Journal

I enjoy writing down and reflect on my experience. My goal is to write more about design, frontend and anything in between.

Guides to approach your Shopify store redesign

The idea of redesigning a website can be scary and daunting. Not to mention the resources and cost that come with it. Before going on a risky journey of redesign, especially if it's something that…

October 13, 2018

How to approach design for Shopify stores

There are so many design processes and here are some that I've personally gone through during my days in startups and companies. Design processes and practices like Design Sprint, Human-Centered…

September 09, 2018

Tools for hosting your community

Value their time, just like how you value your own. If you seeking help that you think would not take more than an hour or two, Be upfront if you don't have any budget. If you have minimal budget…

January 01, 2017

Moving to Singapore

I have recently moved to Singapore and working with Aviva Digital Garage.My current role is UI/UX Developer (it's actually designer but since there's coding involved in some parts of the job.. so why…

May 25, 2016

3rd edition of ajmalafif.com — site redesign

It took me few weeks staying up late at night to finish up the 3rd edition of my personal site. After tinkering with few static generators (assemble.io, Harp, Ghost), I finally settled down with…

August 12, 2015

My web bookmark: Webmark

I have a public webmark (it's like a bookmark but anything web related) at http://webmark.ajmalafif.com. Feel free to use and contribute to it.

August 12, 2015

Create custom page template in Roots

First create a file inside with this convention . So in my case, I named it .Inside the file, you can customize what to include in it, by default (taken from ) it'll be;For the sake of simplicity…

April 10, 2013

Include external JavaScript into Roots

Include the JavaScript file into Then, open inside That should do the trick!

April 08, 2013

Fake your passion

Some title isn't it? Something alarming about it, or discomforting if you may."Fake your passion". I understand where it comes from though. I dislike lengthy and draggy post, so I wouldn't go into…

November 01, 2011