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Maggie Appleton
Illustrator & Art Director . I explain programming topics through visual metaphors on . Enthusiastic about dry British humour.
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Maggie Appleton May 21
Replying to @simoncarryer
Too dark too soon? I've been looking at too much global warming data... The lighter guess: percentage of the way through eating a personal pint of ice cream in relation to satisfaction/enjoyment. (We still get ice cream in the climate change apocalypse right?)
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Maggie Appleton May 21
Replying to @simoncarryer
Likelihood of humanity's survival over the next 70 years ๐Ÿ˜…
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Maggie Appleton May 18
Replying to @roonieone
Thanks mark! ๐Ÿ™Œ
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Maggie Appleton May 15
"The Shelfish Starter Guide to Databases" is all finished off and now readable here: If you're just dying to learn more about CRUD, schemas, relational structures, and SQL... you shan't be disappointed.
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Maggie Appleton May 13
Replying to @TheRealP_YAN
Thanks! Nice post. I've got a hooks illustrated explainer in the works and always good to read more insights on the topic ๐Ÿ‘
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Maggie Appleton May 9
Replying to @codingbent
You mean one explaining it? Sorry no, not yet. But this course by Dan Abramov does a great job:
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Maggie Appleton May 8
Replying to @swyx @eggheadio
Glad you liked it! Your own interview on there was great - really admire your learning in public approach. Trying to do the same on and appreciate having someone to copy ๐Ÿ˜‰
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Maggie Appleton May 4
Seconded - all these folks are fantastic, A+ humans.
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Maggie Appleton May 4
Got to chat to about drawing programming metaphors, and the parallels between develoment and drawing on our podcast this week -
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Maggie Appleton May 3
[2/2] ...online sites like , , . + spent a year at which made a huge difference. Have a post half-writte with a whole map of how it all came together I need to finish ๐Ÿ˜… - hopefully will be useful for refs! Ps. Gatsby is the best ๐Ÿ™Œ
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Maggie Appleton May 3
[1/2] Thanks! No official art school, but spent a comparable number of hours over 5 years doing a self-structured learning system. Had to sort of duct tape it together ๐Ÿ˜… but involved a lot of tracking & commitment software, a huge stack of classic books, and...
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Maggie Appleton May 3
Thanks ๐Ÿ™Œ - was great to hang out! Canโ€™t wait to collab on some stuff.
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Maggie Appleton May 3
Been fun-doodling React components and functions all day at Also treated us to a ๐Ÿ’ฏspot on Steve Balmer impression.
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Maggie Appleton May 2
Replying to @gudmvatn
ยฏ\_(ใƒ„)_/ยฏ not my personal opinion - based the rankings on One of the hover links will be a footnote directing readers there.
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Maggie Appleton May 2
Playing with some fun SVG link animations for the next explainer on databases.
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Maggie Appleton May 1
Replying to @m_khairahman
Hmmm... I'm not able to recreate any SSL errors on my end. It might be something with your local system - eg. Caused by an out of sync date & time, firewall/browser settings, etc. Try clearing cache or using a different browser.
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Maggie Appleton Apr 30
Expect a few more CRUD-tastic illustrated explainers this week โ€“ finishing up the last tiny bits of a piece on database structures for .
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Maggie Appleton Apr 26
I just picked up a last-minute ticket! Will see you there ๐Ÿ‘
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Maggie Appleton Apr 26
Picked up a ticket to conference next week - Jazzed to meet a whole room of React ladies and draw plenty of sketchnotes.
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Maggie Appleton Apr 25
Replying to @mt_nasty @css
It's debatable... Some people insist its a source-to-source compiler. Have another one on the distinction here:
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