October 28, 2016 — Taking over a WordPress plugin is a big deal. You inherit support, ratings, users, and a codebase. Several case studies of personal plugin takeovers with recommended best practices will be demonstrated, as well as an overview of larger examples that have taken place over the years.
October 17, 2016 — How we manage releasing our SEO plugin.
Supporting a huge plugin is not easy. Before releasing a new version we go through a large amount of checks to make sure the release is correct. After the checks thousands of people will start downloading the plugin. In this talk I will show how we at Yoast deal with the challenges that come with the release of a big plugin. We consider every aspect of plugin development, from choosing to fix the right bugs to the scaling of the supporting infrastructure.
October 8, 2016 — Have some fun as you learn the basics of how people add new features to WordPress. Whether you want to write your own first plugin or just if you want to understand that foreign language your web developer is speaking, this is a great place to start.
October 3, 2016 — Akismet, Jetpack, Disqus, all of these big companies are utilizing the cloud to deliver services through a plugin. Can a small WordPress development shop even attempt this? Yes, you can, and it’s not that hard to do. Heavy volume processing, shared data across clients, AI and big data are just some of the services you can more easily deliver through the cloud. In this talk I will cover some of the key concepts that you need to know to get started including:
* Identifying processing best delivered through cloud services
* Architecting a cloud service plugin
* Building a cloud service on Amazon with PHP/Apache
* Communication between your plugin and the Cloud Service
* Tips, volume metrics and other lessons learned in 4 years of supporting Artificial Intelligence and volume processing through a cloud service plugin
September 19, 2016 — Daniel J. Lewis is an award-winning podcaster. He helps others launch and improve their own podcasts for sharing their passions and finding success. Daniel creates training resources (like SEO for Podcasters) and podcasting tools (like My Podcast Reviews); He offers one-on-one consulting and group training. He has been a keynote speaker on podcasting and social media on numerous occasions.
August 17, 2016 — What are some of the ways to quickly get a WordPress site up and running with a minimal amount of effort?
An over view of core plugins, page builders and themes as well as the latest cutting edge software to help even the unmotivated get a high quality WordPress Site up and running.
Also a tongue and cheek humorous presentation that reveals the pitfalls of shortcuts and the final assessment of what it takes to get a WP based site live.
August 2, 2016 — “Microservice Architecture”という言葉をご存知でしょうか？１つの大きな一枚岩アプリケーションを作るのではなく、サービス単位で作られたアプリを疎結合に構築するアーキテクトのことを指します。今回はWordPressのプラグイン・テーマの「密結合」な部分について紹介しつつ、WP REST APIなどを用いた疎結合なサイト・アプリ構築について紹介します。