Oh, the emotional rollercoaster you’ll take. These are the slides and notes from my talk for WordCamp Europe 2016.
A Journey To The Center Of WP-CLI. I’m speaking at WordCamp NYC. Join me at 4:45 pm on Sunday.
We tried not one but two experiments this year: specifying an overarching theme, "permanence", and requiring applications to be submitted by video. It’s working out awesomely. Earlier this week, we announced our primary lineup of speakers. I suppose it’s a given because I’m the speaker coordinator, but I’d love to attend every one. They all […]
#wcpdx aka WordCamp Beervana
The Zen of WP Development is being one with the code, and creating compelling web experiences with proper uses of the core API. It involves: Focusing on the question at hand, and ignoring distractions. Distilling complex situations into simpler parts. Pulling from deep knowledge of the codebase to understand how APIs interact. Striving for elegant […]
Announcing Our Speakers. WordCamp Portland speakers have finally been announced. I might be biased, but I think this is the first time I’ve wanted to attend every single session. Plus, we might even have one or two special guests show up for urge unconference track. If you’re feeling generous, we’re looking for volunteers too.
Today, I’ve been invited to give a talk at WordCamp Seattle titled “WordPress at the Command Line: An Introduction to wpshell and wp-cli”. It’s exactly this — an introduction, because I hope to inspire further exploration of interacting with WordPress through the command line. Similar to Scribu, I’ve found “the keyboard is faster than the […]
Enlightenment is knowing what your code is doing and why. Thankfully, instead of having to depend on your inner calm, there are a number of tools and strategies you can use to better see what’s going on. We’ll survey a range of topics you should explore to turn your frustration into bliss. Feeling better already? […]
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 bin scripts to manipulate lots of data, participating in open […]
Meet wpshell – the power of WordPress at your prompt. wpshell is an undiscovered gem. Someone should lead a WordCamp talk about it and the secrets it holds.