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I recently returned from PyCon — one of the biggest Python conferences in the US — held in Cleveland, Ohio. For anyone curious about attending a conference or who is not convinced that conferences are worth the time and money, this article is for you.

PyCon had several events happening…


My Outreachy internship has come to an end and I’m proud to show off what months of hard work has produced. Intermittent Failures View will replace the legacy Orange Factor for tracking intermittent test failures, and will be part of the Treeherder continuous integration tests dashboard. The Orange Factor UI…


My interest in web development was born from my background in design, first with graphic design in high school and later with fashion design in college. After college I spent a short stint working in the industry followed by years of dull, unsatisfying administrative work and later, a disappointing foray…


I’m at the halfway mark of my Outreachy internship and I had an opportunity to give a demo of the new Orange Factor (intermittent test failures dashboard) to the people who’d be using it the most. During the demo last week, I was showcasing the app ‘so far’, meaning the…


It’s been a busy two weeks as I’ve built out the rest of the UI for the mvp — including a second view for bug details — and refactored my action creators and reducers to make them reusable. One decision I had to make after setting up the main view…


Despite a slow two weeks due to the holidays, I’ve been hacking away on the new OrangeFactor — now called Intermittents View. Breaking down a new project into manageable chunks can be a bit overwhelming at first, so I asked a mentor for advice on how best to approach this…


As I’m writing this I’m two weeks into my Outreachy Internship, and I’ve recently returned from Mozilla’s bi-annual All Hands work-week event held in Austin. I’m grateful to have been invited to this event and to have met my mentors — and other Mozillians — face-to-face. …

Sarah Clements

Software Engineer at Mozilla; former Outreachy Intern.

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