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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

Me sitting in a neon-green kayak, holding my paddle aloft with an excited expression. I am in the middle of a lake with a cityscape behind me.
Learning Log, Aug 2021

Wrapping up my time on the Microsoft Edge web platform, finishing up some side projects, and finding a better system for my to-read list.

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Recent side project

SEA — Seasons

2021 Ideas for living more intentionally by the seasons, particularly in the Seattle area.

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