A Look Back on ELA Conf

Since the spring I have been working with an amazing group of women to bring ELA Conf, a conference all about empowering women to be leaders in tech, to life. After working on this most of the year this event finally took place in Philadelphia, PA on November 20th and…

GDI Has Come to Delaware!

Girl Develop It has officially come to Wilmington, DE. I recently teamed up with some amazing local women to bring the organization to Delaware. While there was no shortage of enthusiasm from our team or Wilmington businesses, we initially couldn’t get around a mid 2016 launch due to lack…

Word Wrapping Woes

For whatever reason I seem to fall face-first into odd, unexpected text wrapping issues more often than I'd like. I wrote an ebook and wrangling the text wrapping within the blocks of code was a nightmare. Sometimes the height of a block of text is higher than its restrictive container…

Designing Web Tutorials For Kids

For the last couple months I've been developing a kid's web design tutorial series for Tuts+, Tuts+ Town. There are eleven tutorials total and a couple of them were published recently and will continue to throughout June. The series walks kids through some foundational level pieces like how the web…

SVG Sprites and Icon Systems Are Super

I wrote a post over at Lincoln Loop recently on using SVG sprites as an icon system: SVG Sprites and Icon Systems Are Super. The post was a response to an email I received asking about how to use a lot of SVG icons and be able to change their…

Philly's First CodePen Meetup

Yesturday I co-hosted Philadelphia's first CodePen meetup with GDI Philly. The event was sponsored by Lincoln Loop, catered by Caffienation, and took place at City CoHo. All of these forces came together to form what I will now be referring to as the Coolest CodePen Collaboration of 2015 (Triple C…