Tatiana Mac is an American engineer who builds inclusive, accessible, and ethical products with thoughtful practices.

An designer engineer who codes.
A writer who reads.
A speaker who listens.

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Selected Writings

Bah-hum-blog.

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Part II: Installation and Structure

In the second installment of a four part guide, I show you how to install Eleventy—except I walk through each grueling step.

Beginner's Guide to Eleventy [Part II]

tutorials Eleventy

How to make meaningful change

Black and brown people are protesting for their survival, and you're a white dude who isn't sure how to help. What now? I've written you a guide.

White Guyde To The Galaxy

How to make meaningful change

Black and brown people are protesting for their survival, and you're a white woman who isn't sure how to help. What now? I've written you a guide.

Save the Tears: White Woman's Guide

Part I: What is a static site generator?

Static site generators (SSGs) are critical to modern tooling. When used thoughtfully, SSGs can facilitate sites that need something in the middle—in the vast expanse between static, hand-coded sites and dynamic behemoths. In a multi-part guide, I'll show you how to use Eleventy.

Beginner's Guide to Eleventy [Part I]

tutorials Eleventy

During this time, many of us are thinking of the lockdown as a pause from reality. But what happens to the lives we lead between when reality can reconnect with itself?

In digital suspension

As stewards of performance and accessibility, at the cusp of privilege, we must be the ones to have the conversations tactfully and thoughtfully.

Hubris isn't helpful

The Ugly Middle is that part after the high of the Shiny New Thing has worn off and before the excitement of The End hits. While The Ugly Middle is decidedly Not Fun, it can provide us with valuable lessons.

Our Ugly Middles

When you tell me to be more positive, it demonstrates that you cannot perceive the metric tonnes of positivity it took me to get exactly where I am.

Leave Me To My Hard-Earned Joy

Here are 10 reasons why I'd like to see more beginners teach; for yourself, for your future students, for your peers, and for our industry as a whole.

Why beginners should teach

I think we can forget what we are capable of and what we deserve when we’re sad. We end up dodging failure instead of reaching for radical success.

TRUST the Process