Today, I’m down at Google in Mountain View at Techraking, a gathering of technologists and investigative journalists. It’s been super inspiring because of the fresh to me perspectives — I’d love to help Portland media outlets with projects like those I’ve heard about. At lunch,… Continue reading →
Over the next couple of months, I’m looking forward to speaking at a few different events. At WordCamp Phoenix on February 25th, I’m presenting “Mastering WordPress Development.” The title lends itself to a number of discussion topics, possibly including coding standards, how to perform migrations, writing… Continue reading →
What worked, and what ideas I have for next year.
Short list: WordPress Multisite, Test-Driven Development, WordPress for Publishers and Dogfooding It.
Liftcamp: Anyone interested? Unconference + Ski + Squaw + April 2012 + Beer + Party jet from NYC = Epic. Fill out the survey to help make it happen.
Greg Linch led a 3 pm session in room 4 on applying GitHub (and Git) to news. Andrew Spittle and I collaborated on live Google Doc notes. Here’s Greg’s previous blog post on the topic.
Andrew Nacin and Marc Lavallee led a 2 pm session on advanced WordPress development. It was mostly a free-form conversation about the use of WordPress in newsrooms.
Andrew Spittle and Andrew Nacin led a 1 pm session on lessons to be learned from developing software. Both worked on their college newspapers. Spittle now works for WordPress.com, a service offered by Automattic, and Nacin works on WordPress.org, an open-source software project. Two different… Continue reading →