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Posts by Lieke Boon

Spotlight 74: the story of Lauren, Senior Full Stack Engineer @ Netflix

It’s Friday and time for the perfect start of your weekend: a brand new Spotlight interview (number 74!). This week we’re going to meet Lauren Tan. Lauren is Senior Full Stack Engineer at Netflix. She is also an active contributor to the Ember.js community, editor of Emberway.io and a regular speaker at

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Slides Talk Brussels Nederlands Vrouwennetwerk

A couple weeks ago, I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to speak at the Brussels Nederlands Vrouwennetwerk in Brussels (Dutch women network). It was really nice to meet so many inspiring women! :) During my stay, I gained a lot of insights on the EU, the European Council, the European Commission

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Spotlight 73: Rachel, Engineer @ CodePen

Time for another spotlight, number 73! This time, I’m introducing you to Rachel Smith, web developer at CodePen (which is awesome!). And I’m so excited to share her story, cause I’m an absolute fan of the projects she’s been working on, and I’m sure she’ll have even more fans after this :-)

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Spotlight 72: Let’s meet JavaScript developer Astrid!

Hi everyone! This Friday we’re going to the Netherlands. I never meet a lot of Dutch female developers, so I’m excited to introduce you to Astrid Karsten. Astrid is a Managing Frontend Consultant, she is a real JavaScript expert and loves to play the guitar :-) Curious about the projects

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Spotlight 71: an interview with Senior Software Developer Neha!

It’s Friday again, and you know what that means: starting your weekend with another Spotlight interview! Today we’re going to meet Neha! Neha is a Senior Software Developer, Django Girls the Hague coach and she’s working on some amazing things! Read more of her story below :) Name: Neha Agarwal Job:

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Best Programming Books of August

The end of August is near and it’s time for the Best Programming Books of August! I hope you’ve had a great summer :-)  With the “Best Programming Books of” series, I try to inform you about the most popular programming and IT books of the current month. Also, I

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Time for Spotlight number 70: Meet Software Engineer Sarah!

After a small break, it’s time for spotlight number 70! This week we’re going all the way (to me that is ;)) to Brisbane, Australia! I’m going to introduce you to Sarah. Sarah is a software engineers and founder of Smithsoft, “small indie studio making beautiful games for all the

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Spotlight 69: introducing you to inspiring web developer Tiffany Yu!

In Spotlight number 69, we’re going to meet Tiffany Yu! Tiffany is a fullstack web developer. She participated in the full time Web Intensive Program at the New York Code + Design Acadamy in Amsterdam (yes, really, in Amsterdam!) and I was very happy to meet her at GitHub Satellite

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Spotlight 68: meet the wonderful technologist Shelly!

Happy Friday! In this Spotlight, I’m introducing you to Shelly! I met Shelly at EuRuKo in in Salzburg last year and she’s been on my ‘list of Spotlight heroes’ ever since. Shelly participated in the amazing Rails Girls Summer of Code in 2015 and she worked as Community Manager for

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Best Programming Books of July 2016

August is almost here! I’ll be traveling again, celebrating my birthday, organizing some great events, working with the most amazing people…. So, enough about the personal stuff, let’s have a look at the programming books of the month July. With the “Best Programming Books of” series, I try to inform you

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