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Hi. I'm Lorna Timbah.

Mobile Web Developer, Tech Community Builder, Startup Evangelist, Blogger

What do I do? Build communities.
How do I build wealth? Through training, consultation, startups, apps and websites.
I work on what I love.
I'm a certified Microsoft expert, a Google Mobile Site expert, and a WordPress plugin developer and general translator at WordPress.org. Check out my blog and social media pages to see what I've been up to.

Latest Posts

Website redesign and content strategy: WebGrrrl.net 3.1

I spent the whole of yesterday to focus on website redesign. It’s just a minor tweak here and there. Two bug fixes in the form of 1) realigning my comments section, and 2) restyling my pagination. I didn’t deal with these two when I worked on WebGrrrl.net 3.0 two years ago. I like using built-in […]

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Moving on from Steem blockchain to Hive

I didn’t realise Steem and Hive blockchains have cause such drama this year. I’m a bigger fan of blogging than I am cryptocurrencies. In particular, there more important things to do in real life, like dealing with the economic implications of COVID-19. As a result I didn’t even realise that Steem has hard-forked as Hive, […]

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Testing Android handwriting keyboard

Two easy and free handwriting-to-text apps for Android

Handwriting keyboard apps for mobile phones are a god-send for me. I find that the act of using pen and paper do wonders to my productivity. The smaller screen estate on smartphones makes it a challenge to type without error. Multilingually, accuracy can also be tricky despite the autocorrect functions. Slide keyboards are getting better, […]

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Duplicate Flutter project using Android Studio

Here’s a straightforward way to duplicate a Flutter project folder into a new project. This has been tested using Android Studio 4.1.3 on Windows 10. Open into Android Studio the existing Android app project you would like to duplicate. Let’s call this project folder old_flutter_project. While the project is still open, find and copy the […]

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My Grassroots Community Projects

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Google Developer Group
Community Manager

GDG is an open and independent group where developers become better developers, by exploring and building services using Google technologies.

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Women Techmakers
Community Lead

WTM aims to increase women's visibility and participation in technical events via tech-based and technical know-how that enhances problem-solving skills.

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Startup Weekend
Lead Organiser

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour weekend event where anyone from technical, creative, to business groups gather and learn how to turn their ideas into reality.

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CoderDojo
Lead Organiser

CoderDojo is an open source, volunteer led community orientated around running free non-profit coding clubs for young people ages 7 to 17 years old.