes Anima’s Design System Automation Solution establishes and maintains a single source of truth between design and code. Here’s how it works using MongoDB’s open source library.
How to turn MUI code components into a native Figma library
Reading Time: 5 minutes Anima’s Design System Automation platform turns any Storybook into a native Figma library—including variants, Auto Layout, and Figma Styles—then keeps it synced with the code. Here’s how I did it with components from MUI’s open-source design system.
Use live Storybook components in your Figma prototypes
Reading Time: 5 minutes Anima turns your Storybook code components into a native Figma library. Create interactive, responsive prototypes that are 1:1 with production, and share a public link in a few clicks.
Introducing: Design system automation
Reading Time: 5 minutes Anima’s goal with design system automation is to help core product teams, designers and developers, build and maintain design-systems faster, with automation.
Introducing Codegen 2.0: reusable React components from Figma
Reading Time: 2 minutes This week, Anima released a major code–generation engine. It will enable exporting React components directly from Figma components: keeping the component’s design, structure, layout & style, and enabling overrides in code that will keep the origin design.
8 software demo tools for SaaS sales teams
Reading Time: 7 minutes These tools can help you build tailored, interactive software demos for every prospect fast—without a developer.
8 free hosting services for your React app
Reading Time: 10 minutes Wanna launch your React app fast and easy, with the option to scale? These serverless hosting solutions can help you go live in a jiffy, deploy updates on a dime, and slash the cost of delivering your app to users.
Migrate your React components into Figma automatically
Reading Time: 3 minutes Switching design tools? Anima brings your coded component library into Figma 25x faster—including variants and Auto Layout—without a dedicated team.
How to use AI-generated art in digital product design
Reading Time: 4 minutes Product designers can use AI to create more engaging, delightful digital experiences in a fraction of the time. Here's how.
Design systems: what they are, why you need one, and where to start
Reading Time: 7 minutes Whether you’re an early-stage startup or a multinational enterprise, a design system can help you build and scale your product quickly and cost-effectively. Here’s everything you need to know.
How I built a design system in Figma using MUI components
Reading Time: 4 minutes Imagine joining a startup as the sole designer and delivering a new product without a design system. It’s every product designer’s nightmare. I didn’t have the time or resources to create one from scratch, so I adapted someone else’s. 💡
Gartner discusses design-to-code and Anima’s benefits for enterprises
Reading Time: 4 minutes In Gartner's assessment of the shifting design-to-code landscape for decision makers, Anima was front and center.
8 design system management tools for startups & organizations
Reading Time: 8 minutes Design systems create consistency, scalability, and efficiency across complex products and distributed teams. They’re also a drain on resources and a struggle to keep synced in dynamic organizations. These tools can help.
Will frontend development be automated?
Reading Time: 5 minutes A number of tools automatically generate some or all of the code for your UI, but not all automation is the same. Here are the 6 levels of frontend automation, and what each means for designers, developers, and organizations.
What is the single source of truth: Storybook or Figma?
Reading Time: 3 minutes This is a controversial question, and the answer is changing the way teams build products. So is it the code or the design? Here’s our take.
Figma vs Adobe XD vs Sketch: best design tool for 2022
Reading Time: 9 minutes Choosing the right design tool is hard. Here's everything you need to know about Figma, Adobe XD, and Sketch to choose the right tool for you, your team, or your organization.
Adobe is acquiring Figma: here’s what Figma users can expect
Reading Time: 5 minutes Both companies just announced the $20B acquisition, and Figma users are wondering what to expect. Here’s what it actually means for Figma’s product, pricing, and community right now—and what it means for Anima users who work in Figma and Adobe XD.
Build a blog with Anima’s React code + Contentful’s headless CMS
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this tutorial, we'll build a completely functional blog by connecting Anima’s generated frontend code to Contentful's headless CMS for dynamic content.
How to build a Shopify store with a custom UI using Figma + Anima
Reading Time: 5 minutes We built a live eCommerce app in Figma using Anima's React Component Library. Then we turned it into a Shopify template and deployed it on Netlify using Anima's generated code. Here's how.
How technology solutions can partner with Anima to expand market reach
Reading Time: 5 minutes We’re thrilled to announce the launch of the Anima Partners Program. Join us to help our shared users create the perfect tech stacks and ship their products 10x faster!
Anima syncs Storybook and Figma for a single source of truth
Reading Time: 4 minutes Anima turns your Storybook into a Figma library in a single click, seamlessly syncing design and code across your entire organization. Join the beta test today for early access, and start maintaining your design system automatically.