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5 Feb 2021 Blog post

How to build a lightweight microblogging site with Contentful, vanilla HTML, CSS and JavaScript

Learn how to build a lightweight microblog with Contentful and vanilla HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

A screenshot of the styled microblog page
3 Feb 2021 Blog post

My non-traditional journey into tech and DevRel

1 Jan 2021 Blog post

FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions

A list of questions I am frequently asked whilst I am live streaming on Twitch — and the answers.

A headshot of Salma in a field with autumnal trees behind her. She is wearing a leather jacket, red moth sweatshirt, and sunglasses.
23 Nov 2020 Blog post

5 tips for leading teams with an empathy-first approach

As my time as an engineering team lead comes to an end and I move into DevRel in 2021 - I wrote about how I prioritise empathy in tech teams over everything - something that will continue to stay with me firmly as my career continues to evolve.

A wide angle view of Salma and a tech team in an open plan office
16 Aug 2020 Blog post

6 things I learned about streaming live coding in my first 6 weeks on Twitch

I discovered live coding on Twitch for the first time in mid June 2020. I was instantly hooked on the huge sense of community, the opportunities to learn, and the way in which the platform increases access to and engagement in science and technology content across the world.

A screenshot of whitep4nth3r's simple stream overlays from the early days of streaming in 2020.