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  • CTO, UX / UI Designer & Developer, International Speaker
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An award winning CTO, UX / UI Designer & Developer, International Speaker, and author, Martine focuses on web interfaces that are beautiful, functional, accessible, and usable. She approaches user experience from both art and science, drawing from her degrees in psychology and visual communications. She has worked as an developer, artist, educator, and consultant since 2005. 
In 2015, she published a children's book, “Programming Languages ABC++”. She then went on to write “Approachable Accessibility: Planning for Success” which was released in June 2019 and “Architecting CSS: The Programmer’s Guide to Effective Stylesheets” in 2020.
Currently, she is the CTO at Andromeda Galactic Solutions where she continues to learn, work on, and share her passion for front end development.
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What Martine's working on

What Martine's working on

2022
Jun 07, 2022
Wrote a blog post about changing HTML list styles to use emojis instead of bullet points.

Read the post here: Creating Custom List Styles
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May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022
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Author & International Keynote Speaker, M2D2 Enterprises
I've received a few more conference acceptances! Not yet sure if I'll be in  person or online, but I'll be speaking at the following events:


Apr 05, 2022
We have been working on creating a dark theme for my website during the stream so figured I would write a quick post about the technique we used to make it happen. Check it out:
https://andromedagalactic.com/blog/light-or-dark-which-do-you-prefer/
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Mar 30, 2022
Created a course to help front end developers up their CSS game by learning how to create a user experience that’s smooth, natural, and intuitive using transitions, animations, and show/hide functionality with CSS Animations and Transitions

Check it out: https://www.manning.com/liveprojectseries/css-ser
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Mar 01, 2022
It was brought to my attention that animations using css stroke-dasharray & stroke-dashoffset are actually hard to understand so did a little write up, check it out:

https://andromedagalactic.com/blog/animating-drawing-svg-shapes-and-paths/
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Feb 22, 2022
Currently working on my speaking schedule for this year. If you are an online event / stream / podcast looking for a speaker, let's chat

https://martine.dev/speaking.html
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