February 20, 2014 — Often occurs wrong thinking that writing Unit Tests and Test-driven development are the same. In fact, these are two different practices that perfectly complemented by a third – refactoring. Together, they allow us to make better design and our code to be easier to maintain. Part of the lecture will discuss the practices and their application in general, and another part will examine how the they are in the PHP world and WordPress.
February 20, 2014 — Whether you’re a novice WordPress user or an experienced web developer you can leverage WordPress in many non-traditional ways. This presentation goes over how to rapidly build scalable and secure applications and how to save time and money doing so. It also showcases some really cool applications and examples of building things with WordPress while thinking out of the box.
January 6, 2014 — Composer has gained a lot of popularity and momentum in the past year. This session is a brief crash course in PHP dependency management using Composer. It explores how to install dependencies as separate packages and as WordPress plugins or themes. And it looks at how this can be used to speed up dev environment setup times.
(This is a real time demonstration – no slides available.)
I’ll share lessons learned building advanced controls for Custom Design on WordPress.com for how you can take the Customizer to the next level.
December 17, 2013 — Developing themes and plugins is a common topic in the WordPress community, but the non-technical aspects are usually glossed over. In fact, many of these non-technical elements are more important than the code itself. This talk is about software licenses, support strategies, and theme/plugin monetization, as well as tips and tricks for making your users happy.
December 3, 2013 — This presentation is practical examples and information about setting expectations with clients when developing a WordPress site.
November 26, 2013 — WordPress is known to power websites for individuals, small businesses, news outlets, and educational institutions. We are at the tipping point of WordPress gaining acceptance, over traditional enterprise tools, within corporate controlled environments. This session reviews four websites built, using WordPress, for well-known big business corporations.
November 14, 2013 — Le Options API di WordPress ci permettono ormai di sviluppare siti web sempre più complessi ed avanzati che consentono al cliente finale di personalizzare ogni singola sezione di esso attraverso l’interfaccia di amministrazione di WordPress, ecco come usarle.
November 4, 2013 — This talk discusses WordPress’ current performance bottlenecks regarding application use cases. It discusses the current solutions available for this issue and a partial page templating system that can help solve this issue.