On The Blog
May 14, 2019
Typically the main part of communities is the events put on by the organization. This is the guide to running great events that your attendees, volunteers, and sponsors will love.
April 29, 2019
So you've just been handed an Angular project and are trying to figure out how to get up to speed on Angular AND TypeScript AND RxJS. Take a deep breath, it's going to be ok! Here's a quick crash course to key TypeScript and RxJS concepts you need to know to get started ASAP.
April 11, 2019
Custom code snippets are a great way to quickly onboard new team members and help them navigate your reusable components better cause my snippets bring all the boys to the yard.
April 09, 2019
Learn how to build awesome volunteer teams to execute on your organizations mission.
April 05, 2019
This is the introduction to my community organizing series, a guide for those want to run amazing meetups, user groups, workshops, conferences, and communities (and not burn themselves out).
April 04, 2019
Learn how to use FormArray to dynamically add and remove FormGroups and FormControls in reactive forms.
April 01, 2019
Do you think you have what it takes to work remote? Better yet, does your company or the place you're interviewing with have what it takes to support remote workers? Consider this your guide to deciding if you're in the right place to start working remote, and if you are - how to survive this huge work-style change and implement rules, patterns, and boundaries to help you be successful.
March 18, 2019
Want to get started speaking at conferences, or step up your current game? Find out how conference talk acceptances work, the basics of writing a good talk abstract, and how to distinguish yourself from the crowd of submissions!
January 25, 2019
Learn how to use Next.js to spin up a Single Page Application serving Mean Girl quotes in under 15 minutes!
January 07, 2019
Explaining the Kansas City Speaker enigma - why do so many speakers at technical conferences all over the world come from Kansas City?
December 09, 2018
Holy shit, ya’ll. Budapest is foodie and wino heaven. My body was not prepared for this magical journey.My normal routine any time I travel…
December 05, 2018
“Wait, this isn’t your full time job?” is a question I’ve heard more than once since founding Kansas City Women in Technology(KCWiT) over…
November 30, 2018
Hobbypost during funemployment time! A few years ago I discovered Kombucha, a fizzy fermented probiotic drink, and got quite addicted. The…
November 28, 2018
Another post in my funemployment blog series. So anytime I’m on #funemployment (which face it, has been about once a year lately, sighhhh. I…
November 20, 2018
Welcome to my funemployment blog series. It’ll probably include new posts about the joys of Kombucha brewing, but for today I’m talking…
July 07, 2018
How to run a great coding workshop for girls with Jewelbots, the programmable bluetooth bracelets.
May 17, 2018
Complicated Problem 5: I need to dynamically add and remove form controls & form groupsOk, let’s pretend we have an interface like so:First…
May 16, 2018
Complicated Problem 4: I have a bunch of checkboxes and need to submit an array of selected idsThere’s the HTML appropriate/semantic way to…
May 15, 2018
Complicated Problem 3: I need to display one thing in an input field for the user but submit something elseA common use case for this…
May 14, 2018
Complicated Problem 2: I need custom validation rulesAngular is super nice and gives us some basic validators out of the box.We can also…
May 13, 2018
Complicated Problem 1: I need dynamic required fieldsLet’s say we only want the subcategories field to be required if categories has a value…
May 12, 2018
“Why’d you have to go and make things so complicated?” - Avril Lavigne, implementing Angular 2 forms in 2018Avril LavigneWe’ve had…
November 21, 2017
Maximize your burrito output!
October 28, 2017
Salsa verde is such an underrated sauce. I could seriously drink this stuff, I have a problem.
August 03, 2017
Chicken & Wild Rice is a super easy all in one pot meal prep you can tweak to match your macros.
August 03, 2017
Get your poke bowl on, meal prep style!
August 02, 2017
Polenta and pulled pork is one of my go-to breakfast meals.
July 28, 2017
I originally had this in wrap form, which was tasty, but I wanted a low carb version of it.
June 01, 2017
Fine. I guess I'll blog.