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Miranda

Miranda is a technical writer and product lead at VMware as well as founder of Books on Code, which is a platform for programmers who love to learn through technical books.

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Education

MA English Literature

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Senior Technical Writer at VMware (previously Pivotal)

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The Saddest Thing I Faced In Coding

Hi Anson! I think the most valuable skill is in knowing your ...

The Saddest Thing I Faced In Coding

I think I will interpret this question a little differently. ...

Why is a good strategy to take written notes

There is science to back up the hand-taking notes helps you l...

What are your favorite DEV blogs and bloggers teaching coding concepts?

I am speechless. It's incredible this blog exists. Just, wow!...

What are your favorite DEV blogs and bloggers teaching coding concepts?

So good! And you're so right. JavaScript Visualized: Promises...

What are some of the biggest lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Everyone starts at zero. Don't compare yourself to others wh...

What are some of the biggest lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

You're not in a mad race against the big guy. This is huge...

Accessibility Matters: How to Build Apps for Everyone with Miranda Limonczenko

Thank you so much, Matt! Bolding text certainly helps with re...

Accessibility Matters: How to Build Apps for Everyone with Miranda Limonczenko

Hello, Fajar!

Accessibility Matters: How to Build Apps for Everyone with Miranda Limonczenko

Thank you! Project-driven environments can be the most powerf...

Accessibility Matters: How to Build Apps for Everyone with Miranda Limonczenko

One way of going about it: Use HTML classes consistently to ...

Accessibility Matters: How to Build Apps for Everyone with Miranda Limonczenko

Yes! Thank you. It impacts so many people -- I think more tha...

Accessibility Matters: How to Build Apps for Everyone with Miranda Limonczenko

I don't think we need to avoid colors. As long as we are indi...

Accessibility Matters: How to Build Apps for Everyone with Miranda Limonczenko

Thanks so much, Ben! I think it's so valuable to put our work...

Accessibility Matters: How to Build Apps for Everyone with Miranda Limonczenko

Thank you so much, Patty! Saron read this in my panel and it ...

Accessibility Matters: How to Build Apps for Everyone with Miranda Limonczenko

Absolutely use a screenreader tool! It's always valuable, bui...

Accessibility Matters: How to Build Apps for Everyone with Miranda Limonczenko

Thanks for this! I don't know if I can give a one-size-fits-a...

Accessibility Matters: How to Build Apps for Everyone with Miranda Limonczenko

There are so many things to be cognizant of! Internationaliza...

Accessibility Matters: How to Build Apps for Everyone with Miranda Limonczenko

Everything in the talk definitely applies to mobile users. A ...

Accessibility Matters: How to Build Apps for Everyone with Miranda Limonczenko

Thank you so much, Molly! This is a great question. Likely y...

Accessibility Matters: How to Build Apps for Everyone with Miranda Limonczenko

Hi Vaidehi! So cool seeing your comment. I've been following ...

Top 5 Books Each Programmer Must Read During Their Entire Life. Part 4

So agree! Just wrote a DEV article about clean code. Thanks f...

Advice for a struggling bootcamp grad?

If you have the ability to invest money, I highly recommend h...

10 Fun API's to Inspire Your Next Project πŸ’»

I love Poke-API! Next blog post idea: list of project ideas j...

Goodbye Asana, hello freelancing

Cool post, Keenan. I definitely think that COVID is changing ...

Top 10 Web Accessibility Standards Every Developer Should Know

This is all great! Thank you very much. To point 1: It may b...

Behavioral Interviews: how to prepare and ace interview questions

This article is great. This part particularly resonated wit...

What was your win this week?

Good luck, Victoria! I'm rooting for you.

7 Effective Steps to Cracking the Code Interview

This is a very good point. I didn't focus on behavioral stu...

The Must-Read Javascript Book of 2020 is Free

Just heard the book hit #1 in it's categories. 😊 Well deser...

The Must-Read Javascript Book of 2020 is Free

Thanks, Bruno. Because I'm not the author, I can't tell you...

10 Tips for Beginner Bloggers

Yes! I agree that audience really matters a ton. One of th...

10 Tips for Beginner Bloggers

Thanks, Ishini. I started my blog Books on Code definitely ...

Why You Should Stop Freeloading and Pay for Your Programming Books

Yes! I think that is the spirit of #2. Giving great educato...

Why You Should Stop Freeloading and Pay for Your Programming Books

I just realized: Part of the motivation for writing this p...

Why You Should Stop Freeloading and Pay for Your Programming Books

That is all well and good. The title is a little click bait...

How Cute Animals Got Me an β€˜A’ in Data Structures & Algorithms

Ahhhh! I love this. 😍Thank you for sharing. Talented educat...

What are some common falsehoods about working as a software developer?

Just developer stereotypes, like an assumption that I don't...

Prefer Books Over Blog Posts

I do! Grokking Algorithms. 😊 I just published an article a...

Blogging Goals

Thanks for sharing this, Corey! I've been binging on all t...

How to build your own blog in 2020 today

Wow, Tom, thank you so much! And welcome to the newsletter....

πŸ“š Tell me your ABSOLUTE favorite books and online classes

Sounds valuable. I might just pick it up.

Draw and Animate Bender's Face with CSS

😍This is just too cool.

How to build your own blog in 2020 today

Thanks for sharing this! I want to add to the 'features' th...

[Part-1] Things I learned this week in web #myDevDiary

I absolutely love this. This will be so fun to look back at...

πŸ“š Tell me your ABSOLUTE favorite books and online classes

That's two votes for CS50. 🌟

πŸ“š Tell me your ABSOLUTE favorite books and online classes

I enrolled in CS50 to give it a try. I've already taken com...

Jobs you might not think to apply for as a Software Developer

🀭Maybe.

Jobs you might not think to apply for as a Software Developer

Technical writer here. 😊Plenty of us (including myself) swi...

πŸ“š Tell me your ABSOLUTE favorite books and online classes

Too cool. Humble Pi is the book this month for the new Adam...

πŸ“š Tell me your ABSOLUTE favorite books and online classes

Yes! Pragmatic Programmer is on my nightstand.

πŸ“š Tell me your ABSOLUTE favorite books and online classes

Love this, Anton! Do you have links to the classes? I think...

πŸ“š Tell me your ABSOLUTE favorite books and online classes

Clean Code is always the one I hear about. Perhaps it is ma...

πŸ“š Tell me your ABSOLUTE favorite books and online classes

Love it! For those who haven't read Robin Sharma (he has li...

πŸ“š Tell me your ABSOLUTE favorite books and online classes

I can add a one of my own contributions: On Coursera, the ...

πŸ“š Tell me your ABSOLUTE favorite books and online classes

Thank you! I found the course. It looks packed with good ma...

What are the best Funniest code comments in the source code you have ever found?

Immediately came to mind: // In alphabetical order: Here ...

4 Ways (Not) to Read Programming Books

I do this too! πŸ˜…πŸ‘ˆ I think we all do sometimes.

4 Ways (Not) to Read Programming Books

My favorite. πŸ˜‚

4 Ways (Not) to Read Programming Books

I've revised the post to include the full article. πŸ€”I feel ...

I am a remarkably productive software developer when I'm procrastinating on a non-coding task

It's true! Speaking of writing, I was just writing about th...

Are Front-End Developers Happy?

Yes! The 'being picky' resonates with me since I know devel...

Are Front-End Developers Happy?

This is awesome, Melissa. 😊Happy 15th anniversary. I admire...

Are Front-End Developers Happy?

Thank you for sharing this. I thought the post might resona...

Are Front-End Developers Happy?

To be overqualified is to exceed the skills needed for a ce...

Are Front-End Developers Happy?

I guess the TLDR is that I am happy. :)

Are Front-End Developers Happy?

Yes! I know exactly what you mean here. After working with ...

Join our JavaScript book club

I'd love to join! And I'd love to blog about it if that's o...

The Most Popular Front-End Developer Guide For ALL Skill Levels

Thanks for sharing this, Vladi! I'll take a look. Curious ...

The Most Popular Front-End Developer Guide For ALL Skill Levels

Thanks for sharing, Dimitri. I like that you created a pair...

Thinking On Paper

I'm definitely an analog notetaker as well. I believe studi...

Thinking On Paper

I want to know about your bullet journal experience! I'd li...

Welcome Thread - v55

Hello everyone. πŸ‘‹ I'm Miranda. I've been a front-end devel...

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