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A brief introduction

Hi, I’m Melanie, a product manager with a design and web-dev background. Currently, I’m helping enable web teams on the Jamstack at Netlify. My core personal mission is to empower people to make interesting, useful, and inclusive things on the web…and I still love designing and coding my own projects!

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Customizable controls

Microsoft, Google, Salesforce, and the rest of the Open UI community are working towards a future where HTML controls are more developer-customizable—from both a content model and aesthetic perspective. We started with a customizable <select>, complete with a proposed <popup> part and CSS anchored positioning scheme.

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On the blog

My boyfriend and I holding up keys in front of a cream-colored farm-style house with black and white trim. There is heavy snow on the roof and small lawn in front of the house.
Learning Log, Dec 2021

A major life milestone, and setting a rhythm for strategy work.

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Recent side project

What to Draw

2021 A drawing idea generator, using the Unsplash photo API and Netlify functions.

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