Move fast and don’t break things. Toy wrote about our TDD practices at Fusion. Notably, I’m looking forward to us taking frontend testing even further. Using QueryPath to validate frontend markup has the great side effect of firing many of the hooks in a typical request — and triggering errors before they happen in production.
Introducing Shortcake. UI framework for your WordPress shortcodes. Fusion’s first (of many) open source projects.
deliciousbrains/testdriiive. MVP application for premium theme shops to provide a “test drive” experience of their designs. Users get a fully-functional WordPress install where they can upload a WXR file to see how their theme works with their content.
The Dispatch – Daniel Bachhuber. I made it on a podcast! Although I’m too embarrassed to hear myself speak — someone will have to tell me how I did.
InVision. Slick web app for reviewing / commenting on design comps. (via Matthew E.)
Turning questions into metrics. I love it when Stijn writes long blog posts. Gets me all warm and fuzzy about journalism.
Digging Into The WordPress Customizer. If you aren’t yet sold on how cool Customizer is, prepare to have your mind blown. Great presentation by Nick Halsey, the GSoC student hacking on the menu customizer.
Free Software, Free Labor, and the Freelancer. Boone drops truth.
Essays from Peter Thiel’s Stanford class on startups. In a nutshell, freely available material like this is why I am a college dropout. Every essay is worth reading — queue up your Pocket. I particularly appreciated this one on markets, competition, and monopolies. (via Spittle)