Author Archives: Chantal

CSS – Media Queries

I came across media queries, a CSS functionality that helps to create a more responsive site, while going through General Assembly’s Dash Tutorial.  It allows you to specify attributes based on the width of the screen.  You construct a media query as follows: @media (max-width: 500px) { body { background: red; } } Essentially  once the statement...
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Happy Ada Lovelace Day!

Fellow nerds around the world are celebrating the life and work of an amazing woman today, Ada Lovelace (10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852).  Ada is widely recognized as the world’s first (not just woman) computer programmer, having created an algorithm to calculate the Bernoulli Numbers using a machine processor. Almost 200 years later, it’s...
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AngularJS – Getting Started & Binding

Is it just me or does it seem like every time you turn around there’s a new Javascript framework popping up.  Backbone, Node, Ember; they all seem to have really strong fan bases, but the one that’s really peeked my interest lately is Angular.  Created by our friends at Google, the open-source framework integrates almost...
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Algorithm and Interview Prep Meetup

Last Monday was the first session of the weekly Algorithm Interview Prep Meetup group Laura and I are running in conjunction with Women Who Code.  We had a great turn out of about 35 women looking to hone their technical interviewing skills.   Generously hosted by StumbleUpon, we offered the women four choose your own...
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