OddBird

Meet the Birds…

Miriam Suzanne

Co-Founder & Project Manager


Code Patterns & Style Guides

Living Style Guide documentation on the web is a difficult problem, gaining a lot of attention in the last few years. Let’s take an in-depth look at one way to store patterns directly in Sass, and generate documentation automatically.

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We Are Not Neutral: 2016 in Review

OddBird is a small company – a shared vision and brand that transforms seven remote contractors into a Web Software Agency. 2016 was a year of big changes for us, individually and as a company. We can’t distance ourselves from the world we work in, or the lives of our members, colleagues, and clients. Software is never neutral, and neither are we. There’s work to do.

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SitePoint: Live Q&A with Miriam

I did a live Q&A at SitePoint back in August. We talked about customizing Susy for your needs, why you might not need a grid system, other tools I’m working on, and how to select or build your own toolkits.

It was a wild two-hours of typing as fast as I could, and hoping to sound intelligent. Thanks for asking the questions!

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Auditioning Github Projects

With the release of kanban-style project boards, we decided to move our open design process over to GitHub and give it a try.

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CSSConf 2016 Recap

It was a pleasure speaking at CSSConf 2016 in Boston! Here are some of my notes from the event – coverig everything from creativity and the Bauhaus movement to SVG 2 internals, React styles, CSS grid layouts, and custom properties (e.g. CSS-native variables). I included links to slides and video whenever possible.

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Open Design for OddBird.net

We’re re-building our website in the open, and writing about our process along the way. We hope you’ll follow along and even get involved!

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Clarity Conference

It was an honor to be part of the first ever Clarity Conference in San Francisco – a beautiful event organized by Jina, and completely focussed on Style Guides.

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Jump Start Sass

Chapter 11: Sass Architecture

I’m excited to release Jump Start Sass, a book I co-authored with Hugo Giraudel. Digital coppies are available from SitePoint, wih print edditions sold by O’Reilly. Here’s an excerpt from Chapter 11, Sass Architecture.

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SassConf 2014

SassConf is right around the corner, and Claudina has been working hard to make it happen!

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Your Own Damn [Susy] System

Miriam introduced Susy Two at The Mixin meetup in San Francisco, and then recorded a version of the talk just for you. This is a great introduction to Susy, and the philosophy behind it.

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Ask us anything.

We’re happy to answer your questions, big or small. If we’re a good fit for your custom web project, we’ll offer a free in-depth assessment!

Schedule a call with Miriam