November 15, 2014 — If you are new to WordPress, this session teaches you how to make the most of the awesome functionality provided with WordPress core to build your website or blog. Itl covers the latest and greatest features of using WordPress utilizing featured images, tags and categories, native galleries and audio playlists, menus, widgets, and the Theme Customizer to preview modifications to themes before pushing them live on the server, all from a website owner perspective.
November 15, 2014 — This talk takes a stroll through the docs road map devised two summers ago and how that’s progressing. We examine the diminished role the Codex will take going forward, as well as highlight some exciting initiatives coming into the fold — including the handbooks, code reference, and more.
November 3, 2014 — Lighting Talk:
I’ll highlight the major steps in WordPress’ loading process and shed some light on the various APIs used. You’ll leave with enough understanding to dig into WordPress Core for greater detail and a better comprehension of how its many APIs work together.
October 20, 2014 — Get curious. WordPress 4.0 release lead Helen Hou-Sandí talks about how digging into core and following along in some capacity with what core is doing can help you get things done in more efficient ways, start thinking about how to learn more, as well as write continuously better code.
August 21, 2014 — WordPress revisions got a jolt of Backbone and a complete interface overhaul in WordPress 3.6 (as did media in 3.5 and themes in 3.8). Hear the revisions rewrite story and description of the effort involved, plus a code overview and ideas for leveraging Backbone (and Underscore) in your WordPress project.
August 21, 2014 — As of WordPress 3.9, the Heartbeat API is no longer experimental! It’s intended to help developers synchronize data between the browser and server without manually sending individual AJAX calls. Learn Heartbeat basics and have a quick run-through on how it’s used by WordPress’ core.
August 11, 2014 — There are a lot of hidden, little-known, and under-documented parts of core that can be really handy to have in your toolkit. Let’s take a look at several of the most-loved and under-used parts of core that will make us all better developers.
September 2, 2012