September 12, 2014 — Learn how Vagrant, a tool for creating portable development environments, can help you:
– Easily setup a local development environment
– Match your local development environment to production and avoid surprises during deployment.
– Share development environments with team members and get new team members up and running in record time.
– Easily deploy code by using providers and provisioners.
June 17, 2014 — If you are just learning how to code, or are a seasoned developer, there are some important habits that will serve you well during your WordPress development career. Beyond the high-level approach of Stephen Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective People”, this presentation walks you through 7 practical things you can do to become a better and more effective WordPress developer. The concepts presented are accompanied with action steps and follow up resources so you can start becoming a better developer right away.
April 27, 2013 — The purpose of this presentation is to walk developers through the process of implementing basic AJAX functionality in themes and plugins. Topics covered will include best practices, client-side AJAX requests via jQuery, server-side processing of requests with WordPress action hooks, proper inclusion of scripts, localizing data and implementing nonces