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Katie Adams

Web developer at Greggs, UK with a proficiency in VueJS, among other JavaScript frameworks. I'm also passionate about web design, and mobile app development.

Education

BSc Computing Science (Hons)

Work

Web Developer at Greggs

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re: My Portfolio: Rate and Review
Love that first suggestion. I've been wanting to try and make...
re: My Portfolio: Rate and Review
Definitely. And I love teaching others about it where I can s...
re: My Portfolio: Rate and Review
These are all so helpful! I had no idea these tools existed. ...
re: My Portfolio: Rate and Review
Ah thank you so much that's very nice of you to say 🙂 Your En...
re: My Portfolio: Rate and Review
Thanks Ivanov! I used Vue for the front end but wrote the CSS...
re: My Portfolio: Rate and Review
Hey, this is a great suggestion! 😮 Thank you so much I'm defi...
re: My Portfolio: Rate and Review
Perfect. I'll do this and then see if I can't do some digging...
re: My Portfolio: Rate and Review
Thanks so much for this Drew. If it's any consolation, I'm on...
re: Ridiculously easy row and column layouts with Flexbox
Found this today and used it for my portfolio site, cannot th...
re: I Created a E-commerce Store Front page Using HTML, CSS, Tailwind Css, and JavaScript
Of course! I hope it helps you 😊
re: Pets of Codeland 2020
Here are my two, helping me code by sleeping as close to me a...
re: What I learned after reviewing over 40 developer portfolios - 9 tips for a better portfolio
Really like this article. Clear direction and easily actionab...
re: How to Create an Interactive PDF in Minutes
I've not seen another article like this on Dev and Bit.ai sou...
re: I Created a E-commerce Store Front page Using HTML, CSS, Tailwind Css, and JavaScript
Like the design! The colours, imagery, and font is all great....
re: Do we really need getters/setters?
Seconding this. Encapsulation is very important for protectin...
re: Super Simple Markdown
I'll be sharing this post with my non-coder friends too. Mark...
re: Mobile app design
Anytime! Really nice work. 😊
re: Mobile app design
Like it! Very sleek. I would say that the colour choice of ...
re: Are we pretentious and arrogant?
It's nice to hear about such great diversity! The other com...
re: Are we pretentious and arrogant?
It's so exhausting, isn't it? Though I'll admit I'd not con...
re: Are we pretentious and arrogant?
UK-resident here. I'm attributing the toxicity a little to ...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
That's a really nice way of looking at it. One speciality i...
re: Are we pretentious and arrogant?
This is where we may have to agree to disagree, I think. Ce...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
I'm so glad you relate. It's great to know that experiences...
re: Draw with CSS
Cool stuff! Very envious.
re: Development Environment: Windows or MacOS?
"a $200 dumb terminal" Amazing 😂
re: Development Environment: Windows or MacOS?
I love this comment. I'd never have considered this aspect ...
re: Development Environment: Windows or MacOS?
Love, love, love this answer!
re: Gatsby Sparks Joy
Ooh lovely!
re: Gatsby Sparks Joy
Really liked reading this! I've been going through a simila...
re: Development Environment: Windows or MacOS?
It's interesting to hear the perspective of somebody experi...
re: Development Environment: Windows or MacOS?
I'm honestly loving the popularity of Linux in these answer...
re: Development Environment: Windows or MacOS?
3 incredibly fair and excellent points. What hardware do yo...
re: Development Environment: Windows or MacOS?
This is true. I'm not sure if Apple make an OS installer fr...
re: Development Environment: Windows or MacOS?
I agree with the availability point. All of the educational...
re: Development Environment: Windows or MacOS?
Ah, of course! The mighty Linux 🐧 I only neglected it due t...
re: Thinking On Paper
Completely agree. The trusty pen and paper will never go ou...
re: The Developer Tool You Can't Live Without
Like this a lot
re: I wrote a Thank You Page and You Should Too
Love this idea. Never can have too much kindness in the wor...
re: How to be a good JavaScript developer ?
Loved reading this. The emphasis on starting with the basic...
re: 700+ Web Developers Asked Me To Give Them LinkedIn Profile Feedback And These Are My 🖐️ 5 Top Tips.
Damn! Better add 'Update LinkedIn profile' to my to-do list...
re: Introduction to Front-End unit testing
This is a wonderful read. I've been looking for a comprehen...
re: What is key to a great home office setup?
Disagree with you here, Nick. KungFu Hamster is absolutely ...
re: What is key to a great home office setup?
Love the idea of a whole separate disk for work mode. Great...
re: Client-side Vs. Server-side Rendering: What to choose when?
This is exactly the article I wanted to read today. So glad...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
I'm glad the post could be as useful to you as it was to me...
re: Win for the Week: What have you achieved?
Ooh, exciting. I've always wanted to learn GraphQL - very e...
re: Win for the Week: What have you achieved?
Thank you so much for taking the time to read it. Hope you're...
re: Dealing with Burnout and crying when needed
What a lovely, positive message. If it's not too much infor...
re: Dealing With Ignorance/Bigotry In The Workplace
Mm indeed. I'm somewhat looking forward to making a change ...
re: Win for the Week: What have you achieved?
Awesome, congratulations Dana! Did you have fun? :) Oof, I...
re: Win for the Week: What have you achieved?
Wow! 3 hacktoberfest challenges :O Have fun with the next o...
re: Win for the Week: What have you achieved?
Ooh, that sounds awesome! Congrats, friend. Any pictures? :...
re: Arrested (Web) Development - Part 1
I love looking (and cringing) at my old projects. On partic...
re: How many hours do you code ?
I don't think you're alone here. A lot of people I know spe...
re: Behind the Scenes of My New Website
Great breakdown of your site upgrades and some wonderful se...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
That's honestly such a great mentality: certainly one that ...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
I would love if your approach to hiring was commonplace. Un...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
I agree. Interviews are going to be a great source of stres...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
You had me at 'au contraire' 😂 I agree I do think that is ...
re: Which computer era would have been the most exciting to take part in?
I'd love to go back to the computing of the 40s and 50s. As...
re: 7 years as a developer - lessons learned
"If you have a database, it will go down at some point. If ...
re: CSS can do that?
This was great! Learnt loads of interesting CSS techniques ...
re: Design for Non-Designers (Part 3)
I'm so grateful for this series. As a web developer with le...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
Definitely have a trawl through the comments then. A lot of...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
The talent stacking article was a very interesting read!
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
I've added them to the list - thanks for the recommendation...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
This is a really fascinating theory - which I'm very inclin...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
I can empathise with your feeling of wasted time a lot. My ...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
Haha! I'll look into it :D
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
It may very well do, Phil. I'd have to look into what you m...
re: Introducing a New Initiative: IRL.DEV
Second this idea; it's a good'un.
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
I'm 100% here for that MMORPG analogy holy moly! It feels l...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
Ironically, I can also empathise with your comment a lot to...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
I like the idea that learning new skills shouldn't duplicat...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
The notion that picking a specialisation will help me impro...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
I like this idea of finding a company that suits you as wel...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
I like your thoughts on the job search process. It's nice t...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
Oof, the money-making side of things is a point I keep forg...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
I can totally empathise with your situation. I'm currently ...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
Your list is a really interesting one, least of all because...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
The idea of putting my skills into a kind of... tree is one...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
Your approach really makes a lot of sense and considers the...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
Haha, this was such a fun comment to read, Mikey. Dev.to ar...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
I'd not heard this full version of the phrase before: I lov...
re: Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?
"If you have to interview, then spend a week learning the tec...
re: Introducing a New Initiative: IRL.DEV
Is this just happening in the US/Canada at the moment, or c...
re: How To Balance Personal and Professional Projects
Couldn't agree more! I completely relate to having code as ...
re: How To Balance Personal and Professional Projects
That sounds like a great set of rules. Is the stuff you lov...
re: How To Balance Personal and Professional Projects
I love the idea of setting 'x' amount of hours aside for le...
re: Are we "developers" gatekeeping "knowledge" from our juniors and peers? 🤦
Fab response. Really helpful, thank you. I love the idea of...
re: Are we "developers" gatekeeping "knowledge" from our juniors and peers? 🤦
This is an absolutely fabulous article and I'm so grateful ...
re: Which part about your job/studies/etc. gives you the most anxiety?
Applying for jobs. I consider myself quite... slow and, as ...
re: GitHub acquires Dependabot
Could somebody give me a 'for dummies' guide as to what Dep...
re: Web Application Frameworks
Just looking to start a new web project so this is absolute...
re: Solving my own problem with Software
It is indeed! I get the occasional email with requests to u...
re: Solving my own problem with Software
Love this. Remember my first commercial project was overhea...
re: What's the most excited you've ever been about a new technology?
Does it have to be as abstract as naming a new type of tech...
re: Reflecting on My First Semester of Teaching
Wow this is great! Love the idea of making all requests in ...
re: Reflecting on My First Semester of Teaching
This is a really interesting read, especially as someone lo...
re: SOLVED: Raspberry Pi Permissions
Ah, I understand now. I cannot thank you enough, Phil. :D
re: SOLVED: Raspberry Pi Permissions
Hi there - that was really helpful. For separation of conce...
re: SOLVED: Raspberry Pi Permissions
This worked! Thank you so much - and your explanation is pe...
re: Are we pretentious and arrogant?
I'm sorry that the toxicity of the classes put you off. It'...
re: Are we pretentious and arrogant?
I couldn't agree more - and the worst part is, I use it to ...
re: Dealing With Ignorance/Bigotry In The Workplace
You're completely right, and that campaign is fantastic. I ...
re: What new language/tool/etc. have you been meaning to learn but haven't gotten around to yet?
Python. Picked up a Raspberry Pi and can see it being a gre...
re: What new language/tool/etc. have you been meaning to learn but haven't gotten around to yet?
Only to a beginner level but I had a crack at Vue recently ...
re: Design for Non-Designers (Part 1)
As somebody looking to freelance in web development work, t...
re: Welcome Thread - v32
I've only been here for a short time and I already think yo...
re: Go Home: 4 Techniques That Help You To Leave Work At Work
Totally agree with everything you've said there. However, i...
re: Go Home: 4 Techniques That Help You To Leave Work At Work
Wow okay. Fantastic call-out piece. The other half came...
re: How do you take breaks throughout the day?
Though I wish I had the luxury of working from home, alas, ...
re: How To Make Your Mobile App Trustworthy: Six Aspects To Consider
Great read. Lots of brill advice that's relevant and sensib...
re: Tracking your progress to improve your confidence
This is so fantastic, and the methodology is brilliant. It'...
re: My First Website
Have fun! :D
re: My First Website
Not a problem! It's really excellent and you should be very...
re: Why learn... about Media Types
Absolutely brilliant article. Definitely feel that I've lea...
re: My First Website
Really like this site. The notion of a night/day mode on a ...
re: Flutter - why you may love it or hate it
Great reading. I've been looking into Flutter but this is a...
re: Non-profit projects: how to work with little to no finance?
This is great advice, Erik. Thank you so much; I'd not have...
re: What are the best equipment and technique to record coding videos?
You're very welcome!
re: What are the best equipment and technique to record coding videos?
OBS is great for recording your PC screen. Open-source and ...
re: Non-profit projects: how to work with little to no finance?
This is a great start. I'd honestly been so caught up with ...
re: What happened when I took a 7 day break from the tech world
Great thought piece.
re: Contractor vs Freelancer
A really interesting take! A someone who's potentially inte...
re: Welcome Thread - v32
Sounds like a very sensible approach to me! Thanks for the...
re: Welcome Thread - v32
It's definitely a good way to practice! There aren't enou...
re: Welcome Thread - v32
Hey there! Fellow newcomer here. Sounds like we have a very...
re: Welcome Thread - v32
Hey! Fellow newbie over here :) Sounds like you've got some...
re: Welcome Thread - v32
I'm very excited to be here! I'm in my third year of univer...
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