November 8, 2014 — Introduction on how to create, set up, and use WordPress child themes
– What is a WordPress child theme?
– Why use a WordPress child Theme?
– WordPress Theme Files
– Best Practices and Demo: Creating a twentyfourteen child theme
– Development Tools & Compilers
– Tutorials & Docs
– Online Classes
November 6, 2014 — The success of building your own plugin is all depends on how you start. From making the right decisions to finding the right structure and tools to maintain it.
We will cover during this talk the last part. I will short talk about how to setup your plugin, which things are needed and from there talk about some basic unit tests you should include in every plugin to make your live a bit easier. As last part I will cover grunt which is a task runner which can automate all your processes so you don’t need to even think about most of the things.
November 3, 2014 — Backbone is the foundation of several recent user-facing features in WordPress. This talk will explore how to leverage WordPress’ powerful Backbone view management tools to craft maintainable, modular UI for your plugin or theme.