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Document space between components for designers

How are spacial relations between components documented by the big design systems? They only seem to explain how the components look and behave in isolation, not in relation to each other. For ...
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Pattern Library Software

I've been looking at a recent A List Apart article on creating pattern libraries. They point to a few example pattern libraries: A List Apart Code for America MailChimp Now working in a UX Team ...
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How is a 'design language' or design system' different from a style guide or pattern library? [duplicate]

Google calls material design their 'design language'. IBM and Airbnb also call what seems like a style guide a design language or design system. What's exactly the difference? From what I see at a ...
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Product design pattern library [closed]

I'm working internally with a large in-house team to establish an in-house pattern library for just UX designers at this stage. I'm compiling a list of best practice examples that I have shared below. ...
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What's the best way to present a nested drop down menu but avoid the drop down going off screen?

I'm currently working on a design that originally was using a nested drop down meny like so: But, when a user clicks on the "more" icon of the card furthest to the right, the drop down menu no longer ...
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Canonical names for GUI design patterns

In communication with colleagues and clients, which authority (website, book, …) should one refer to for canonical names of GUI design patterns (for web pages, mobile apps, desktop applications etc.)? ...