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Sketch version control
What’s everybody using to version control their Sketch files and distribute their design systems?
I’ve been using Abstract for 18+ months now and love it. Recently however everyone seems to be launching their own solution. Does anyone here use this sort of tool?... is it worth bringing in something else into our workflow..
Sketch for teams
..is there anything else out there?
(asking for a friend)
Been using Abstract for about a year now and I can't imagine ever going back to sharing Sketch files and symbols via email/cloud and going back and forth with team about which is the most up to date version. I think I save 3 hours a week just on that point.
I've found Abstract to be the gold standard for versioning and with an enterprise design system, there really isn't any other way to ensure a distributed team is working on the most up to date designs.
Abstract has not only saved me time, but saved my ass too with not losing files and I can work anywhere and have full access to every design system, template file, and progress files at my fingertips w/o having to worry about which is the newest. They're also a great team to work with as they have various webinars describing functionality and capabilities.
Couldn't recommend more for teams using Sketch with robust symbol libraries and design systems.
I also moved my team to abstract last year, and I dont see a better alternative for version control.
I cant keep up with all the new tools that are coming out, and I dont really want to try to adopt something else when my team is just hitting their stride with this one.
What I would like though, are more tutorials, tips and best practices. I find that some of my team members are struggling to use the tool... and have a lot of uncommitted branches, and issues using shared component libraries.
Its still a bit of a new concept for some designers, but I don't have time to sit with ever person on the team to personally teach them.
We use Plant and it's just OK been thinking about actually going to git.