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Lea Verou @LeaVerou Cambridge, MA

HCI researcher @MIT_CSAIL, @CSSWG IE, @CSSSecretsBook author, Ex @W3C staff. Made @prismjs @dabblet @prefixfree. I ♥ standards, code, design, UX, life!

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furthermore the idea that greece is bad for actually negotiating instead of taking punishment reveals who values autocracy over democracy.
Retweeted by Lea Verou"This result is very regrettable for the future of Greece." https://t.co/fvIAFVmP1C
Retweeted by Lea VerouGreat tragedy of Greek referendum is that many of those who voted NO probably don't realise what is about to hit them
Retweeted by Lea VerouGreek electorate takes bold, principled stance in favor of having your cake and eating it too.
Retweeted by Lea Verou@guinatal Yes, in mobi: http://t.co/pLu15OtfIz Amazon shall have the ebooks soon, not sure when though. They’re a bit slow.All EU foreign ministers will have a meeting to determine what "όχι" really means. #Grefenderum
Retweeted by Lea Verou@brunogirin definitely. If you are serious about web, you won't be disappointed. @LeaVerou nails it. Like walking into a magic shop.
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7/6
2015
Ok @LeaVerou. You win. I have been developing web and other app for years. Now I bough your CSS Secrets book and I am stunned. Thanks!
Retweeted by Lea VerouOK so this is the part of #Grefenderum where wildly contradictory vote counts are touted as proof of the outcome. Slow your roll, everyone.
Retweeted by Lea Verou@tabatkins @emilymhorsman yup, that's also in the book :)Heads up: If you were planning to get #CSSSecretsBook “at some point”, u might need to hurry: Only 15 left in stock! http://t.co/ywPLChePci
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7/5
2015
Must read stuff for all the coders http://t.co/syfjCbvVYa #css from @LeaVerou
Retweeted by Lea Verou@manioukamav well said. Μη μασάς!@avdi Haha, what was it?
7/4
2015
Holy crap @LeaVerou this book is blowing me away. Well done!
Retweeted by Lea Verou@brianleroux http://t.co/pLu15OtfIz but I would recommend either reading the print version or the PDF, otherwise you miss all the layout.@timknight Apparently it's a valid style, but not what we wanted and will fix it in the second print run.@avd_kvp Lee-ah :)Fifteen years I’ve been writing CSS and @LeaVerou is taking me to school right out the gate with this book of hers. So damn good.
Retweeted by Lea VerouNot sure what kind of (if any?) machine learning Windows Phone’s keyboard has, but I type “I feel like ” and it suggests 💩
Retweeted by Lea VerouAh but the UK has a nice, safe, reactionary, pro-austerity government. So 64x worse debt is OK, then. https://t.co/oP7xVDB4Z5
Retweeted by Lea VerouIMF has made €2.5 billion profit out of Greece loans - Jubilee Debt Campaign UK http://t.co/fOSnjApy77 via @dropthedebt
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7/3
2015
Just received #CSSSecretsBook by @LeaVerou. http://t.co/PRHaDOSaG4 Looking forward to diving in. http://t.co/RKmgeeYVpu
Retweeted by Lea Verou@AlexDevero thank you! Lemme know what you thought!@garylcoxjr Oh no! Could you please tell me which ones? If email is more convenient: lea at verou.meI just got to thumb @LeaVerou’s new CSS book… probably the nicest book in any genre I’ve looked at. wow.
Retweeted by Lea VerouI bought the #csssecretsbook by @LeaVerou and it's a bestseller for a reason. #webdev https://t.co/sedDra1eMB
Retweeted by Lea Verou@chrisburton Thanks!!OMG #CSSSecretsBook is now 1st bestseller in CSS, UX AND Web Design and 1018th of ALL books!! http://t.co/Ia51LxRLu0 http://t.co/8jgA0Wqigs
Retweeted by Lea Verou@sudobear @csssecretsbook Thanks for telling me!!!@sudobear @csssecretsbook Holy Guacamole!!!@web_cit @cssconfeu As a matter of fact, I will! http://t.co/0X31TDunBNToday’s @Amazon ranking: 1921 in ALL Books, 2nd in CSS, 2nd in UX, 3rd in Web Design! #w00t http://t.co/Ia51LxRLu0 http://t.co/sggmOSTZLl
Retweeted by Lea Verou"#Greece has refused to take the tough steps that the other crisis-ridden countries have taken". Really? http://t.co/5dO7za2Wmt
Retweeted by Lea VerouYayyyyyyyyyyyyyy it's here it's here! cc @LeaVerou http://t.co/XhST2Jhhs9
Retweeted by Lea Verou@joespens Only epub, mobi & PDF for now, and I would recommend either PDF or print, otherwise you miss all the layout…Just got #CSSSecretsBook by @LeaVerou for the devs on my team. I'm excited to see what they will churn out! http://t.co/mnhNFvd40m
Retweeted by Lea VerouOMG, the CSS Secrets book by @LeaVerou arrived today and it's delightful. Now resisting the urge to RESTYLE ALL THE THINGS
Retweeted by Lea VerouWoop woop! Super excited . Just got my copy of "CSS Secrets" by @LeaVerou
Retweeted by Lea Verou@atulacharya already did, for some reason it shows less results even than craigslist@argyleink Push vs pull is barely the issue.Looking for a flat has become my part-time job for the past month (4+ hrs/day!). If hell exists, it must look like a craigslist flat search.@sgb004 @marytreseler It’s available on both Amazon and O'Reilly http://t.co/13qpzME0Ml http://t.co/pLu15OtfIz@_riteshpandey I don’t see why not. It is on Amazon India after all: http://t.co/ASyOEyOTEUIts time to approach CSS with some style (see what I did there?). Did myself a favour and bought #CSSSecretsBook
Retweeted by Lea VerouI got my #CSSSecretsBook today! Now to find a grimoire-esque cover for this book of witchcraft
Retweeted by Lea VerouOoooh just got #CSSSecretsBook! It's so well designed and was even written in HTML and CSS. Super excited to read it.
Retweeted by Lea Verou@MaryTreseler @LeaVerou Can't wait to get my copy! Such a great book. Congrats Lea.
Retweeted by Lea VerouCSS Secrets is out! Received my advance copy today. Congratulations @leaverou! http://t.co/L3Ppi68ESP
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7/2
2015
got my copy of @LeaVerou's book in the mail today. it is gorgeous and I can't wait to start reading
Retweeted by Lea Verou#CSSSecretsBook is glorious. Well-written, practical, and incredibly beautiful. @LeaVerou did an amazing job. http://t.co/Ue3jQ6tnL5
Retweeted by Lea VerouAbsolutely loving CSS Secrets by .@LeaVerou - surprised to see fonts in %s but feel like this is the book I've been waiting for!! <3
Retweeted by Lea Verou@LeaVerou's #CSSSecretsBook just arrived! know what I'm reading all weekend. http://t.co/6MIUpMEm1p
Retweeted by Lea Verou.@LeaVerou's book is finally here!!!!! http://t.co/S1mja6cvpx
Retweeted by Lea Verou@nerdsmantel Glad you liked it! Please consider leaving an Amazon review?3D printed ultrasound for blind expectant mother (via: http://t.co/f69RKmgn37) http://t.co/na8Ch87SBP
Retweeted by Lea Verou@sylvainpv @developpez Thanks, though please consider leaving an Amazon review too!I should really stop stalking @csssecretsbook online and get to work, but it’s so fucking impossible, dammit!@sylvainpv @viadeo Yup! I’ve written a chapter before, but not a whole book.
7/1
2015
@ccoquet Mainly Amazon & O’Reilly, but also available in other bookstores. http://t.co/13qpzMmpnL http://t.co/pLu15OKQA7@eg4ntz Woohoo! Hope you like it. Please let me know what you think anyway!Got my new CSS Secrets book by @leaverou !! #epic https://t.co/RGTCTNfNcS
Retweeted by Lea Verou@chitwarnold Yes, it’s over at O’Reilly! http://t.co/pLu15OKQA7@ryanolson More times than I would wish on anyone. :P@joshvickerson Oh good idea, will do, thanks!Hey @facebook, where is “Wrote”? :)) #CSSSecretsBook http://t.co/jDoCfV1tyS@pawelgrzybek Thanks, hope you like it! Please let me know what’s the est. delivery date it gives you!@pawelgrzybek People who ordered it from http://t.co/kuXtfjWN77 said their est. delivery date was around July 10 I think.@pawelgrzybek Other Amazons around the world already have it, but I believe it will be in the UK store pretty soon.@elight Only up to middle school level math :)Math with syntax highlighting, only in #CSSSecretsBook :p https://t.co/Q0dEEo88wz@anatudor @briankardell When we’re too used to typing a word we tend to misspell similar ones to that. In HCI it’s called a description slip@theotix http://t.co/13qpzME0Ml http://t.co/pLu15OtfIz@anatudor Yeah, it’s supposed to. It tests for native support.Finally got my own first copy of my #CSSSecretsBook, after several readers got theirs! So exciting to… https://t.co/Wl1PMXEpkI@LeaVerou I started CSS Secrets. I've already learned so much in chapter one. I knew it'd be worth the wait. Congratulations for good work.
Retweeted by Lea Verou@mrlozchka Yay, so glad you liked it! Don’t forget to leave an Amazon review once you finish! (or now, if you feel you’ve read enough) :)Just ordered @LeaVerou's #CSSSecretsBook, can't wait to sit down with it :D
Retweeted by Lea Verou@mrlozchka Yay! So you have finished it or starting now?@magrolino European Amazons are slower, apparently :( Sorry!@bdkjones different people, different needs. :) I can see how it can be useful in some projects, but not in this one.@bdkjones Well, somehow the ?codekitCB= URL slips in there, without me doing anything to encourage it… :/@davemcnally Hope you like it, let me know what you thought!Just ordered my copy of CSS Secrets by @LeaVerou on Amazon — was on Prime too… bonus!
Retweeted by Lea Verou@terkelg Hope you like it!! Please let me know what you thought! :)Bought @LeaVerou new CSS book. I haven't been this excited for a book. She's so skilled man, can't wait to learn from her! #CSSSecretsBook
Retweeted by Lea Verou@achim_schlemmer @greystate Yay!@achim_schlemmer Yup, I’ve seen it now! :)@achim_schlemmer Wow, I didn’t know that, thanks! It’s possible, I learn how many preorders there are last :P@achim_schlemmer holy crap! Even ordering from the US Amazon would probably deliver faster than that!@bdkjones (correction: For SCSS and file concat, mainly). Defaults for New Projects seem to have just settings for this, no off switch.@bdkjones How can I completely, globally, once-and-for-all get rid of browser refresh? I just use CodeKit for SCSS & this is super annoying@anandchowdhary Awww, thank you! If you have finished it, please consider leaving an Amazon review? :)CSS Secrets by @LeaVerou is one of the best written books out there. I knew this was going to happen. Congrats, Lea!
Retweeted by Lea VerouHonored to see my blurb in the 4 pages of well-deserved praise for @LeaVerou's new book: http://t.co/BQ2e86K7nq http://t.co/AArR0huPuT
Retweeted by Lea Verou@passcod Awww, thanks! Have you finished it?Just received my printed copy of @LeaVerou's CSS Secrets. It's hefty but still portable, glossy pages and inside flaps, all in superb colour
Retweeted by Lea Verou@sauy7 Wow, honored! :) Hope you like it and it's worth breaking said promise :)Broken my 5 year promise to self to never buy another CSS book by ordering CSS Secrets by @LeaVerou
Retweeted by Lea Verou@tabatkins @mge_de You don't want to see a circle in the default case, you want it to be clipped. What's the default radius?
6/30
2015
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