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Christina Gorton

Open Source Community Manager, Technical Writer, Developer, and Instructor. Courses on Egghead, Design + Code, and Skillshare. https://egghead.io/instructors/christina-gorton

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Open Source Community Manager at DEV/Forem

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re: Interviews and Infants
Thanks for the support Annie. This actually happened over a y...
re: I Joined DEV πŸŽ‰
Ok! I don't have a ton of open source contributions in the se...
re: I Joined DEV πŸŽ‰
Sure, anything in particular you are wondering about? :) Or j...
re: I Joined DEV πŸŽ‰
The sloths steer clear but she "helps" herd the goats on a da...
re: I Joined DEV πŸŽ‰
She loves cats, they just don't always love her 😬
re: I Joined DEV πŸŽ‰
Yes, Appa also comes to yip yip! πŸ˜„
re: Welcoming Julie Balter to the DEV Team!
Welcome Julie!
re: AWS Monthly Wrap Up - August 2020
Thanks for sharing my post Helen!
re: To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before
I live in Costa Rica currently but I am a US citizen and pay ...
re: To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before
I don't equate it with the same kind of stability a lot of pe...
re: To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before
I was working 3 contract jobs while interviewing. I worked fo...
re: Welcoming Emma Lu to the DEV Team!
Congrats Emma! πŸŽ‰
re: To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before
πŸ’œ It's so tough. Wishing you all the best as you continue to...
re: To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before
Best of luck Natalie!!! I'm here if you ever need someone to ...
re: To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before
Oh yeah. #momsintech !!! So excited to work with you Arit πŸ’œ
re: To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before
Woohoo!
re: To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before
Thank you Gift πŸ₯°
re: To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before
I definitely have a "template" but I do customize it dependin...
re: My Portfolio: Rate and Review
No problem. I was so happy when someone showed me these tool ...
re: My Portfolio: Rate and Review
If you need any help with an accessible color palette this is...
re: My Portfolio: Rate and Review
Hey! Great job putting together your portfolio and putting it...
re: What was your win this week?
I've been on the job hunt for a few months. This week I accep...
re: Introducing DevNews β€” A New Podcast From DEV!
Just listened to the first episode. Excited for this new podc...
re: What is the first thing you do when setting up a new computer?
I go through all the steps to make sure the typical dev envir...
re: Making Sense of Syntax
Now that you have explained it I might use it for personal co...
re: What are your ambitions?
Finding a good balance between learning for work and enjoying...
re: Hi CodeLand! We're Microsoft and we want to empower you to do more.
Got it. Thank you :)
re: Salary Negotiation for People That Hate To Negotiate with Josh Puetz
I'm awful with negotiating so this is really helpful. Thanks ...
re: Hi CodeLand! We're Microsoft and we want to empower you to do more.
My learn Profile: docs.microsoft.com/en-us/users/chr...
re: Where are you attending CodeLand from today?
My little office in Costa Rica :)
re: The Art of Programming with Erika Heidi
Great talk Erika! Super relatable.
re: Are you in the GitHub Arctic Code Vault?
Yes! Just saw I was added.
re: AWS Billing and Pricing
Thanks. I have been making all kinds of typos with this tag πŸ˜…...
re: Azure Fundamentals: Azure Portal
Yes πŸ˜„I think I forgot the series tag on this one. Thanks for ...
re: What would an IDE for writing content look like?
I write in Notion and then export as markdown. Keeps all my p...
re: What was your win this week?
Put out 2 blog posts this week! JavaScript Execution Context...
re: AWS Cloud Practitioner Exam: Cloud Concepts
They were fantastic courses to take before jumping in to your...
re: April 17, 2020: What did you learn this week?
I am learning Go with the new Frontend Masters course. fron...
re: April 15 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread
Also if anyone wants to hold me accountable!? I am workin...
re: April 15 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread
I waited 20 minutes in a Google hangouts today to do a pres...
re: The Heartbreaks of Interviewing During COVID19
I have not been interviewing for a year. You are incredible. ...
re: What was your win this week?
I'm moving on to the next round for one of the companies I ...
re: #100DaysOfVanillaJS: JavaScript Lexical Structure, As Explained By Pokemon
Looping through objects has been a big pain point for stude...
re: #100DaysOfVanillaJS: JavaScript Lexical Structure, As Explained By Pokemon
Love this series Tae'lur. I'm finding it super useful and I...
re: How can I make the most of the Dev.to ?
I think most people would suggest not doing that. You can s...
re: How can I make the most of the Dev.to ?
If you are learning anything new, write about it. Share wha...
re: Tell us what your top unpopular tech opinion is 😈
Yes, this is why I love Firefox dev tools too! I do a lot w...
re: Tell us what your top unpopular tech opinion is 😈
Working with CSS, especially Flexbox or CSS Grid is 100 times...
re: Somebody pinch me - I'm joining DEV! πŸŽ‰
Switching in to tech while nursing a newborn... Now that I ...
re: Challenge: Get started with GSAP 3
I'd love to see it if you do try out the challenges πŸ˜€ Let m...
re: Monica Coded Because She Didn't Know Any Better
You were a great mentor for me at my first job ❀️ You made ...
re: Welcome to PopSchools
Congrats on the launch Nikema! Looking forward to continuin...
re: Recording 100 bite-sized screencasts - lessons learned
I'm ramping up to do some bite-sized lessons for egghead. T...
re: Special Announcement from DEV
This is wonderful news. Glad to see the two communities I h...
re: Bash Alias
You are on a roll with all these posts lately Jimmy. Love s...
re: What was your win this week?
Getting an email saying I was one of Practical Dev's top 50...
re: I'm Chris Coyier from CodePen, CSS-Tricks, and ShopTalk Show. Ask Me Anything!
"I'm fortunate that I'm the boss (lol) and I put myself in ...
re: What was your win this week?
I wrote my first article for Codrops on the new GSAP 3 feat...
re: I'm Chris Coyier from CodePen, CSS-Tricks, and ShopTalk Show. Ask Me Anything!
Hey Chris! What is your favorite thing about working at Co...
re: Quick Tips: CSS Transforms and Transitions
Definitely. I purposely wanted to keep this article simple ...
re: Share your CSS knowledge
Also this πŸ˜€ thepracticaldev.s3.amazonaws.com/i...
re: Share your CSS knowledge
Not supported in IE and not complete support in Edge by the...
re: Share your CSS knowledge
One I learned and others seem to have missed also is justif...
re: Quick Tips: CSS Transforms and Transitions
Great tip! :)
re: Favorite Front-end/UI developer interview questions?
Thank you!!!
re: What was your win this week?
Finished teaching my first cohort of 150+ students at Lambd...
re: Favorite Front-end/UI developer interview questions?
Good one!
re: React Hooks: useState
Thank you! Should have another on useEffect soon.
re: Functional Components with document.createElement, React.createElement, and JSX
Thanks, I'll check it out :)
re: What are some tips for working as a remote developer with children at home?
I have 4 kids and work from home. They are all still very y...
re: Hey Tech Community! What are your favorite shortcuts?
Nice. Going to have to try that one.
re: Hey Tech Community! What are your favorite shortcuts?
πŸ˜‚Nice. It has made working with my code in CodePen so much ...
re: How Did You Find Your First Dev Job?
CodePen job board. I didn't have any experience so I recrea...
re: What's your work-from-home outfit?
I usually wear whatever is comfy but I'll be teaching live ...
re: Hey Tech Community! What are your favorite shortcuts?
Oooh that's a good one! I do enjoy emoji😬
re: What's the best career advice you can give in ten words or less?
Learn to speak up. Ask questions when you are stuck.
re: CSS Resources Recommended by the Tech Community
You are right. I think some of the later ones added more te...
re: Interviews and Infants
"Now, how they can decide you're a good culture fit or not ...
re: Interviews and Infants
Glad it helped πŸ€—
re: Interviews and Infants
Yeah, I usually try to look at the positives whenever I do ...
re: Interviews and Infants
That's so rough. Glad you found something in the end. I've ...
re: Interviews and Infants
I hate the "culture fit reply" I felt like that was one of ...
re: Getting started with GreenSock
No problem. Let me know if there is anything you need help ...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
I'd be interested in talking to you more about possibly wri...
re: Thriving as a Remote Developer When Your Team is Not Remote-first
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜­ Yep, I've been there. I still seem to have to do this at...
re: Thriving as a Remote Developer When Your Team is Not Remote-first
Best of luck! Learning to ask good questions can be the har...
re: Thriving as a Remote Developer When Your Team is Not Remote-first
Thanks πŸ™‚
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