Katie has worn many different hats over the years. She has previously been a software developer for many languages, systems administrator for multiple operating systems, and speaker on many different topics.

When she's not changing the world, she enjoys making cooking, tapestries, and seeing just how well various application stacks handle emoji.

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Coffee and laptop

Open source means I can find Linux familiarity on any terminal.
bash logo on green background

Improve your productivity with aliases and other shortcuts for the things you forget too often.
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Python 2 will reach its end of life in mere weeks. Here's what to know before you migrate to Python 3.
An intersection of pipes.

Integrating just a little bit of automation into your workflow can greatly improve your productivity and development velocity.
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Encouraging contributors is a delicate process, but even more so when several dozen turn up to your development sprint.