I am geeked out about learning! I get enjoyment out of adding to my knowledge and pushing at the edges of my comfort zone. While continuous learning is important to me, It’s easy to fall out of practice when work and family time demand a lot of my attention. Part of what excited me about […]
Plugin Creation 101: A Deep Dive into Extending the Spinnaker Framework
What is the Plugin Framework? On Dec 16, 2020, we announced the General Availability of the Plugin Framework for simplifying the extensibility of Spinnaker. Before this tooling was available, customizing Spinnaker required a vast amount of in-depth knowledge of the various microservices that compose the platform. Developers now have a standardized way of extending Spinnaker […]
How the Pandemic Opened the Door to My Career in Tech
The coronavirus pandemic played a part in reducing the access gap for parents, disabled people, and neurodivergent people in tech. I'm a member of each of those marginalized groups. The timing of the pandemic was beneficial to my job search. I was helped by the more inclusive hiring and work practices that companies adopted as a matter of survival.