January 19, 2016 — Good plugins provide actions and filters to allow others (like you!) to modify some of their functionality without having to either create a whole new plugin from scratch or hack away at the original plugin, losing your changes when that plugin gets updated down the road. Learn how to find these actions and filters in other plugins, and use them to bend the plugin to your will.
Know what actions and filters are, and how they can be used.
Be able to create a functionality plugin to modify another plugin’s functionalities.
December 13, 2015 — Heard of Backbone.js but have yet to use it in your WordPress plugin or theme? Get an introduction to Backbone.js (and Underscore.js), discover why you should be using it, and learn how to add it to your next project.
December 30, 2013 — More users are using mobile to access online content. And with a bit of tweaking, WordPress can be the backbone to create and maintain location-aware content – useful for local searches, as the content to a mobile app, and more.