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Christina Gorton

Open Source Community Manager, Technical Writer, Developer, and Instructor. Courses on LinkedIn, Egghead, Design+Code, and Skillshare. https://egghead.io/instructors/christina-gorton/?af=1c6fpu

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Open Source Community Manager at DEV/Forem

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April: Forem Twitch Events Roundup πŸ‘Ύ

Thanks! We have an open issue here in our repo. github.com/f...

Join Us To Discuss Features of GitHub and Open Source

Hey! You can definitely open a bug report in our repo. github...

The first bug I Smashed in Bug Smash!!

Great job! And thanks so much for helping us smash this bug. ...

Well that was easy - my first contribution to bugsmash

Discovering a bug is no longer a bug is a huuuuge help! Reall...

Join Us For the First DEV Community Bug Smash!

Thanks 😊

Join Us For the First DEV Community Bug Smash!

Some have suggestions in the issue but if they are still open...

Join Us For the First DEV Community Bug Smash!

Hey! I am not sure what you mean? You will be a contributor o...

Join Us For the First DEV Community Bug Smash!

Is it a bug we have open in our repo already? we are trying t...

Join Us For the First DEV Community Bug Smash!

This is a great start! πŸ˜‚πŸ‘Ύ

Join Us For the First DEV Community Bug Smash!

Haha, oops! We originally planned to release this yesterday b...

Join Us For the First DEV Community Bug Smash!

I'm happy to answer any questions you all have and guide you ...

We're going to πŸ’•transcribeπŸ’• and post each 'Privilege in Tech'πŸŽ™οΈ episode

Excited for this and love that you all are transcribing each ...

I've joined Forem!

Welcome Abby! Excited to work with you.

March: Forem Twitch Events Roundup πŸ‘Ύ

Thanks. Just fixed it.

Help Wanted: Do you have a Chromebook and want to contribute to DEV?

Wonderful! We would definitely appreciate it. If you have any...

Fixing dev.to accessibility [part 1] - 4 fixes that would take less than 10 minutes!

I know some of the keyboard ones you mention will be in a lat...

Fixing dev.to accessibility [part 1] - 4 fixes that would take less than 10 minutes!

I'll be checking our repo tomorrow to see if these are alread...

JavaScript: Execution Context and Lexical Scope

Thank you πŸ’œ

AWS Global Infrastructure

Thanks for the suggestion.

February: Forem Twitch Events Roundup πŸ‘Ύ

Technical Community Builder is the Hottest New Job in Tech

"There's no book or course or conference teaching you how to ...

Table Tennis in Pure HTML CSS 🀯

Usually because you can learn a lot by trying to limit yourse...

5 years at CodePen: a reflection

This is great. I mean, we know I love CodePen but it is great...

Hi! I'm Joining the Forem Team πŸŽ‰

Welcome Katie!!!

I joined the Forem team!

Welcome Suzanne. We need to make some CSS art together!

Animating React: GreenSock and React Hooks

Do you have an example? Typically if I am adding some kind of...

Interviews and Infants

Losing a job while on maternity leave and then interviewing w...

What I Learned From Bombing My Technical Interview

πŸ€— I had one interview where I put so much pressure on myself ...

Hello DEV Community!

Welcome Erin πŸ€—πŸŽ‰

Hacktoberfest Week Three β€” Thank you to our Contributors on Forem ❀️

You did great! We really appreciate it.

Hello, World!

Excited to work with you Emiliano!

Hacktoberfest Week Two β€” Thank you to our Contributors on Forem ❀️

Woohoo! Thank you for your contribution. It is greatly apprec...

Contribute to Forem this Hacktoberfest!

Hey! Just be sure to check out our contributor guide if you h...

Interviews and Infants

Thanks for the support Annie. This actually happened over a y...

I Joined DEV πŸŽ‰

Ok! I don't have a ton of open source contributions in the se...

I Joined DEV πŸŽ‰

Sure, anything in particular you are wondering about? :) Or j...

I Joined DEV πŸŽ‰

The sloths steer clear but she "helps" herd the goats on a da...

I Joined DEV πŸŽ‰

She loves cats, they just don't always love her 😬

I Joined DEV πŸŽ‰

Yes, Appa also comes to yip yip! πŸ˜„

Welcoming Julie Balter to the DEV Team!

Welcome Julie!

AWS monthly wrap up - August 2020

Thanks for sharing my post Helen!

To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before

I live in Costa Rica currently but I am a US citizen and pay ...

To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before

I don't equate it with the same kind of stability a lot of pe...

To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before

I was working 3 contract jobs while interviewing. I worked fo...

Welcoming Emma Lu to the DEV Team!

Congrats Emma! πŸŽ‰

To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before

πŸ’œ It's so tough. Wishing you all the best as you continue to...

To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before

Best of luck Natalie!!! I'm here if you ever need someone to ...

To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before

Oh yeah. #momsintech !!! So excited to work with you Arit πŸ’œ

To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before

Woohoo!

To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before

Thank you Gift πŸ₯°

To All the Companies I've Interviewed with Before

I definitely have a "template" but I do customize it dependin...

My Portfolio: Rate and Review

No problem. I was so happy when someone showed me these tool ...

My Portfolio: Rate and Review

If you need any help with an accessible color palette this is...

My Portfolio: Rate and Review

Hey! Great job putting together your portfolio and putting it...

What was your win this week?

I've been on the job hunt for a few months. This week I accep...

Introducing DevNews β€” A New Podcast From DEV!

Just listened to the first episode. Excited for this new podc...

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...

Making Sense of Syntax

Now that you have explained it I might use it for personal co...

What are your ambitions?

Finding a good balance between learning for work and enjoying...

Hi CodeLand! We're Microsoft and we want to empower you to do more.

Got it. Thank you :)

Salary Negotiation for People That Hate To Negotiate with Josh Puetz

I'm awful with negotiating so this is really helpful. Thanks ...

Hi CodeLand! We're Microsoft and we want to empower you to do more.

My learn Profile: docs.microsoft.com/en-us/users/chr...

Where are you attending CodeLand from today?

My little office in Costa Rica :)

The Art of Programming with Erika Heidi

Great talk Erika! Super relatable.

Are you in the GitHub Arctic Code Vault?

Yes! Just saw I was added.

AWS Billing and Pricing

Thanks. I have been making all kinds of typos with this tag πŸ˜…...

Azure Fundamentals: Azure Portal

Yes πŸ˜„I think I forgot the series tag on this one. Thanks for ...

What would an IDE for writing content look like?

I write in Notion and then export as markdown. Keeps all my p...

What was your win this week?

Put out 2 blog posts this week! JavaScript Execution Context...

AWS Cloud Practitioner Exam: Cloud Concepts

They were fantastic courses to take before jumping in to your...

April 17, 2020: What did you learn this week?

I am learning Go with the new Frontend Masters course. fron...

April 15 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Also if anyone wants to hold me accountable!? I am workin...

April 15 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

I waited 20 minutes in a Google hangouts today to do a pres...

The Heartbreaks of Interviewing During COVID19

I have not been interviewing for a year. You are incredible. ...

What was your win this week?

I'm moving on to the next round for one of the companies I ...

#100DaysOfVanillaJS: JavaScript Lexical Structure, As Explained By Pokemon

Looping through objects has been a big pain point for stude...

#100DaysOfVanillaJS: JavaScript Lexical Structure, As Explained By Pokemon

Love this series Tae'lur. I'm finding it super useful and I...

How can I make the most of the Dev.to ?

I think most people would suggest not doing that. You can s...

How can I make the most of the Dev.to ?

If you are learning anything new, write about it. Share wha...

Tell us what your top unpopular tech opinion is 😈

Yes, this is why I love Firefox dev tools too! I do a lot w...

Tell us what your top unpopular tech opinion is 😈

Working with CSS, especially Flexbox or CSS Grid is 100 times...

Somebody pinch me - I'm joining DEV! πŸŽ‰

Switching in to tech while nursing a newborn... Now that I ...

Challenge: Get started with GSAP 3

I'd love to see it if you do try out the challenges πŸ˜€ Let m...

Monica Coded Because She Didn't Know Any Better

You were a great mentor for me at my first job ❀️ You made ...

Welcome to PopSchools

Congrats on the launch Nikema! Looking forward to continuin...

Recording 100 bite-sized screencasts - lessons learned

I'm ramping up to do some bite-sized lessons for egghead. T...

Special Announcement from DEV

This is wonderful news. Glad to see the two communities I h...

Bash Alias

You are on a roll with all these posts lately Jimmy. Love s...

What was your win this week?

Getting an email saying I was one of Practical Dev's top 50...

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 ...

What was your win this week?

I wrote my first article for Codrops on the new GSAP 3 feat...

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...

Quick Tips: CSS Transforms and Transitions

Definitely. I purposely wanted to keep this article simple ...

Share your CSS knowledge

Also this πŸ˜€ thepracticaldev.s3.amazonaws.com/i...

Share your CSS knowledge

Not supported in IE and not complete support in Edge by the...

Share your CSS knowledge

One I learned and others seem to have missed also is justif...

Quick Tips: CSS Transforms and Transitions

Great tip! :)

Favorite Front-end/UI developer interview questions?

Thank you!!!

What was your win this week?

Finished teaching my first cohort of 150+ students at Lambd...

Favorite Front-end/UI developer interview questions?

Good one!

React Hooks: useState

Thank you! Should have another on useEffect soon.

Functional Components with document.createElement, React.createElement, and JSX

Thanks, I'll check it out :)

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...

Hey Tech Community! What are your favorite shortcuts?

Nice. Going to have to try that one.

Hey Tech Community! What are your favorite shortcuts?

πŸ˜‚Nice. It has made working with my code in CodePen so much ...

How Did You Find Your First Dev Job?

CodePen job board. I didn't have any experience so I recrea...

What's your work-from-home outfit?

I usually wear whatever is comfy but I'll be teaching live ...

Hey Tech Community! What are your favorite shortcuts?

Oooh that's a good one! I do enjoy emoji😬

What's the best career advice you can give in ten words or less?

Learn to speak up. Ask questions when you are stuck.

CSS Resources Recommended by the Tech Community

You are right. I think some of the later ones added more te...

Interviews and Infants

"Now, how they can decide you're a good culture fit or not ...

Interviews and Infants

Glad it helped πŸ€—

Interviews and Infants

Yeah, I usually try to look at the positives whenever I do ...

Interviews and Infants

That's so rough. Glad you found something in the end. I've ...

Interviews and Infants

I hate the "culture fit reply" I felt like that was one of ...

Getting started with GreenSock

No problem. Let me know if there is anything you need help ...

I'm writing a book for junior developers!

I'd be interested in talking to you more about possibly wri...

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...

Thriving as a Remote Developer When Your Team is Not Remote-first

Best of luck! Learning to ask good questions can be the har...

Thriving as a Remote Developer When Your Team is Not Remote-first

Thanks πŸ™‚

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