Function guest interview

I was invited to chat with Anil Dash about tech and self-care on the Function podcast’s season 2 kickoff. Function examines the intersection of tech and culture, and I’m grateful to have been invited to share my thoughts.

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Elsewhere on the web: Twilio guest posts

A couple of months ago, Glitch CEO Anil Dash got to interview Mindy Kaling at Twilio’s SIGNAL conference. We built an app that let people text in their questions for Mindy, and it added a lot of fun interactivity to their chat!

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Indigo Update: Custom CSS

This site runs a customized version of Indigo — essentially, a different colour palette and some custom styling for the Updates page. Because of this, it’s always been a bit of a headache to update to the latest version of the theme. No more! I’m happy to announce that you can now easily import custom CSS into Indigo.

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Improved Hugo theme workflows coming

It’s been over 10 months since I released my theme for Hugo, called Indigo. Some changes have been made since launch, but it always seems to take so much longer to build out new features or fix bugs than I’d like, and a recent breaking change in Hugo 0.57 (temporarily rolled back in 0.57.2) that I have to fix really drove that point home.

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Getting help with code

Debugging code can be either very rewarding or extremely frustrating. If you’re feeling frustrated, here are a couple of tips that will make it easier for others to help you.

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Thoughts on the podcast experiment

It’s been a week since Frank and I wrapped up and released the final episode for Make Before Break’s first season. Here are a few things we learned about making a podcast.

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Pseudo-chat components in Glitch

Ash Furrow’s blog is always a great read, and Monday’s thoughts on learning from other developer communities was no exception.

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Add notifications to your app/website in two easy steps

If you’ve been looking for the best way to add notifications to your app or website, just follow these two simple steps.

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Remote Work: Year Two

Today marks the second anniversary of my gig at Glitch (formerly Fog Creek Software). Last year, I wrote a retrospective on what the first year of working remotely was like; I thought it’d be fun to see how that’s evolved.

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A Face for Radio

…and a voice for silent film.

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Angelo Stavrow

Montreal, Canada
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Tinkerer with a strong interest for development, of both the personal and software persuasion; easily defeated with spatulas. Equal measures enthusiasm and concern for tech's effect on the world. He/him.