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Author Archives: joanwolk
I was at the fantastic CSSconf.eu on Friday, and one of the presentations include code in Vim with a line numbering setup that blew my mind. It showed the current line number as an absolute number, but showed all other lines … Continue reading
I hope nobody else has this problem, but just in case, here’s the thing I had to diagnose this afternoon: a few select boxes (those things that drop down a list of options and you choose one) were immediately closing … Continue reading
Oops! I was in such a hurry to post the video yesterday that I didn’t realize it was only the first half of the talk! Here’s part two.
Here’s the video for the Berlin Geekettes panel I spoke on last Thursday at Campus Party. I hope the sound is ok; the acoustics of the space left something to be desired.
I don’t know if the video from Campus Party Europe is up yet, but this from when I gave the same talk at RuLu in June.
Look out for the order you use CSS pseudo-elements in, or you may not get the results you want. Today, I found that using li:before:first-child doesn’t work to style the :before pseudo-element on my first li, but li:first-child:before does. Rather … Continue reading
Wow! I had no idea my talk would generate so much interest, and so much traffic to my blog! It’s really strengthened my resolve to write here regularly. I want to continue being a resource for budding programmers, and (dare … Continue reading
I gave a talk at Rails Girls Berlin today about how I learned to code all on my own and turned it into a job. There have been several requests already to see the slides, so I wanted to get … Continue reading
I spent way too long today figuring out why a test for my update method was failing. Short answer: RSpec cookies don’t play nicely with Rails 3 testing, or at least not with Rails 3.1.rc5. The relevant bits of the … Continue reading