GDI Philly Holiday Party

Last night I attended the Girl Develop It (Philly) holiday party and gave a quick talk. I have been incredibly anxious to meet everyone that is part of this particular chapter, as they seemed especially active and welcoming. I have also been making an effort to ease into the terrifying…

New Project: An Apple A Day

...keeps the dev blues away? I don't know, I just like illustrated fruit. I am a total sucker for an adorably themed daily coding exercise project. The very first one that ever caught my eye was Alex Bergin's A to Z CSS animations. He did an amazing job with this…

Pocket Guide To Writing SVG Goes Open Source

It has been a couple months since the wrap up of my Kickstarter for Pocket Guide to Writing SVG. The book was published over a month ago and since that time I have had an overwhelming urge to give this thing away to anyone in need of such a resource…

Flexbox Cheatsheet Cheatsheet

While I am no stranger to the magic of Flexbox, I find that I am not using it very often just yet. As a result I end up pausing and referring back to this post at CSS-Tricks whenever an opportunity to utilize its powers presents itself. I set out to…

SVG Pocket Guide Kickstarter Wrap Up

My very first Kickstarter project recently wrapped up and I seem to get a lot of questions on the experience, so I thought I should write a post and share the joys and terrors of it all, as there were several of each. Let's talk about the good, the not…

Animating SVG text On A Path

I recently wrote a more general post on getting started using SVG text and wanted to follow-up with a slightly more advanced feature: SVG text along a path. Inline SVG provides us with advanced customization options that are similar to capabilities of vector graphic software. Within the SVG code itself…