My name is Tania Rascia, and I’m a web designer/developer and tech writer from Chicago. I made my first website in 1998, and many more throughout the years for anything I was interested in, including Ricky Gervais’s failed ’80s duo, video games, a comparison of diatonic and chromatic accordions, Digimon, a study of George Michael’s facial hair through the years, countless blogs and forums, and back to parodies of the 90’s era ‘Net.
I use this website to document and share everything I learn. My goal is to create trustworthy, quality articles to guide and encourage others. Many well-intentioned tutorials writers suffer from the curse of knowledge, and don’t realize how hard their resources can be to understand. My aim is to write concise, easy-to-follow guides for beginner/intermediate developers that make no assumptions, list all prerequisites, and have clear, attainable goals. I’ve also written for Digital Ocean and SitePoint.
I strongly believe in being the change I wish to see in the world (and Internet), which is why you’ll see no ads, popups, or sponsorships on my site.
Also, I like to sing and play accordion.
What I’m doing now
- Speaking at WordCamp Chicago 2017 on developing a WordPress theme from scratch
- Working full time
- Writing articles for taniarascia.com
- Brainstorming ideas for a vaguely webdev themed Podcast