Career, Programming

Accessing accessibility: Some SEO-friendly tips

This post was originally written for my work engineering blog. Check us out and see some interesting articles from my coworkers at goats.scripted.com. According to the 2012 U.S. Census, almost 60 million Americans (nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population) have some form of disability. While not all of these disabilities may affect the way […]

Career, Programming

Flexbox: Tables of the Future?

This post was originally written for my work engineering blog. Check us out and see some interesting articles from my coworkers at goats.scripted.com. The greatest CSS gif of all time What is flexbox? Most websites design around grid systems. A long, long time ago, in Internet years, this was done using frames and actual table […]

Career, Programming

No News is Good News? or A Short Discourse on Pair Programming

Things have been quiet here at casa de Lindsey which is good for me, but probably not as exciting for the people who (maybe, sometimes?) read this thing. Since April I’ve been relearning why I love being a software engineer in a supportive and awesome culture at Scripted. It’s a small tight-knit team and I […]

Career

Reminder: Choose For Culture!

Lately I’ve been interacting more and more with people trying to break into the tech industry. It’s something I’m keenly aware of as a recent wall breaker myself and my general desire to mentor and champion other people to do what they want. I recently had the privilege with my co-host and awesome, awesome person Jennie to […]

Programming

Week 2: Ticking All the Checkboxes

How is it possible that I’ve already been working for Udacity for two weeks?! I have done real tangible things since last week (I did real, tangible things my first week but nothing I could really point you to). This week, I integrated Github linking!! If you have an account on Udacity, you can now […]

Life, Programming

Week 1: I Feel Like I’ve Been Here Before

First week of work is over and it felt a lot like a less intense week of Hack Reactor. I still can’t believe this is what I’m actually doing with my life. I still definitely have lots and lots of impostor syndrome but I also deployed live things my first week! And learned a few […]

Programming

Everyone’s On It

I just made something! For the first time ever I made a stupid little ruby program to do something that a PivotTable was giving me fits over at work. I had a spreadsheet like so: But what I really needed was a text file that I could print and hand out to people like so: […]

Life

Who Needs Sleep?

I’m up late listening to the entertaining people discuss numbers and psychics on Coast to Coast. I’m also sitting on a mattress on the floor of my best friend’s apartment. There are two tiny Chihuahuas snoring at my feet and I just want to grin. I’m on vacation from the real world for a week. […]