November 16, 2014 — As we move toward the “Semantic Web” or “Web 3.0″, the power of well defined, accessible information is getting greater and greater by the day. This talk looks at the way that data and the web are changing, and the possibilities that are created by allowing your data and your design to exist independently.
November 3, 2014 — This talk is an exploration of the importance of APIs both within WordPress and the web as a whole. It looks at the history of the technology and the opportunities that are afforded to us by the upcoming JSON REST API, and the importance of standardized meta data as we create “Web 3.0″.
October 12, 2014 — As we move toward the “Semantic Web” or “Web 3.0″, the power of well defined, accessible information is getting greater and greater by the day.
This talk looks at the way that data and the web are changing, and the possibilities that are created by allowing your data and your design to exist independently.
July 26, 2014 — In my agency, we handle a couple of 1,000+ site multisite networks for the mortgage industry. This talk goes over the challenges we’ve faced, both technical and business.
May 13, 2014 — Over the past few years, my company has built two large (500+ site) multisite networks for companies in the financial services industry, and consulted on a number of high-traffic multisite installs. In this talk, I’ll go over the issues that we faced and the lessons that we learned.
February 2, 2014 — This presentation talks about the most popular attacks going on right now that are taking out WordPress sites, security best practices for building plugins and themes, and it covers workflow best practices (are you the reason your client’s site got hacked? Maybe!)
Then the other side of the coin — once your site has been hacked, what do you do next? How to get things cleaned up and make sure that they stay that way
September 3, 2013 — This presentation shows how to keep attackers out of your site.It goes over the basics; talks about some common attacks, and talks about how to can protect your site with 5 simple tips that anyone can do to make their site safer. It also digs a little bit deeper into coding best practices f
November 9, 2012 — This talk is about using WordPress to rapidly develop complex web apps. Using your own Singleton class in WP, separating logic from your views, different, powerful ways to use post types and taxonomies and user accounts, and examples of all of these things.