June 21, 2017 — Andrew Nacin is a Lead Developer of WordPress. He’s led major releases, mentored contributors, and spearheaded new development.
He said in his talk ‘You can make a bigger impact with people skills and thoughtful human-centered design than simply with code. After running WordPress releases and then spending two years working in government, WordPress lead developer Andrew Nacin wants to talk about how your interactions with others matter and how it’s important to think with people, not for them.’
June 30, 2016 — Andrew Nacin is a Lead Developer of WordPress. He’s led major releases, mentored contributors, and spearheaded new development. He has strong feelings about the core philosophies of WordPress, among them “decisions, not options” — software should be opinionated in lieu of burdening the user with too many options.
December 10, 2015 — Advanced Topics in WordPress Development
November 17, 2015 — Advanced Topics in WordPress Development
November 13, 2014 — Advanced Topics for WordPress Development
November 3, 2014 — This talk looks to tell the story of how the WordPress contributors, making decisions in line with our unique philosophies, were able to implement these new features, in terms of both technical and community challenges. We’re not done yet, and there’s more for the community to strive for, which will involve translators, plugin and theme developers, and core contributors.
August 21, 2014 — Andrew Nacin covers some advanced topics for WordPress development, and in particular, support for arbitrary domains and paths.
August 17, 2014 — Andrew Nacin is one of the lead developers of WordPress. At our August 2013 Big Media Meetup, he gave a short “flash talk” on how WordPress evolves while maintaining backwards compatibility.