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Mina Markham

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How Can I Learn React? with Mina Markham

Smashing Podcast

We’re talking about learning React. What's the React like to work with, and how can experienced developers get started? Drew McLellan chats to Mina Markham to find out.


16 Jun 2020

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14. Mina Markham: Building shared culture and better collaboration between designers and developers

Design Systems Podcast

Mina Markham (currently at Slack, formerly at Hillary For America and IBM) and Chris discuss getting executive buy-in, how to create space to continue advancing your design system, going beyond a shared language by building a shared culture, the story behind the Pantsuit Design System, and Beyoncé, of course. Guest:Mina Markham is Staff Engineer at Slack, design systems advocate, and international speaker. You can find Mina at mina.codes, on Twitter as @MinaMarkham, and on LinkedIn.Host:Chris Strahl is co-founder and CEO of Knapsack, host of @TheDSPod, DnD DM, and occasional river guide. You can find Chris on Twitter as @chrisstrahl and LinkedIn.Sponsor:Knapsack — the design system platform for ambitious product teams. Learn more at knapsack.cloud about getting Knapsack for your team.Links:View the transcript for this episode.


11 Jun 2020

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S9:E5 - Why you should understand user interface and design (Mina Markham)


No matter how good of an idea you have for a product, if the design isn't executed well and people don't like the interface, the product might as well not even exist. To talk about the importance of good user interfaces and design, we brought in Mina Markham, senior engineer at Slack and creator of the Pantsuit User Interface for Hilary Clinton's 2016 campaign Show Links DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Retool (sponsor) Microsoft 30 Days to Learn It (sponsor) Figma CodeNewbie Survey webpack Task Runner Udacity Pluralsight Code School Smashing Magazine Pinterest Flash Skeuomorphism Markup Bootstrap CSS Animations Pantsuit: The Hillary Clinton UI pattern library Slack Gulp Grunt Jen Simmons Rachel Andrew CSS-Tricks Sketch Memphis (typeface) Inverted Triangle CSS React Component GreenSock: GSAP Mina MarkhamMina is actively involved in the tech community, teaching for Black Girls Code and founding the Dallas chapter of Girl Develop It and DFW Sass. In addition, she has presented at various conferences, including Front-End Design Conference, Midwest.io and Distill. Lastly, she's co-organizer of Front Porch, a conference on front-end web technologies for developers, designers, entrepreneurs, and managers.


5 Aug 2019

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Episode 187: On beyond Pantsuit with Mina Markham

The Big Web Show

Front-end architect and speaker Mina Markham is Jeffrey Zeldman’s guest. Mina discusses her career path, her work at as a senior engineer at Slack, how she came to create the Hillary Clinton UI pattern library “Pantsuit,” her time at IBM, helping others and inviting women of color into STEM fields, becoming a public speaker in spite of deep introversion, a recent South African safari, air travel, conferences, the joys of visiting Italy, and more. Enjoy a relaxed and illuminating glimpse into the life of a private and highly creative person. Links for this episode:Mina Markham, DeveloperMina Markham on Twitter (@minamarkham)Mina Markham on GitHubMina Markham on LinkedinSassy StarterFront Porch ConferenceSlackSlack on TwitterMina’s storyBuilding Pantsuit – the Hanselminutes Podcast by Scott HanselmanBlack Girls Who CodeGirl Develop ItBrought to you by: Blockstack (The Blockstack ecosystem is hard at work and we’d love to have you, learn more and get started at blockstack.org/bigwebshow).


29 Mar 2019

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332: How to Think like a Front-End Developer with Mina Markham


Show Description**************** Mina Markham stops by to talk about her career as a front-end developer, her dream project, and we get her thoughts on our Dribbble to web challenge. Listen on Website → Links***** Design #1 - Food lover Design #2 - Events Design #3 - Sibling Design #4 - Festival homepage Sponsors********


8 Oct 2018

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Mina Markham

Style Guide Podcast

We’re joined by Mina Markham who worked on Pantsuit, the UI pattern library for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. She’s now a Senior Engineer at Slack.


26 Jun 2017

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Episode #41: Journeys of a Sasstronaut (Mina Markham)

The Limit Does Not Exist

Front-End Architect. Pantsuit Seamstress. Sasstronaut. These are just a few ways to describe Mina Markham, a Senior Engineer at Slack, self-taught technologist, and public speaker. We discuss how to find your purpose, the art of learning technical skills from the world’s most famous teacher, the Pantsuit UI pattern library and more.


15 Apr 2017

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Episode #125: Spotlight: Mina Markham

A Responsive Web Design Podcast

This week the spotlight is on Mina Markham, who started in print design, developed the UI library for the Hillary Clinton campaign called Pantsuit, and now works as a senior engineer at Slack. Read more »

10 Apr 2017

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Building Pantsuit: The Hillary Clinton UI Pattern Library with Mina Markham

Hanselminutes with Scott Hanselman

Mina Markham built "Pantsuit," Hillary for America’s internal design system. The core CSS architecture of Pantsuit is based around a combination of SMACSS and Harry Roberts’ ITCSS, along with his brilliant namespacing patterns. How complex are systems like this? How does a well-documented styleguide and system improve your developer's workflow?


27 Jan 2017

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118: Mina Markham

Revision Path

If you're involved in the Sass community, there's a good chance you've heard of front-end architect Mina Markham. She's definitely known in the Dallas area for her work with Girl Develop it, Black Girls Code, and other non-profit organizations, and she's currently working on the campaign staff for presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton! We talked about Mina's journey as a designer, her love for giving back to the community, why she loves Sass, and the people that motivate and inspire her. Mina is a true testament to the power of hard work, and I'm really glad to have the chance to share her story. Enjoy! Mina Markham's Website Mina Markham on Twitter Mina Markham on Github


24 Dec 2015