I took a “Burnout Break”, but it took a month before I feel 100% again. Here’s how to recover from it.

1. Acknowledge Your Burn Out

There was a point in time when I was just staring blankly at the computer screen, yet I felt like I was keeping my head above water — as…

It’s more than the number of people you lead.

“Two Women Looking at the Code” by @divinetechygirl

I worry about code maintainability now

When I was newer to the field, I was all about creating new features which work. As long as it worked, I was ecstatic, and I was proud of calling those features “my babies”. Today, I still get excited about building…

AEM User Permissions Configuration Mistakes I made so you don’t have to

Image by Glen Hodson

I remember the first user permission story I had to complete — Design and Implement User Permission Matrix. My task, in a nutshell, was to create user groups, organize user groups, assign permissions as well as create users…

I was feeling guilty for not writing yet I was too overwhelmed from my full-time job. My other half then told me something enlightening.

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The conversation went something like this.

Me: It’s 2 AM. I am tired, but I really think I should write. …

Yay or nay? And maybe a little food for thought

Google Chrome’s Hiding of Full URL

There has been a glaring change in my Chrome browser lately (Yes I read online that it’s not really new but I had not experienced this until now) — I can no longer see the website’s full address once I…

Tips and tricks to save you time and code

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Selecting Multiple Elements to Apply the Same CSS

.random-class__content1, .random-class__content2, .random-class__content3

I used to write n separate CSS classes, but guess what? This selector can be applied to multiple classes as long as you state these CSS classes and join them using commas.

Selecting the Direct Descendent of an Element

.random-class__content > a

There are cases when you just want to apply CSS to all…

Thanks to the WFH situation, I found out that the skillset from a highly stigmatized job is more transferrable than you think (even for a vastly different profession)

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Don’t Be Tunnel Visioned

She sees the value in forming long term prospects, even if she may not be able to close the deal now or…

And why I love each of them in detail, as a Developer and a Design Enthusiast

Design System Illustration from UxMisfit

Before we jump into the Design Systems, what, exactly, is a Design System?

The definition varies a bit throughout the net but it is essentially a collection of guidelines and reusable components, that provides a single source of reference to teams to design, realise and build products.

Who are the primary users of a Design System?

Everyone talks about how we will kickstart our lives in excitement but they don’t talk enough about the dark thoughts post-graduation.

Photo by Chichi Onyekanne on Unsplash

Nobody told us that we will have high expectations for our degree.

Inner Dialogue: We achieved this degree after working hard and paying a good sum for four years — we deserve better.

But Instead We Say: I hope I get…

It can be hard to navigate through lines of code and keep your sanity.

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There are many cases where you need to read others' code — maybe you are new to a job and you are handed over a codebase to digest before you get started. Maybe you are supposed…

Rebecca Tan

I bring designs to life through code.

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