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Smashing Magazine Editor in Chief. Writer. Editor. Web developer. CSSWG member. Likes CSS, running, bikes, airplanes, cats. Contact https://t.co/566PbwjL3L

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Pandemic Sunday night. Zoom, Animal Crossing, whiskey, cats. https://t.co/m7ypFUMpO7
9/27
2020
@AmeliasBrain She’s half Maine Coon so I’m not expecting her to stay small 😀What's going on with my laptop fan? ... that would be the animation example I specifically designed to perform bad… https://t.co/OOkkvPX3tFThese two are getting closer to me the nearer it gets to cat lunchtime. https://t.co/E3BoYfXJFM
9/25
2020
@LeonieWatson @amazon My cats would destroy the house trying to get at it. There would be nothing left for a burgler. @mseckington are you having lessons online? I was a trained singer. Wondered about having some lessons again at some point.I generally wear a cloth mask but have a pack of disposable ones in my bag, which sometimes means I get to play mas… https://t.co/nlqiXmwrtb @foolip @othermaciej @RickByers @chrishtr @jonathandavis @jensimmons @smfr let me know if I can help! Especially ar… https://t.co/BnFojHxZpk
9/24
2020
@markboulton still this https://t.co/daKCcONv11 the nearest you get to non-js Masonry at the moment is multicol.It's finally out, the MDN Browser Compatibility Report: https://t.co/ZqEF7o5CJg (PDF, 1.9MB) A large part of 2020… https://t.co/eO1RvIjDkD
Retweeted by Rachel Andrew @anna_debenham @markboulton aww I was in Paris early this morning too! I don't know how one does a Zwift group ride… https://t.co/9cQRUti4HuStarting work early means there are a couple of hours of relative calm between the USA stopping screaming into the… https://t.co/QPw77X1iv8
9/22
2020
10pm pub closing not good enough. People will just go on to house parties. Need a mandatory 10:45pm National Crisis… https://t.co/KNTx0wENgd
Retweeted by Rachel AndrewI do miss working from coffee shops in different places. I have a very fancy coffee machine, but it’s pretty weird… https://t.co/yu9WvgyCwq @jesslynnrose They have essentially just chased me out of my office with naughtiness as they have decided it’s time… https://t.co/xjVGkhO5G2 @jesslynnrose Here they are. Em had emptied out the toy basket to sit in, then Pixel claimed it. https://t.co/wnYL5RHU97 @jesslynnrose yup same here, thankfully I am finding interesting work to do which deals with the bored. And I have fuzzy company at least. @FrankTldr depends whose work I'm working on. I don't usually get to choose.One cat pestering for food can be put off for a while. Two, and I have no chance of working through the furry onslaught.My cats have learned to collaborate once they have decided it is dinner time. Was trying to finish writing emails b… https://t.co/qfjFwDef0yBeing a webdev used to mean never having to wait around for code to compile. We seems to have fixed that with npm and SSGs.Let’s have a freelancing round-up. If you are looking for freelancers for projects, get in my replies with contac… https://t.co/ZKKK9Xh5IB
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9/21
2020
She can still fit inside my laptop stand for a sleep. Cosy under there. #emcat https://t.co/j56IyWC7hx @DasSurma I got an email with that offer telling me there has "never been a better time" to explore Europe. I can t… https://t.co/6QKBgcBlJ2
9/20
2020
@simonw also, if speakers start answering questions or posting resources then that encourages more attendees to add… https://t.co/lM7FoT7btu @simonw doing something low-key to start it off, usually Vitaly will ask people to add a flag emoji of where they a… https://t.co/1hIhFCg2B2 @simonw one of the most successful things at Smashing (which always surprises me) are the shared Google docs. We do… https://t.co/4YRi6K9kw3 @sundress I remember people who would make available sets of borders, buttons, bullets etc. for those of us who were graphics-challenged."push a button every time you are in a place protected by a screen or you are wearing a mask." Good fucking luck g… https://t.co/RWh0XuZzSu
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9/18
2020
I’ve got some great news, pals 📯 I’m going to be doing a workshop for the ace folks at @smashingconf in December,… https://t.co/3gyzvZPBLz
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9/16
2020
My daughter sent me and the cats a rainbow cat scratcher. They are puzzled. My demonstration seemed to confuse them… https://t.co/DBAehFuc7T @seldo I am being constantly emailed by my local airport's car park. Practically begging me to book some car parking.
9/15
2020
For @SmashingConf this year we’ve designed over 100 Smashing Cats, each with their own character and byline. If yo… https://t.co/JOjgNYisEQ
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9/13
2020
🎉 This week, Smashing Magazine turned 14! @rachelandrew and the Smashing team take a look back at some memories fro… https://t.co/Sbt2ydyT8F
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9/11
2020
Em slept under my laptop stand for the whole workshop. She has been poorly and lost weight so I think she gets cold. It’s cosy under there.My cats have been very good all day, other than a laundry in the litter tray incident this morning. I believe they… https://t.co/fNpPSQ2tjc @simonw @jaffathecake I still have stress dreams where I have to go on stage and haven't learned the choreography/h… https://t.co/Nk6q7YousF @marcosc @tobie I guess it is where value is placed that is interesting. My ability to write about web stuff is val… https://t.co/77lpxkaIQg @marcosc @tobie I care about the web. I've been a web standards / web platform volunteer for about 20 years now. Ob… https://t.co/U35FrJCTl4 @marcosc @tobie I would love to spend more time on spec editing and becoming a better spec editor, but other than s… https://t.co/l3KJomoafATo soften the blow of not being able to meet in groups of more than 6 (unless we are spending money at the time) Bo… https://t.co/knQLSmMLCI
9/10
2020
Pixel is asleep on the other sofa. He doesn’t sit on knees. https://t.co/c6mV4p069tI had to relocate to the sofa for the CSSWG meeting because Em extremely needed a cuddle and kept sitting on my key… https://t.co/9z2wFiGTsYThis morning please remember that we are leaving Europe on the back of a vote that we know was illegally subverted.… https://t.co/1GWkXuI7QB
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9/9
2020
Sad not to be out running with the @smashingconf runners today. Went alone and saw a long narrow boat called So Lon… https://t.co/PK8diBKPCI
9/8
2020
@MsMandachelle I think we have to eat it for every meal to feel authentic.I've made a specific page on my site to highlight my video editing work. More and more recently I've been hired due… https://t.co/6PB5kaF99m
Retweeted by Rachel AndrewLater this week I am running my CSS Layout Masterclass. Two days. Each with two hours of teaching/coding together a… https://t.co/i8EHhF2tgS
Retweeted by Rachel AndrewIf you are implementing some sort of direct message feature on your platform, for the love of all that is holy plea… https://t.co/9iXwLrCqNA @AutomatedTester this is why everyone should do a stint in tech support. Once you have tried to help people with th… https://t.co/9I5mRxPn2t @jesseearley we don't distribute these I'm afraid other than to people with tickets, so you could attend and just w… https://t.co/tD1b9pFVaQLater this week I am running my CSS Layout Masterclass. Two days. Each with two hours of teaching/coding together a… https://t.co/i8EHhF2tgS @rachelandrew For me, Freiburg will always have a place in my heart: First Conference for me, I met you, Lea Verou,… https://t.co/JDI7FWNuyJ
Retweeted by Rachel AndrewIt's #SmashingConf Freiburg today ... virtually of course. I feel as if I should get a truckload of hummus delivere… https://t.co/8QmQw3GI8g
9/7
2020
Masses of balloons out over Bristol this morning, with key workers who have helped during the pandemic treated to f… https://t.co/U6Zu9zcrv6
9/6
2020
@HenriHelvetica @SinaiHealth oh no, I've only really just got back to running any distance after suspected stress f… https://t.co/jiTlHE7G8q
9/5
2020
@ppk I think the issue is that the community is much more fragmented now. The priorities of folk who are primarily… https://t.co/sibm6yFheN @rachelnabors @TatianaTMac What annoys me is when women get judged for their clothes and appearance and men show up… https://t.co/A1mGcZXWN8 @rachelnabors @TatianaTMac I have been told I'd be much prettier in a dress by men, and that I'm letting the side d… https://t.co/dxPpPJf8Xv @TatianaTMac I have got more weird or nasty comments from people about wearing a shirt/trouser suit when presenting… https://t.co/B10LSX2tPy
9/4
2020
Use #CSS to customize HTML list bullets (and more!) in the upcoming Chromium 86 release (Canary or Beta today) 🆕 i… https://t.co/3wqlwqzT6Z
Retweeted by Rachel Andrew @chrismessina I would pay to disable direct messages completely, from anyone. As I get people using them for reason… https://t.co/VvhOqFShXV
9/3
2020
@kilianvalkhof @wicg_ @webwewantfyi @seaotta this is as far as I know a way to have a better place to discuss well… https://t.co/kvnICbug5iA new proposals repo for the @wicg_ somewhere to submit and discuss new web platform proposals https://t.co/15ugbycufrI was grumbling it was dark when I put on my running shoes this morning. Then there was this sunrise. #bristol https://t.co/z7Sf2eXFUO
9/2
2020
@BrianHilson yeah I know how to cook them, was just surprised how big they grew!Guess the rain is good for courgette / zucchini plants! https://t.co/UMTyCk7eUe
8/30
2020
@jkohlmann it's quite the climb to get up there, but on a clear day lovely views.Beautiful morning for a long run around the Downs. Chilly, felt like autumn. https://t.co/DwjniXU1a6
8/29
2020
@stefsull Ugh so sorry. I hope his case is short, and that his brother is ok. @MiriSuzanne @wendy_a_reid @fantasai @LeaVerou @jensimmons @philarcher1 @Morchickit @ildalatam @hivos @anabmaphttps://t.co/6p79gcPdu2 @MiriSuzanne @wendy_a_reid @fantasai @LeaVerou @jensimmons @philarcher1 @Morchickit @ildalatam @hivos @anabmaphttps://t.co/ArsAQ4qfEt @wendy_a_reid @fantasai @LeaVerou @jensimmons @philarcher1 @Morchickit @ildalatam @hivos @anabmap @mikorulezhttps://t.co/OwnN8d48Ph @wendy_a_reid @fantasai @LeaVerou @jensimmons @philarcher1 @Morchickit @ildalatam @hivos @anabmap @mikorulezhttps://t.co/l6TKsTxmYR✨ So... 2020 didn't quite go as we all planned. 😢 For me, I spent ages prepping an SVG animation workshop and then… https://t.co/GkJxniFutn
Retweeted by Rachel Andrew @karamantha yeah, I lost all my soprano pretty quickly after I stopped singing. At college I had a fairly epic rang… https://t.co/wyRJYNhcwhHappy Friday lovely people. Still have some time free next week and want to learn a thing (or 2) more about Accessi… https://t.co/f0ElnNDoWi
Retweeted by Rachel AndrewEm wishes you a happy Friday. #emcat https://t.co/uIUGEgdfOL
8/28
2020
@SaraSoueidan @smdly I like the border-radius logical properties the best, border-start-start-radius and border-sta… https://t.co/aTg5zAwRh4We really, really, really enjoyed SmashingConf Live. In this article on the Magazine, we look back and you get a bi… https://t.co/0JjrQIr0LI
Retweeted by Rachel AndrewIt’s too much right now, for so many reasons. I hope all you good people are taking care of yourselves as much as p… https://t.co/9o0Eq5cjpx
Retweeted by Rachel Andrew @briankardell @Paul_Kinlan definitely - I'm generally interested in how we get people interested in new stuff, able… https://t.co/2AZkUCuCC7 @Paul_Kinlan @AndyDavies @briankardell There is just so much stuff being thrown at people, not just web platform st… https://t.co/WKo8aSMFqB @Paul_Kinlan @AndyDavies @briankardell I think in terms of folk learning, there is also a difference in terms of "I… https://t.co/h7GlqQrkoa @Paul_Kinlan @briankardell A lot of the time people want to know how important the shiny new thing is. Should we be… https://t.co/LDJdt1KCRy @Paul_Kinlan @briankardell this isn't helped by folk shaming other people for "still" using something they have mov… https://t.co/h164ZSAVyn @Paul_Kinlan @briankardell I think it's hard for people to know what they should be keeping up with, as in what is… https://t.co/xcVg05UWmL"These are your people. They work at your companies and write your code. They are harassing or doxxing your other e… https://t.co/7gC3LUfws3 @jesslynnrose exercise, I know it's boring. However I don't think I'd have survived this year had I not been able t… https://t.co/DtQwLDYp1d
8/27
2020
Hey web devs, If CSS added a property that allows you to tweak native form elements (checkboxes, select, etc.) to… https://t.co/IQqwDdLvjK
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8/26
2020
Upcoming front-end & UX workshops — online, broken down into 2.5h segments: – JAMStack with @jlengstorf – CSS Layo… https://t.co/o20qqiVBk5
Retweeted by Rachel Andrew @markboulton @optimiced not arguing with you - because in general we don't do risky things for their own sake, it's… https://t.co/lMqKM7JFFs @optimiced @markboulton but that's what risk assessment is. Knowing the risk of crashing a small aircraft, doesn't… https://t.co/k5L28dw4Pb @markboulton To be fair we probably only get that information by opening up, seeing what happens. My worry is that… https://t.co/Cl2BP8ZfmA @markboulton I'm not risk averse, for example I happily fly in single-engine aircraft. But I know what that risk is… https://t.co/Cqi6WlPwBP @markboulton I am glad I don't have a school aged child right now. I do think one of the issues with all of this is… https://t.co/eJynLtPoIo @Una @ramoved that's amazing - what a find!
8/25
2020
An opinion thread on #London railway termini. VICTORIA: Huge. Half-station, half-shopping centre. Could probably… https://t.co/MMfo3nVIh4
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8/24
2020
@kylealden yeah it's so cool. My flight training is on hold due to the pandemic so it was nice to find I could stil… https://t.co/Q1QMNVOUgB @tabatkins @jina my older cat comes to tell me when the kitten is doing something he thinks is bad. He would alread… https://t.co/ffedJTn6ao
8/23
2020

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