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Sylwia Vargas

I'm a tech writer and educator advocating for code newbies ✨ I'm also a dev advocate + front-end dev at @stackblitz and a contributor to the new React docs

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What is pnpm? Is it really so fast and space-efficient?

What is pnpm? Is it really so fast and space-efficient?

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Hacktoberfest: docs updates in three steps

Hacktoberfest: docs updates in three steps

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One-click treat for Open Source maintainers

One-click treat for Open Source maintainers

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Explain like I’m five: package managers

Explain like I’m five: package managers

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StackBlitz Monthly Update Post: September 2022

StackBlitz Monthly Update Post: September 2022

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Tech Talk: 'Unit Test the Docs: Why You Should Test Your Code Examples' (Write the Docs 2022)

Tech Talk: 'Unit Test the Docs: Why You Should Test Your Code Examples' (Write the Docs 2022)

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Talk Talk: 'One AWS team’s move to docs as code: what worked, what didn’t, what’s next' (Write the Docs 2022)

Talk Talk: 'One AWS team’s move to docs as code: what worked, what didn’t, what’s next' (Write the Docs 2022)

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What do you look for on a team page?

What do you look for on a team page?

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Peaceful coexistence

Peaceful coexistence

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Tech Talk: 'Debugging: Techniques for Uncertain Times' (RailsConf 2021)

Tech Talk: 'Debugging: Techniques for Uncertain Times' (RailsConf 2021)

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Talk Notes: "Growing Software From Seed" (railsConf 2021)

Talk Notes: "Growing Software From Seed" (railsConf 2021)

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Tech Talks: "A Day in the Life of a Ruby Object" (RailsConf 2021)

Tech Talks: "A Day in the Life of a Ruby Object" (RailsConf 2021)

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Talk Notes: 'The Rising Storm of Ethics in Open Source' (RailsConf 2021)

Talk Notes: 'The Rising Storm of Ethics in Open Source' (RailsConf 2021)

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Talk Notes: "Secrets of Successful Mentors" (RailsConf 2021)

Talk Notes: "Secrets of Successful Mentors" (RailsConf 2021)

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Talk Notes: "Implicit to Explicit: Decoding Ruby's Magical Syntax" (RailsConf 2021)

Talk Notes: "Implicit to Explicit: Decoding Ruby's Magical Syntax" (RailsConf 2021)

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Talk Notes: 'Talmudic Gems For Rails Developers' (RailsConf 2021)

Talk Notes: 'Talmudic Gems For Rails Developers' (RailsConf 2021)

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Talk Notes: "Designing APIs: Less Data is More" (RailsFonc 2021)

Talk Notes: "Designing APIs: Less Data is More" (RailsFonc 2021)

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Talk Notes: "Self-Care on Rails" (RailsConf 2021)

Talk Notes: "Self-Care on Rails" (RailsConf 2021)

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Talk Notes: "'Junior' Devs are the Solution to Many of Your Problems" (RailsConf 2021)

Talk Notes: "'Junior' Devs are the Solution to Many of Your Problems" (RailsConf 2021)

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Tech Notes: "Accessibility is a Requirement" (RailsConf 2021)

Tech Notes: "Accessibility is a Requirement" (RailsConf 2021)

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List: questions to ask during a job interview

List: questions to ask during a job interview

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Talk Notes: "Fight, Flight, or Freeze - Releasing Organizational Trauma" by Matt Stratton

Talk Notes: "Fight, Flight, or Freeze - Releasing Organizational Trauma" by Matt Stratton

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Talk Notes: "DocOps: engineering great documentation" by Adam Butler

Talk Notes: "DocOps: engineering great documentation" by Adam Butler

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Resigning with grace

Resigning with grace

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SheCoded: A year of silence and reflection

SheCoded: A year of silence and reflection

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Shell tools and scripting — missing semester notes

Shell tools and scripting — missing semester notes

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The shell - missing semester notes

The shell - missing semester notes

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Mnemonics: declarative vs imperative programming

Mnemonics: declarative vs imperative programming

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I hit ⚡️ 15k ⚡️ commits through Open Source contributions and it broke Github.

I hit ⚡️ 15k ⚡️ commits through Open Source contributions and it broke Github.

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Arrow Functions: practice quiz on transformations

Arrow Functions: practice quiz on transformations

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ShowDev: COVID-19 Feminist Response site hit 12k visitors ✨ 🥳 🎉

ShowDev: COVID-19 Feminist Response site hit 12k visitors ✨ 🥳 🎉

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Show Dev: tutorial for ScrapingBee thanks to Dev! 🥳 🥳 🥳

Show Dev: tutorial for ScrapingBee thanks to Dev! 🥳 🥳 🥳

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Stay tuned: tech newsletters, slack groups and folks I follow and cherish dearly

Stay tuned: tech newsletters, slack groups and folks I follow and cherish dearly

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Freelancers: are you using liability insurance? Which one?

Freelancers: are you using liability insurance? Which one?

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List: LinkedIn Skills

List: LinkedIn Skills

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Recipe for a good readme

Recipe for a good readme

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What are the misconceptions of non-tech folks when working with devs on web projects?

What are the misconceptions of non-tech folks when working with devs on web projects?

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Rails Backend: Initializing an instance with a default value

Rails Backend: Initializing an instance with a default value

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Checklist: 56 guiding questions about web accessibility

Checklist: 56 guiding questions about web accessibility

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CS Trivia#8: What is & nbsp; ?!

CS Trivia#8: What is & nbsp; ?!

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ShowDev: Covid19 Risk Calculator hit 1,1k visitors ✨ 🥳 🎉

ShowDev: Covid19 Risk Calculator hit 1,1k visitors ✨ 🥳 🎉

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Rails Backend: Slug Endpoints

Rails Backend: Slug Endpoints

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Rails Backend: Custom Validations

Rails Backend: Custom Validations

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Recipe for Rails Backend

Recipe for Rails Backend

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React Bootstrap on mobile: confusing focus styling

React Bootstrap on mobile: confusing focus styling

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Which ERB tag should I use?

Which ERB tag should I use?

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How to properly close a port?

How to properly close a port?

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Github collaboration: does it matter where the GitHub repo lives?

Github collaboration: does it matter where the GitHub repo lives?

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CS Trivia#7: Why is SQL shouting at me?

CS Trivia#7: Why is SQL shouting at me?

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CS Trivia#6: Where did the spaceship operator come from?

CS Trivia#6: Where did the spaceship operator come from?

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to Ruby Variables

Hitchhiker’s Guide to Ruby Variables

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My action steps to be bold and brave in tech as a woman

My action steps to be bold and brave in tech as a woman

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Trivia#5: The first word sent over the internet

Trivia#5: The first word sent over the internet

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Trivia #4: Who invented copy+paste?

Trivia #4: Who invented copy+paste?

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Trivia #3: What is the history of "hello world"?

Trivia #3: What is the history of "hello world"?

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Trivia #2: Where did the word "debugging" come from?

Trivia #2: Where did the word "debugging" come from?

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Trivia #1: Who cursed us with 'foo bar'?

Trivia #1: Who cursed us with 'foo bar'?

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Refactoring my Rails Project

Refactoring my Rails Project

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