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11ty Sites for People Who Don't Think they are Web Developers

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For a long time, we've thought of web development in two separate streams. WYSWYG builders for non-techical people, code for the rest. What if 'non-technical' isn't real, ‘web dev’ doesn't have to be just something you do for money, and building sites on the open web can be a fun hobby, especially with 11ty?

In this talk, Adrianna will share how 11ty helped them finally break down the ’I’m not a web developer’ thoughts so they could build cool sites. Just like everyone can draw without being an artist, everyone can cook without being a chef.

Adrianna will also share a framework they've developed for talking about and teaching 11ty to people who think they are not web developers, but who really have things to share on the web.

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This is a talk session at the 11ty International Symposium on Making Web Sites Real Good.

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Adrianna has shoulder length dark hair and is looking into the camera with a subtle smile. Adrianna Tan
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Adrianna Tan is a technology professional with more than 15 years’ experience in software development, particularly in the area of entrepreneurship and product management. For the last 5 years, she has played a leading role in San Francisco's web services, particularly in Covid-19 information, vaccination, recovery and relief.

As a civic technologist at one of the U.S.'s largest municipal government digital teams since 2019, she has had a front row seat to how government software is selected, procured, implemented, built, and used by people who rely on it. She believes that digital government doesn't have to suck.

In a past life, she was a startup founder at an Indonesian micropayments company, early stage employee at several leading U.S. startups, an executive for U.S. and Singapore companies, ice cream company co-founder, and photographer and writer of several travel guidebooks and cookbooks.


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