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Written by Katie Hughes, your friendly neighborhood software engineer. You should follow her on twitter or see what she's up to on github 👩‍💻

🍿 Keeping Up With the JavaScripts

November 23, 20206 min read

In July 2020 I found myself as part of the many people affected by COVID-19 related layoffs. Before that, I was writing anything from Elm to…

💌 A Love Letter to JavaScript

February 14, 20202 min read

Dear JavaScript, We’ve barely spoken in the past year but I still think about you. You were my first self-taught language and it built me a…

📽 Talk: GraphQ-Squirrel

September 12, 20191 min read

For elm-conf 2019, I created a 6 degrees of Kevin Bacon inspired game for the Marvel universe. I found a Marvel GraphQL endpoint and created…

🎙 Podcast: Functional Geekery Ep 127

August 06, 20191 min read

I was interviewed on a podcast called Functional Geekery. Proctor and I talked about my functional programming origin story: starting at my…

📝 A Tale of Two Strategies

June 04, 20197 min read

In April 2019 I gave my first conference talk at Elm in the Spring. I spoke about being in a brand new code base at the same time as a brand…

📽 Talk: Where the Elm am I?

April 26, 20191 min read

After recently joining NoRedInk and moving to San Francisco, I gave a talk at Elm in the Spring 2019 about exploring one of the larger Elm…

📓 Writing for Intern Katie

October 11, 20184 min read

This was written for my former employer’s tech blog, formally known as AppNexus, currently known as Xandr. You can find the orignal post on…

🧽 In Memes We Rust

July 25, 20183 min read

This may seem like a familiar scenario: My friend says a comedically judgmental thing on Slack. We all respond with an emoji representing…

🤔 I Don’t Get GitHub

June 02, 20182 min read

In college I had my nose to the grindstone with school and work and internships that I was never really a side project type of person. When…

🌰 Squirrels Who Code

April 27, 20184 min read

source: Spin’s interview with Ryan North For the uninitiated, Squirrel Girl (or Doreen Green) is part squirrel, part girl, and entirely…

⛰ The Sound of Grammars (Reprise)

April 13, 20184 min read

Welcome to The Sound of Grammars (Reprise), you can catch the first part of the series here. As a reminder, I’ve been reading Parsing…

⛰ The Sound of Grammars

April 06, 20185 min read

I am currently working my way through Parsing Techniques: A Practical Guide by Ceriel J.H. Jacobs and Dick Grune which is available as a PDF…

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