It's Not Dark Magic - Pulling Back the Curtains From Your Stylesheets

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All too often developers are left completely puzzled when the browser renders CSS in ways they didn’t expect. It’s not dark magic though and as developers, we know that computers are just parsing our instructions. While many talks discuss how to fix common bugs, this talk will focus on the why by taking a deep dive into browser internals to see how our styles are parsed and rendered.

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Aimee Knight

Software Engineer at Tuft & Needle

Aimee Knight is a full-stack software engineer at Tuft & Needle. As a former professional figure skater, she has a tremendous amount of energy and grit. Outside of work, she’s a Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies, a panelist on the JavaScript Jabber podcast and an international keynote speaker. Currently, she specializes in JS, React, and CSS, however, she’s worked extensively in Angular, Node, and Ruby on Rails as well. Her past community involvement includes being a weekly panelist on the Angular Air podcast, a co-organizer for CharmCityJS, and mentor for Baltimore NodeSchool and Rails Bridge.