Tara Z. Manicsic

Tara Z. Manicsic

Tara is a life-long student, teacher and maker. She has spent the majority of her career using Javascript on both back-end and front-end to create applications. In her free time she works in her community to educate and learn from other developers. Tara launched the Cincinnati Chapter of Women Who Code and Co-Chairs the Cincinnati branch of NodeSchool. Beyond code, she likes to make things with other materials (wool, solder, clay, etc.) and hike any mountain she can get to.

Recent Articles


A Gif Guide to Getting Started with Kendo UI

Using Kendo UI components in your Angular application helps you make a robust application quickly with succinct code. When you’re working on a deadline, like during hackathon, or just a regular stressful deadline, like getting work to a client on time, coding faster is better. Having succinct, easy-to-read code is great when you’re working in […]

  • April 26, 2017

How to Create an Angular Application: Adding Styling with Kendo UI

One of the biggest hurdles to creating your projects can be getting from zero to running project. Using the Angular CLI makes that process painless and fast. In this post, we’ll get a project skeleton together using the Angular CLI and then add some base styling with the Kendo UI for Angular default theme along […]

  • March 15, 2017

JavaScript’s Journey through 2016

This is the first part of a 3 part series on what to expect from JavaScript in 2017 taken from our whitepaper, “The Future of JavaScript: 2017 and Beyond“. You can download the entire whitepaper for free at Every year there seems to be more and more ways to use JavaScript and 2016 turned […]

  • February 13, 2017

Visualizing Data on the Web with Kendo UI for Angular 2

Recently, I've been very interested in the demographics of the United States. When someone asked me for the population in Ohio, I replied, "Lots of millions? Wait. Siri, what's the population of Ohio?" As you will see, the population of Ohio, according to the 2015 Census, is around 11.59 million. Although Google and Siri are […]

  • January 3, 2017