For years, one of the holy grails of web design has been trying to automate turning front-end design into clean code. Early attempts included tools like Dreamweaver and FrontPage. Pagedraw, a member of the Y Combinator Winter 2018 class, has developed a tool to fulfill that vision in a modern context.
Typically, a web design team sits down and creates a mockup of the user interface, then turns that into a design in a tool like Sketch. Up until now, developers took that design and translated it into code, Jared Pochtar, Pagedraw co-founder and CEO explained. His company wants to automate that part of the process without trading off on the design or coding side of the equation.
“Pagedraw is a UI builder that turns mockups into code automatically. One of our killer features is importing