November 26, 2016 — These are just a few random chats I was able to record during WordCamp Ann Arbor 2016. Many thanks to Andrea Rennick, Derek Miller, Joel Worsham, Marianna Juliette, Rich & Nicole Robinkoff and Seth Alling
December 15, 2016 — Cory Miller gives his keynote presentation at WordCamp Ann Arbor 2016.
January 7, 2017 — Who needs designers anymore… right? Well, everyone, actually.
Designing for interactive media is much more than pushing pixels into place. There’s so many more dimensions to good design, and some amazing tools to help us successfully solve these greater problem solving challenges. Designers, developers, project managers and even content creators all play a role in this process, so lets look at how design has “grown up” and become so beautifully complex, yet exponentially more exciting than it ever has before.
January 6, 2017 — Justin reveals the fool-proof way to get your premium theme & plugin issues resolved in a timely manner. Cut your resolution time in half with these simple steps!
January 6, 2017 — Google is pushing Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) in a big way. AMP pages restrict what you can do all for the sake of performance on mobile devices. In this talk we’ll cover the basics of AMP, how it’s different than mobile-ready and responsive design, and the plugins you’ll need to take advantage of AMP on your WordPress site.
January 6, 2017 — In this session Adam will detail how he discovered WordPress and the open source community, the many businesses that he’s started and failed at, and how he’s utilized these experiences to continually fuel his entrepreneurial spirit and create his own path to a work/life balance and how you can too.
No matter what your passion, WordPress can be an integral tool to helping you achieve your dreams and success in your own business.
“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”
― Babe Ruth
January 6, 2017 — The internet is an amazing tool for sharing information with users all over the world, but what happens when “online” isn’t a guarantee? This was the question posed after 10up built an web-based product catalog for one of the world’s leading water technology providers. With a sales team of hundreds, how could we be sure that the sales materials were always available to the sales team, regardless of internet connectivity?
This session is a case-study on taking a web application offline, synchronizing JSON data and assets while maintaining a consistent user experience. Attendees will gain insight on the unique challenges of taking an app offline, as well as the technologies available and strategies for keeping data intact and the user experience seamless.
January 6, 2017 — In this session you will learn the ins and outs of giving the best support possible for your clients and customers, for both free & paid products or services. Learn from my mistakes, find out the tools I use and see how I stay sane through it all.
January 6, 2017 — Make the logo bigger, move the sidebar to the left, I don’t like that shade of blue, the font is too big… If you’re working on the web and play any part on the design or interface of a project then you know how difficult the design approval process can be. How can you get something approved if everyone has different tastes?
In this talk I describe a process that dramatically reduces approval challenges. I cover the steps I take to establish expertise, squash fights over aesthetic preferences and reduce the amount of effort required to get a design approved.
This process is so effective we rarely have more than one round of revisions and the first round typically takes less than 30 minutes to complete.
January 6, 2017 — Whether you’re looking to secure a remote position or hire one, this will be the session for you. Come learn tips and tricks for recruiting, onboarding and developing remote teams.