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Lara Schenck @laras126 Pittsburgh, PA

Design engineer @PenskeMedia / CSS programmer / maker of monsters / writer of blog posts / she/her

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Joined Twitter 3/5/09


After 4-5 years of learning how to apply everything I know about building UIs to component architecture, I've writt… https://t.co/rVgy3GvAxT
Retweeted by Lara SchenckA Black Scholar Thread: ✊🏾🧠⚡️ Who are you? What do you study or research? What institution do you attend? What pro… https://t.co/PXocgoPOeA
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12/1
2019
@tabatkins @rustlang @ServoDev @ecbos_ Perhaps that happens here? https://t.co/YQ37rmc2Wy @tabatkins @rustlang @ServoDev @ecbos_ Thank you for clarifying @tabatkins!! @rustlang @ServoDev @ecbos_ If you are interested in learning more about what an "implementation" is in Rust (and i… https://t.co/ovKIPtGgTB @rustlang @ServoDev @ecbos_ Other appearances of counters in Servo: - A web platform test for counters():… https://t.co/0T2A9oQj6RAnd now...back to exploring the @rustlang source of CSS in @ServoDev!! Perhaps this is where the new counter in cou… https://t.co/GxCkXBeSLtAh! And I just learned about the function `counters()` which creates a *new* counter for each set of nested element… https://t.co/TZWn5D7yqyFor loops in CSS? The humble counter! https://t.co/ES1OXMVyLd
11/30
2019
Facebook has a design system?
Retweeted by Lara Schenck @anastas10s @Fastmail They do have calendars! I haven't taken that leap yet...but soon!No time to write a full-on blog post about what you're working on? #ShareYourDocs! https://t.co/7LUjzh4LqT#ShareYourDocs: Basic CSS Utility Class Generator in Larva https://t.co/w2U3f53t8RI did this a few weeks ago! Amazing!! And, well...fast. Thanks @Fastmail! https://t.co/HFSarDxdDmFlight attendant: Is there a doctor onboard? Dad: *nudging me* that should've been you Me: Not now Dad Dad: Not… https://t.co/Hu3BAy1Gq2
Retweeted by Lara SchenckFlight attendant: Is there a doctor on this flight? Dad: *nudging me* that should've been you Me: Not now Dad Da… https://t.co/EYeVsbrZL0
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11/27
2019
Stoked to share another project I've been working on ! 🎉 Made with #WebAssembly! An Open-Source #PWA , searchable… https://t.co/pIAoDLrstR
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11/25
2019
@sheelah_b @css Apple Pencil and Keynote!! It's actually a nice, simple drawing tool @css Here are some other programming monsters – these are general purpose PLs because they are not inside a domain… https://t.co/aamz9kNa1lMore monsters + weekend reading on @css from yours truly!! We are programmers, box programmers.… https://t.co/QMbX0O5T65Saturday, plant-based monsters https://t.co/SE3BdtzCbx https://t.co/6JWJCffLUSFriday monster! https://t.co/dKH2tG5rdX https://t.co/aiLGg6Tnoc
11/23
2019
Want to give back to open source or learn something new over the holidays? Consider contributing to Firefox DevToo… https://t.co/dMD9Qvja6K
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11/21
2019
Looking forward to reading this later! https://t.co/1BW8kfrwuDAlso relevant from #lunchread @ZeroBugsFaster: “New language designers often have the problem that they don’t know… https://t.co/07HFS7iu7o
11/20
2019
I am reading Thinking Fast & Slow right now, and on the lookout for biases. This topic makes me think of the availa… https://t.co/xRzSqpBHKfAlso, worth mentioning - I have yet to write production code using a JS framework. Maybe this all seems more pervas… https://t.co/clongJjSPRPerhaps this is an inevitable part of the maturation of a technology. Are we (that is, humans) able to learn from o… https://t.co/WyrxgW9KTs📣 @akattow is bringing Global Diversity CFP Day 2020 to Milwaukee, USA 🇺🇸 on Saturday, January 18th 🙏🏼 🎉 🙌🏼 https://t.co/tzjs7xtwmj
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11/19
2019
The more I think about this (and I think about this a lot) the more I believe we need to memorize more. I know this… https://t.co/PurQbPFHxY
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11/17
2019
I like reading this thread! I feel like it’s a little inventory of current browser bugs that might come up - https://t.co/RP1r7udheN @eggenn @616c616e6e @jensimmons I also wish chrome would full implement gap for flexbox. @eggenn and @616c616e6ehttps://t.co/Bco3En7bAF
11/14
2019
@patrickbrosset @StuRobson @FirefoxDevTools @ChromeDevTools Thanks Patrick! I'll take a look :)
11/13
2019
WordPress 5.3 has 660 total contributors and 279 first time contributors. Awesome to see so many people coming toge… https://t.co/Km9NjqaK3P
Retweeted by Lara Schenck @StuRobson @FirefoxDevTools @ChromeDevTools OMG Tilt!!! I loved that thing!!Here is my go-to reference for when I need a stacking contexts refresher (basically every time I need to explicitly… https://t.co/s10e1sd4IeRequest for @FirefoxDevTools and @ChromeDevTools CSS panel: visualization of stacking contexts! I found this exte… https://t.co/HM9cK1KEGY @AdobeFonts @zachleat Thank you!!! @zachleat @Typekit @TypekitTeam @typekitlove @AdobeFonts Oh wow, I feel old @Typekit @TypekitTeam Just FYI: what we are doing is literally copy/pasting the CSS served from @Typekit (could get… https://t.co/ALwGfi4Q46A nice FAQ about of Design Ops by @NNgroup! But I wonder: why is there no mention of engineering? Too often, engi… https://t.co/jbFQztXtPL
11/12
2019
@snookca @ScottKellum Media queries with plans to swap out for CSS locks (I did not know was the specific name for… https://t.co/hQ5Nj2mKWpHey Pittsburgh! Come hang out with me and @geekygirlsarah for what is becoming favorite event every year, Global Di… https://t.co/DT229YyCXiHow does one use `font-display: swap` on @Typekit w/ Webfontloader? This seems like a really common need, and we ar… https://t.co/32ehYS8cUs
11/11
2019
Perhaps it is time to call it a day when you name a branch "fix/misc"📝 New, low-effort blog post! #ShareYourDocs: The start of Larva's Naming Guidelines Wiki https://t.co/tUHw0U7hTt
10/25
2019
Here is a monster illustration of me, finishing the @nycmarathon on Nov. 3 if I DO NOT achieve my fundraising goal.… https://t.co/mkLfq6YZny
10/21
2019
Just annotated a design for another developer with this: "ul > for loop with li > c-lazy-image (16x9 crop) + c-spa… https://t.co/ZAtpLbJxFq^^ and takes a long time...The more I work on a design system, the more I realize it really is about creating a *language*. A consistent way t… https://t.co/F4JGjQ3SyRPittsburgh WordPressers! @wppgh is hosting a mega meetup @codeandsupply on Saturday – great opportunity to learn mo… https://t.co/y0zRcJ49cc
10/18
2019
Twitter friends! On Nov. 3 I am running the @NYCMarathon for @ChangeforKids to help provide ~5k elementary school… https://t.co/qygSbvgTdLi absolutely love how candid @jensimmons is about how features are shipped in different browsers and the general br… https://t.co/VuzPPkxTYZ
Retweeted by Lara Schencknpm install no-mouse-days and turn off all mouse access to your project for a day: get the whole team thinking abou… https://t.co/22ZStrmdEt
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10/15
2019
@laras126 Love 'em! It's one of the ways I could reliably hide Twitter's vanity metrics given the website's fondnes… https://t.co/82qQVJVsy2
Retweeted by Lara Schenck @razvancaliman Omg I have a user stylesheet very similar to this!! I didn't know other people did that - thank goodness for aria-labels... @MathiasaurusRex @jensimmons Here are a few examples of the posts! - https://t.co/pRHR37ybWR -… https://t.co/h9Mq2FlMzX @laras126 I wrote something like `.foo-list > li[style*="background-image"]` today and it was magical
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10/14
2019
Designer: "What do you think about dark mode for our sites?" Design Ops: "Hmm. Let's talk about this in 6-9 months." @bentsai Lol a typo in my made-up word! Thanks!CSS substring matching attribute selectors:
10/11
2019
A few concepts I am interested in learning more about in order to relate them to UI programming/CSS algorithms: -… https://t.co/VeKJqBeNi9I'm really liking @StandardNotes for all of my to-do list and note-taking needs! Excellent alternative to Apple's N… https://t.co/mn0sRcDfbuRemember that survey I am running with @laras126?? A) It is still running (https://t.co/tA17AK6ibN), but B) I will… https://t.co/jvMremNEdO
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10/8
2019
5/4: This is also a story about the problems with free and open source software. I think my solution will be to pro… https://t.co/ddzoretEQYAccessibility is not a boolean value, but unless there are structures in place to enforce it, we developers can cho… https://t.co/QmQMb4099nAnd another library has "accessibility" as boolean value in the config that can be turned on and off, though it does default to true. 3/4In one library's issue about lack of keyboard navigation, the repo owner writes: "I struggled with this when I wa… https://t.co/SVInHYuJ0CRolling your own content slider UI, and doing it well, is difficult and time consuming. As I research free and open… https://t.co/H2ZDLrkMgY
10/4
2019
A Twitter thread I will probably send in the next day or two https://t.co/dUAKuVoER4
10/3
2019
@FirefoxDevTools @muuvmuuv @css :) I would love to someday write all of my CSS in dev tools, and never open a text… https://t.co/5Q7DhIvd47 @MathiasaurusRex @hankchizljaw @yahilmadakiya Watch my talk to learn all about them! https://t.co/MfGT5je7uy
10/2
2019
Major gold star to @FirefoxDevTools – love this!! ⭐️ https://t.co/OSrNaHEOPFTime for a CSS algorithm! Today at work @yahilmadakiya and I came up with .a-pull: https://t.co/GEPMmyKwYu Fellow… https://t.co/7oykGKENFl
10/1
2019
Are you looking to hire a junior front-end dev? One of our students, Beatrice, (@shiiinobee) is looking for her fi… https://t.co/iTZOtEO4FS
Retweeted by Lara Schenck @LearningNerd @getsentry Yesss I love it!! I want to hear your voice in all the commercial teaser videos!!1. would anyone be interested in a tech conference that *only* featured speakers from outside of tech talking about… https://t.co/RrXCoSZIu4
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9/27
2019
“...a large framework isn’t necessary for flexibility, and sometimes it’s the opposite of flexibility.” More from… https://t.co/DY1qb8U6v0
9/26
2019
“Great art communicates the lessons of the past in ways a new generation can understand. Great programs communicate… https://t.co/D7rlZ7dCoB
9/23
2019
New blog post! Sloppy Screencasts: Test-Oriented UI Development with BackstopJS / Larva Show-n-Tell #tdd #csshttps://t.co/Y8orcNlFMI
9/21
2019
This is language agnostic advice! I am applying it to UI programming with CSS & HTML. Here is a link to buy… https://t.co/1CWU72Jhza“Encapsulate the Ugliness and Move On”“Usually programmers don’t get everything they want for their projects. Projects succeed when programmers do the be… https://t.co/0CzQtjNOJhThey give us the ability to better communicate our ideas to other humans. Programming is a job of communication.”Thread of wise words from my fave lunch time read @ZeroBugsFaster by Kate Thompson: “If programmers wrote for the… https://t.co/wrrWh4tOT0
9/20
2019
Yayy, watch CSS Algorithms v3.6.1 @strangeloop_stl! A final hurrah for this summer of many conferences! https://t.co/NyPNpmDRzp
9/19
2019
@Felienne Omg my face in this picture hahah @dcreager @Felienne Lol - good idea to add a more common default value! @LeesonBrown Ah kinda dropped the ball on this - here they are!! https://t.co/nKn1QEhPYO Drinks soon in Pgh! I'll… https://t.co/Jao6AYZqi4Yayyyy, here's the survey app to rank programming languages, built by my friend @laras126 in collaboration with… https://t.co/V67KzpwPmE
Retweeted by Lara Schenck @brianmontanaweb Are you referring to Catalyst Coffee? I am feeling the same frustrationIs CSS a programming language? The next generation of that question is a data collection app by @Felienne and me… https://t.co/pl59VfupiqMe and @laras126 are very curious what people's perceptions of programming languages are! We'd be very happy if you… https://t.co/XBTEbmsHL6
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9/14
2019
@EllyPirelly @TatianaTMac @cassiecodes Congrats Elle!! I am so glad to hear that!! Keep it up :)
9/13
2019
Blog post: Something I spent too long debugging at the end of the day [automated tweet] https://t.co/nemQcXuvpg
9/6
2019
NYC friends, check this out - a 1 day conf for equipping early career devs with work-life and leveling-up skills. L… https://t.co/v1SNgthhFT
8/21
2019
Had such a fantastic time @JSConfUS!! Here is the link to my ongoing CSS Algorithms talk blog post that includes a… https://t.co/TdgLrI6qZj
8/15
2019
The call for speakers is open for the inaugural WordCamp Long Beach! Awesome job getting it together, SoCal friends… https://t.co/7ONpD6PMhR
8/10
2019
@JSConfUS @abstractionscon Feel free to say hello if you are attending either! My favorite thing about attending co… https://t.co/SoJUAMun0YNext stops on the CSS algorithms summer tour are @JSConfUS in San Diego next week, and then @abstractionscon back i… https://t.co/dZ8plmEX1i
8/7
2019

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