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  • Gabriel Maldonado: How To Become a Web Developer With WordPress And Zero Experience

    Gabriel Maldonado: How To Become a Web Developer With WordPress And Zero Experience

    WordCamp Bangkok 2017Speaker: Gabriel Maldonado

    March 28, 2017 — How anybody can learn WordPress without computer, IT, software or programming knowledge and make a living from it. I studied business and worked in hotels all my life, never programmed when I started to learn at 27-28 years, today (2-3 years later) I switched careers, live from it and can work anywhere in the world. If you like WordPress , you can make a living from your passion.

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  • Michele Butcher-Jones: Demons In the Closet

    Michele Butcher-Jones: Demons In the Closet

    WordCamp St. Louis 2017Speaker: Michele Butcher-Jones

    March 28, 2017 — We spend a lot of time in front of a computer without any social interaction. Sometimes that is great. Sometimes that causes demons to get in your closet. We will talk about the stuff no one likes to talk about. How to handle depression, social anxiety, and keep yourself healthy mentally and physically.

  • Andrew deal Serna: How We Work At Automattic

    Andrew deal Serna: How We Work At Automattic

    WordCamp Bangkok 2017Speaker: Andrew dela Serna

    March 28, 2017 — Learn what it’s like to work at Automattic, the tools we use, our culture, the people, how to apply and what’s next for the company.

  • Carl Alexander: How To Use Teaching As a Learning Tool

    Carl Alexander: How To Use Teaching As a Learning Tool

    WordCamp Atlanta 2017Speaker: Carl Alexander

    March 27, 2017 — Ok, so you’re a kickass WordPress developer. You’re always looking to learn new things. You read every technical blog post that you come across. You try your best to apply them in your WordPress project. Things are going well, but you’re not sure if there’s more that you could do to hone your skills.

    Why yes there is! You could also teach. But you might be wondering, “Seriously, how can teaching make me a better developer?” That’s a good question! And that’s what I’ll share with you in this talk.

    I’ve dedicated a significant amount of time to teaching. I write a lot on my personal site and sometimes on other WordPress educational sites. I also speak at WordCamps and local meetups. These teaching opportunities have been essential to help me grow as developers.

    The good news is that you too can use teaching as a powerful learning tool! This talk will show you how. You’ll learn how to use teaching to build your development chops. You’ll also see how to do it so that what you give back benefits the WordPress community.

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  • Naomi C. Bush: The Form Factor - Tools of the Trade

    Naomi C. Bush: The Form Factor – Tools of the Trade

    WordCamp Atlanta 2017Speaker: Naomi C. Bush

    March 27, 2017 — In a gold rush, the people who got rich were the ones who sold the tools. And buying expensive tools didn’t guarantee success.

    If you’re working with clients or building a site to support your business, a form builder is the one simple, inexpensive tool you can’t do without. Come learn how I run my product & services business with this simple, unassuming tool of the trade. You’re sure to leave with a gold nugget or two 😉

  • WordPress Community Interview With Denis Yanchevskiy

    WordPress Community Interview With Denis Yanchevskiy

    WordPress Community Interview SeriesSpeakers: Denis Yanchevskiy, denisco, denisco - Denis Yanchevskiy

    March 27, 2017 — Denis Yanchevskiy is a developer living in Moscow, Russia. He is active in the local WordPress Community. Denis is active in the WordPress Support Forums with over 2,200 post.

    Denis has several “How To” videos on WordPress TV and would like to see more native language videos being submitted.

  • Aaron Reimann: Panel - Hosting Companies

    Aaron Reimann: Panel – Hosting Companies

    WordCamp Atlanta 2017Speaker: Aaron Reimann

    March 24, 2017 — A hosting panel to discuss the difference, features and what is new for each platform. We will have technicians from WP Engine, BlueHost, ClickHost, Godaddy and more. Moderated by a WordPress developer.

  • Rob Riggs: Leveraging Child Themes and Grandchild Themes to Streamline Development

    Rob Riggs: Leveraging Child Themes and Grandchild Themes to Streamline Development

    WordCamp Atlanta 2017Speaker: Rob Riggs

    March 24, 2017 — Great topic for developers of various levels. I walk through a case study and decision tree for building a theme framework and leveraging Child Themes and Grandchild Themes to build quality websites that can continue to be upgraded without affecting design or operability.

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  • Josh Pollock: Discovering The Content Endpoints Of The WordPress REST API

    Josh Pollock: Discovering The Content Endpoints Of The WordPress REST API

    WordCamp Atlanta 2017Speaker: Josh Pollock

    March 24, 2017 — WordPress 4.7 now includes the content endpoints of the WordPress REST API. These endpoints provide new ways to read and write data on your WordPress sites that is perfect for use with JavaScript-driven interfaces, apps and more. But do you know what exactly is available and how to to find them?

    In this talk I will give an overview of what endpoints are available and which endpoints might be available. Then we will talk about how to use the WordPress REST API to discover what is available from the WordPress REST API.

  • Brian Rotsztein: How WordPress Will Change Your Life

    Brian Rotsztein: How WordPress Will Change Your Life

    WordCamp Atlanta 2017Speaker: Brian Rotsztein

    March 24, 2017 — WordPress is software like no other. Businesses harness its versatility. Creative skills are mastered with it. It unifies individuals from diverse backgrounds. Yet to so many, it remains “just” software. As a blogger, web designer, marketer, educator, and entrepreneur since long before its existence, I’ve watched it grow into a worldwide phenomenon. My own path to success is intertwined with a decade of WordPress use. Clearly, there’s more to this software than just a free install. Discover how WordPress will completely change your personal and business life for the better, if you let it!