Four Years at DigitalOcean

Published June 20, 2020

Today marks my four year anniversary at DigitalOcean, working on the Community tutorials and the Write for DOnations program. It’s been a ridiculous four years. I started out in 2016 as a technical editor, working with external authors to create tutorials that walk readers through installing software. It was the perfect opportunity to blend my teaching experience, systems experience, and editorial experience. I would work with the author on the topic and outline, review drafts, and ensure that the article worked as written by testing out every step.

Creating a Layout with CSS Grid

Published February 18, 2020

CSS Grid lets you create web page layouts without resorting to external CSS frameworks. In this tutorial you’ll build a layout with CSS Grid and explore how the specification works.

Creating a Navigation Bar with Flexbox

Published February 13, 2020

Use Flexbox to build a navigation bar with elements evenly-spaced on large screens, and vertically stacked on small screens, all with minimal HTML and CSS.