Kodes Generator day 4

It’s hard when you work on your personal project to be the product and UX designer, to do the design (especially if that’s not where your skills lay) and to plan what to build and how and when. I started with a shopping list when I picked this project up...

Kodes Generator day 2 and 3

I spent day 2 coding furtively on the tube and did not really blog. I mainly tried to move each component away from styled component and to SASS. It’s been challenging,  as initially I had the Button component set up so that I could pass additional classes to...

Kodes Generator Day #1

First of all, I had to fix many dependencies which had some vulnerabilities, as a warning came up when I cloned my old repo on my new machine and ran npm install So after running an audit npm audit I was confident I could upgrade all dependencies without anything...

Getting back into Kodes Generator

Some time ago I started building an app where you could design and order a custom Kodes necklace. I then would receive the order and make the necklace. This was ideally designed to be put on a tablet and handed over to any stockists who stocked Kodes who wished to...

State of the Browser 5, what I’ve taken away

Another year, another State of the Browser is finished. I still can’t believe we made it. Again. This year all of us have been immensely busy, but I love it how we all just come together and SOTB happens! It’s always such a massive wind-whirl so I thought...

I am confused about women in tech

(As published on The Pastry Box on 23rd February 2015) Hi, I’m a woman in tech and I am SO confused. What am I doing wrong in trying to get more women in tech? I grew up in a family that not only supported my use of technology (without making any fuss or a point about...