June 21, 2013 — Lessons learned taking a plugin from a casual .org submission to a paid product.
June 18, 2013 — This presentation explores how to pull in data from 3rd party web services such as Dribbble, Google or your own private servers to create data powered WordPress plugins to pull in information like weather, social media and much more.
June 17, 2013 — This presentation details a few time saving tricks, ways to step over trap doors and ways to be proud of what is produced while extending WordPress.
June 14, 2013 — For designers and developers, the WordPress framework is so open that we have pretty much total control of the design, function, and purpose of just about any site we come across. …on the other hand, focusing on a site’s purpose allows business owners, educators, and students to control their online presence through a functional and easily usable interface through powerful pre-programmed themes and templates.
June 10, 2013 — The panel discusses ways to make it easier for Developers, Designers, and Strategists to work together.
June 5, 2013 — This presentation shows you ways to extend the capabilities or WordPress through other web services. WordPress alone is great, but “mashing it up” with other web services allows you to create new web applications that have never been seen before.
May 20, 2013 — This talk will outline the process I take after we’ve received design sign off from the client and looks like this…
Setting up a Basecamp project – Setting up a private GitHub repository – Setting up my IDE (Phpstorm) – Setting up Sass & Compass for CSS preprocessing – Custom Theme Development – Custom Plugin Development – Testing (Both cross browser and device ) – Migration with BackupBuddy – Ongoing maintenance.
May 7, 2013 — This talk will showcase some of the awesome helper functions in WordPress core. These functions will break down into three categories:
1. Display helpers: This will cover some of the cooler display oriented helper functions
2. Data helpers: This will cover some of the useful functions for manipulating, getting, and returning data
3. Action helpers: This will cover some of the useful functions for executing functionality
May 6, 2013 — Version Control lets you track your files over time. Why should you care? So when you mess up you can easily get back to a previous working version! I will take you through what version control is, why it’s important and how to start using it today on projects you’re already working on.