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Hi, I’m Michelle

My name is Michelle Barker. I’m a Front End Developer at Ordoo, publisher of front end blog CSS {In Real Life}, and a Mozilla Tech Speaker.

Some sites I’ve worked on

A small selection of the sites I helped build while working at Mud.


I write regularly on CSS topics for my own blog and occasionally other online publications, including CSS Tricks, Smashing Magazine and Web Designer magazine.

Selected articles


I sometimes speak about CSS at conferences and meetups. Past events include:

View past presentations


About this site

This site was made with HTML, CSS, and nothing else. No frameworks, bundlers, preprocessors or compilers. Not even any Javascript. It’s still a work-in-progress.