Gilbert Baker, the creator of the Rainbow Flag so strongly associated with the LGBTQ community, died in March of this year.
In his memory NewFest and NYCPride created a free font, with Fontself, named ‘Gilbert’, taking inspiration from the iconic flag colours as a way of honouring him. Continue reading “Type With Pride”
I’ve been attending Render Conference since it’s first run out as JQuery Conference back in 2012.
It always has a great range of speakers and topics, and is brilliantly organised and run. Plus, it’s a chance to get my geek on with a whole load of other developers just down the road in Oxford, what’s not to love.
I always come away feeling inspired to try something new, or look at a different technique that might be an improvement on the way I have previously implemented a solution.
This year was no different. Continue reading “Render Conference 2017”
I’ve always liked listening to podcasts as a way of staying up to date with the latest industry new and views. As well as hearing from other people in the industry, and their approach to certain projects, i’m always looking to pick up tips on workflow processes and techniques. Continue reading “Developer // Web Development Podcasts”
Anyone who watched the 90’s classic film ‘Clueless’ will have wanted a computerised wardrobe to help pick out their outfit for the day – without the hassle of trying on every item in said wardrobe. Continue reading “#CherWears – Making 90’s Fashion Dreams A Reality”
A lot of big companies are getting behind the NHS Give Blood Missing Type campaign, to highlight the importance of giving blood.
Around the world, As, Bs and Os are disappearing. This year blood donor organisations from 21 countries – covering 1 billion people – are coming together for our Missing Type campaign. We are asking everyone to ‘drop’ the letters of the main blood groups to show support for blood donation and register to give blood.
Continue reading “NHS Give Blood – Missing Type Campaign”
I recently read about the Techies project by Helena Price, and being a keen photographer, plus the only female in a tech department of 14, a portrait project focussing on the underrepresented workers in the technology industry was of great interest to me.
Continue reading “Techies Project”
Can’t tell you how much I relate to this video!
There’s no girls in the profession emojis, unless you count being a ‘bride’ as a profession
Always asked a group of girls – do emojis represent them? Turns out not really, unless you like pink!
Continue reading “Always #LikeAGirl – Girl Emojis”
As today is International Women’s Day there’s no better day to write about the screening of the documentary “Code: Debugging The Gender Gap” I went to last week.
Being a female developer, the sole female developer in a team of 10 where I work, i’d been wanting to see the film, directed and produced by Robin Hauser Reynolds, since it was released – so when White October organised a screening in Oxford I was there.
Continue reading “Code: Debugging The Gender Gap”
Another piece on web trends for the company blog:
With a new year we continue to move forward in web technologies and browser support – allowing for us to push our creativity on the web further, and use tools and techniques that speed up our build process and streamline our code.
Continue reading “Web Development in 2016”
I was asked to write a few words for the company blog about web trends for 2015, here’s what i came up with: Continue reading “Which Web Trends Are Worth Talking About?”