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Amanda Kievet

By: Amanda Kievet

January 13th, 2016

Zen and the Art of Progressive Enhancement

Application Development

When I'm not programming, I'm in the woods as much as possible camping and hiking. Occasionally I need to look something up on my phone (an address for instance), and I often see this:

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By: Amanda Kievet

October 30th, 2015

Conference in the Catskills

Stride News

The whole thing seemed too good to be true: autumnal foliage, blacksmithing, craft cider, square dancing, live music spanning genres from folk to rock and roll... at a tech conference! It wasn't. The first annual Catskills Conf combined all of my favorite things all in one place — and included a very special group of people — in the Hudson Valley. It was also special weekend because I decided to give a lightning talk — my first at a conference.

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By: Amanda Kievet

October 21st, 2015

Full Stack Fest Conference in Barcelona

Stride News

I recently attended Full Stack Fest in beautiful Barcelona. Full Stack Fest is actually two separate conferences -- Baruco (Barcelona Ruby Conf), and Future JS -- with a day of workshops in between. There were also 4 nights of sponsored meetups/parties where I got the chance to mingle with international Rubyists and Javascripters.

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