January 16, 2017 — Learn the basics and some advanced tricks of WordPress plugin development as we code a new plugin from scratch live in the session. We will also dissect the Hello Dolly plugin and insert our own favorite song lyrics. This session will demonstrate how to create a complete plugin from scratch and make it work with any WordPress site. Topics covered include hooks, content manipulation, some of WordPress’ most powerful APIs that are utilized by plugins. By the time the session has completed, attendees will have the skills to develop plugins from scratch using simple PHP and the WordPress API.
January 4, 2017 — Design agencies across the country have commented that they are no longer designing websites because they struggle to money on their web design projects — in fact, they frequently lose money.
This presentation is a reaction to this industry belief based on our agency experiences. It will present an approach that will lead to profitable projects, showing you how, with a few changes to process, a design agency can make money from website projects.
December 22, 2016 — Having a good development environment is crucial to pump out good code consistently and efficiently. You will find a multitude of “How To’s” for developing on Mac but not so Much on Windows, even those do not fully utilise all Windows has to offer, like Hyper-V. Let me show you how to build a complete WordPress and Web dev environment, running in a Hyper-V Linux VM on Windows in less than 30 mins.
December 16, 2016 — You’ll love being a WordPress theme developer even more than you already do by learning to apply time- and sanity-saving practices to your WordPress development workflow. If you’ve heard about web developers using technologies like CSS preprocessors (e.g. Sass), task runners (e.g. Grunt, Gulp), and version control (e.g. Git) and wondered how to apply them to developing WordPress themes, I’ll show you how!
December 1, 2016 — Regan has been successfully contributing to IT sector with his expertise in WordPress, PHP MVC framework and CI.
Regan gave a talk about different approach of premium plugin development techniques along with selling strategies.
December 1, 2016 — There are many resources for developers online which show how to code a WordPress Theme or a WordPress plugin. However, there are fewer resources which explain the necessity for, and advantages of, separating functionality between Themes and Plugins, planning development according to modular coding principles, and working on WordPress projects which go beyond the blog.
Touching on front end techniques most commonly known from programmers like Brad Frost, I’ll explain how to plan a development project for both front end and backend environments in an overview, using a recent real-world example of developing for both blogs and non-blog-type WordPress multisite installation.
My talk will provide a summarized insight into maintaining individual features through the use of your own Plugins, why it’s important to decide whether to add features to a Theme or via a Plugin, and the flexibility and organisation which modular coding brings.
November 16, 2016 — Ti è mai capitato di sviluppare un sito in locale per poi ritrovarti con un sito non funzionante in produzione?
I tuoi colleghi utilizzano un’altra versione di php/MySql e ogni volta che unite il progetto emergono problemi? Ti trovi a dover ripetere le stesse operazioni ogni volta che crei un nuovo sito?
In questo talk risolverò tutti i tuoi problemi grazie all’utilizzo di Vagrant e VVV, è finita l’era del “Sulla mio computer funziona.”
November 16, 2016 — Tools for speeding up custom theme development
November 15, 2016 — Streamlining WordPress Theme Development With A Custom Starter Theme
November 13, 2016 — Optimizing Task runners for WordPress Development