April 2015 San Francisco Big Media WordPress Meetup. Next Tuesday at 6 pm. My presentation: “5 futures you never thought possible with WP-API.”
Day five of our meetup in the Newsport headquarters, Miami. Great week with the right balance of discussion and fun. And 3x user growth since the fall!
We did a second pass at our code review meetup — last night turned out much better than the first. The high point for me: most of the “presentation” was, in fact, discussion. The latter proved to be way more valuable for everyone, as most of the twenty people in the room don’t do code review […]
Three Meetups for April: Roles and Capabilities, Unit Testing and What’s Coming in WordPress 3.6. So much awesome.
As a part of tonight’s “It’s Tool Time: 4 Tools You Cannot Live Without” meetup, I presented on my beloved wp-cli. wp-cli is a command line interface for WordPress, and a tremendously powerful tool for WordPress developers on a deadline. So powerful, in fact, I wrote my slides as a command 15 minutes before my […]
The perfect midway point for meetup project demos. I’m loving what Automattic came up with this week.
New meetup: Byte-size Workshops. Looking for awesome people to present on everything from typography to server administration for developers.
We ate chocolate, we drank wine, we flew helicopter over Assisi.
The nature of a distributed company is such that you rarely get to see your colleagues unless you make an explicit effort to do so. Team VIP is eight people in Portland, San Francisco, Toronto, Milan, and Sofia, Bulgaria. Fortunately, working for Automattic means we get to meet up, socialize, have fun, and collaborate in […]
Best thing about launching to 100% of users at the start: you quickly discover the pain points and bugs.