January 11th, 2019

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@heydon@mastodon.social

It occurs to me, rereading @Mandy_Kerr’s post, that she framed the subject better than me, and before I did. If I was going to recommend one to read, it would be hers.

camila waz

Those ppl make me love what I do even more. The work is hard, you have to fight every day, but you are SO valuable. Your work is valuable. Never forget that.

# Posted by camila waz on Friday, January 11th, 2019 at 10:45am

Mandy Michael

To reiterate from my original article: “I love CSS, I love HTML and I love JavaScript. They are all important and all valuable in the front end space. What I don’t love, is the constant infighting and devaluing. Let’s stop that and appreciate all the things.”

(((Lennie)))

Well timed, new project discussed yesterday I get to go back to doing front-end work and not a little bit of everything. I think the other developers are looking forward to having a front-end dev.

Andy Bell

Strong agree. The more articles like this, the better!

# Posted by Andy Bell on Friday, January 11th, 2019 at 11:32am

Ken Newton

15 years ago I loved building in in plain html and CSS. I still love it but I moved into other languages, mgmt, and architecture because, like most, I couldn’t make $ doing only front end work. Thank you and the others for fighting the good fight for so long! Great reads!

# Posted by Ken Newton on Friday, January 11th, 2019 at 12:05pm

Tom Streeter

I hope that’s offset a bit by knowing a lot of people have just discovered that there are others who feel as they do — and have now seen those feelings given a voice. Thanks for writing it.

Andy Bell

There’s some amazing links not just in this tweet, but in the subsequent thread. A very wholesome thread indeed.

# Posted by Andy Bell on Friday, January 11th, 2019 at 3:19pm

Helen Brockelbank

This is very timely considering I got told I’m professionally “screwed” because I like CSS at a meet-up last night!

Roberto Iriondo

RT @Mandy_Kerr: To reiterate from my original article: “I love CSS, I love HTML and I love JavaScript. They are all important and all valuable in the front end space. What I don’t love, is the constant infighting and devaluing. Let’s stop that and appre… https://t.co/GYEFO2RXRi

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