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Web Development

A (recursive!) function present Lara is proud of

Having fun with recursion, pattern matching, and logical equivalence.

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Now

As of January 3, 2020

Writing, deciding what to read, runner’s knee, learning cool things, did a fun hardware project.

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Personal Updates

My 2020 in bullet points, music, and pictures (previously 2020: Year in Review)

Another year, another “Year in Review” but this time, in a more fitting format.

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Ideas Research

Idea: Desugared Design Systems

I learned about the concept of desugaring from a lecture on programming languages, and I wonder how that would apply to design systems.

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Links

TED Talk recommendation: How to Read a Book a Day by Jordan Harry

There’s nothing quite like a great TED talk…and this is a great TED talk!

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Web Development

Note to future Lara: Probably don’t rename directories just because it “feels better”

Lesson learned: Changing existing names with “better” new names is not necessarily a good idea because there will always be “better” new names.

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Games Web Development

Let’s play: “Where is this CSS coming from?”

It’s a 1+ player game that can last from 1 hour to, um, much longer!

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Now

As of November 11, 2020

Back from travel and resetting.

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Now

As of October 16, 2020

Cross country road trip coming up, and updating the AMP plugin.

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Now

As of September 14, 2020

Preparing for a bike trip, planning Gutenberg project, contributing to WordPress Core CSS chat.

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Web Development

Versioning Larva, PMC’s design system

For Larva, we are using semantic versioning with some modified definitions.

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Web Development

An brief explanation of recursion for UI programmers

A high level overview of recursion with an analogy that will be familiar to front-end UI programmers.

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WordPress

Log a Gutenberg block’s attributes to the console

How to log a Gutenberg block’s attributes to the console for helpful debugging and an introduction to WordPress data stores.

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Antiracism

Non-Zero Days, Antiracism Edition: Day 62 (and notes on the future of this series)

Thanks to the teaching of EbonyJanice in her lecture, White Urgency is Violence, I realized that there are potentially violent elements in this series. It is time to take a step back.

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Antiracism

Protected: Non-Zero Days, Antiracism Edition: Days 39 – 53 [WiH]

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