Ladies Love Code: Tanea Nicole

Ladies Love Code is a new series on XO PIXEL that highlights the amazing women that LOVE code. Despite the statistics that show us the lack of women that code, I want to shine a light on the ladies that do. I hope this series inspires and motivates any lady that's learning code. You code girl!

Ladies Love Code: Tanea

Tanea Nicole

Web Designer & Blogger —
Tanea is a blogger and web designer based in the Dallas, Texas area. She’s a self-described fangirl and a geek at heart who loves all things entertainment. Movies, TV, books, home decor, and style are just a few of the things she loves and covers on her blog.

When did you start coding?

I started coding back in high school while I took a multi-media class. I loved it so much that I used what I learned to make stuff on my own!

What are some coding projects you’re currently working on?

Before my current blog, I had a previous web design blog at I’m currently working on a couple of smaller coding projects. I’m also a developer for a broadcast media company.

What is your favorite code editor?

Dreamweaver, but I often use Notepad++ when I’m on my PC because it’s so much lighter.

What is your favorite CMS?

WordPress! I’ve been using it for so many years and I love it.

What is your favorite coding language?

HTML and CSS are my favorites because I love their simplicity.

Do you have any advice for women learning code?

Don’t be intimidated by this male-dominated industry, because there are lots of other women who love coding too! Also, I definitely recommend taking up a fun side project (like a blog) where you can practice coding. You’ll have fun and learn a lot.

What’s your coding story? Be featured on Ladies Love Code!

Are you a lady who LOVES code? Share your story with us and inspire women learning code around the world! Fill out this form and you’ll be notified if your story is selected to be featured. You code girl!

Marisa Blair is a front-end web developer and graphic designer based in Toronto. When she's not writing for her blog, she's making design & tech videos for her YouTube channel.

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