January 12, 2016 — Timber cleans up your theme code so your PHP files can focus on supplying the data and logic, while your twig files can focus 100% on the display and HTML. Timber is for both WordPress pros and rookies. People new to WordPress will like how it reduces the WordPress-specific knowledge required to theme a website while pros can take advantage of object-oriented patterns that adhere to DRY and MVC principles.
August 6, 2015 — After working on BruteProtect, a plugin that was acquired by Automattic, I’d like share the knowledge I wish I knew 2 years ago when I first started with WordPress. I’ll discuss plugin file structure, short codes, security, and private deployment to multiple client installs. We’ll discuss MVC structure, in which your logic is separate from your UI.
I build WordPress websites and apps for the Hotchkiss Consulting Group. My blog can be found at roccotripaldi.com