November 3, 2014 — In January my team was looking for the best available Node.js content management system… and we picked WordPress! Our clients got all the benefits of WP’s content editing interface, and with the in-development REST API plugin we were able to use that content without limiting any of our other technology choices. This talk uses our project as a case study to share lessons we learned while building a Node client for the API, and why we’re so excited about what the next year holds for the evolution of WordPress as a content platform.
September 5, 2013 — This presentation looks at several ways to integrate Backbone.js into your WordPress themes and plugins, including a step-by-step demonstration of how Backbone improves the quality of your existing jQuery code. It also walks through other exciting ways to use Backbone alongside WordPress, including how to make a standalone Backbone application that only uses WordPress for its data.