The Big Web Show #64: Jenn Lukas – You Code, Girl!

Front-end developer Jenn Lukas. Photo by EllisLab.

IN EPISODE No. 64 of The Big Web Show, I interview front-end developer Jenn Lukas about how to tell if you’re a designer or coder; in-house versus product development versus consulting; Girl Develop It, a code teaching activity for budding women web developers; the designer/developer collaboration; tabs or spaces; jumping on the SASS bandwagon; staying sane during #siteweek; maintaining an active roster of side projects; the importance of writing; and loads more.

Jenn is Interactive Development Director for Happy Cog. She was named one of Mashable’s 15 Developer/Hacker Women to Follow on Twitter, and you can find her on Twitter posting development and cat related news. She also writes for The Nerdary and is a monthly columnist for .net Magazine. You can see Jenn speak at a variety of conferences, including SXSW, JSConf (both US and Germany), and Standards.Next. She also supports promoting women in technology by teaching HTML and CSS classes for GirlDevelopIt.

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Links in This Week’s Episode

Articles by Jenn Lukas

Transitioning Max Height
December 15 2011, The Nerdary
The Gift of Giving
December 15 2011, Cognition
I have a new crush and its name is figcaption
August 11 2011, Cognition
Are Doctypes the New Lunch Tables?
April 14 2011, Cognition
Happy-Libs: We’re All In It Together
April 14 2011, Cognition
June 24 2010, The Nerdary

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