September 15, 2019 — Gutenberg is a new block editor introduced in WordPress. Blocks are the components of Gutenberg. Blocks are simply reusable easy to use components. In this session, Imran demonstrates how to write custom Gutenberg blocks with the help of available tools while explaining the States and attributes of the block and other concepts of Gutenberg block.
September 12, 2019 — “His prayers were heard. He knew that sooner or later the WordPress Community would create a software to ease the creation of Gutenberg Blocks. Elliot Condon and his team, from the well known ACF plugin, were responsible for this miracle that has saved Mauricio lots and lots of hours of work in his projects.
He invites you to come and see how easy is to implement them and be proud to call yourself a Gutenberg Block Developer. “
August 26, 2019 — Running a business with a WordPress site is relatively easy. Tens of thousands of plugins out there do help a lot, but sometimes it’s hard to find a perfectly tailored solution. Often, you do end up developing custom code for your site. Consider putting a bit extra effort and convert that custom solution into a sellable product. That can not only cover the cost of initial development and maintenance but also present another revenue stream.
August 22, 2019 — Arefin is the founder and CEO of Jewel Theme which is a WordPress Theme and Plugin Development Company. He started exploring WordPress in 2008 and quickly fell in love with it. He has been since not only a WordPress evangelist but also an active community member Authoring Themes, Plugins and Books. His ebook on Plugin development crossed more than 200,000 downloads and was appreciated greatly by the Bangladeshi Local Community. He has currently 17 active Plugins and 9 WordPress themes in WordPress.org Repository as well as dozens of Themes and Plugins in Themeforest.
Liton Arefin will be Speaking about New Era of Plugin Development in WordPress.
Liton Arefin has done Information and Communication Engineering from Rajshahi University. Currently based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. You can follow him on https://jeweltheme.com or follow @Litonice11 on Twitter.
July 26, 2019 — In this talk, I will introduce several tools and best practices for developing WordPress sites in a local environment. I will compare the most popular options and show a quick 5 minute tutorial on how to use each of the top 3 (Local by Flywheel, Desktop Server and MAMP)
June 27, 2019 — Building your freelance business starts with a purpose and a focused plan for getting there. This workshop is designed to help you set your business goals, and develop the concrete steps you need to take to hit them. By focusing on a few strategic goals, you’ll be able to prioritize your time on the areas that will bring the greatest impact to your business.
June 25, 2019 — Whether you manage a large site or a small one, if you write your own code one of the most tedious parts can be getting started. This talk will show you techniques such as scaffolding tools and others to get you a fully functional WordPress plugin with unit tests, continuous integration, a local development environment and more with just a single command. It will help you stop rebuilding the wheel so you can focus on the functionality you need and can be extended to themes, libraries or whatever else you need.
June 25, 2019 — Teaching yourself how to code is difficult. Even today, after working as a professional front-end developer for 6 years, I’m still struggling to keep up to be able to create what I want. In this talk, let me take you by the hand and give you insight into how I took my first steps as a front-end developer. Starting off with HTML and CSS, 15 years ago, using Microsoft Frontpage. Upon today where I’m teaching myself React to build Gutenberg blocks. During this journey, I will show you how and where you can start off to become a front-end developer. I will talk about recreating examples, where to find the information you need and why asking questions can save you dozens of hours!
June 21, 2019 — This talk will emphasize the importance of team collaboration in projects and how it can save time during different project phases as well as contribute to a well balanced team dynamic.
We will explore what this looks like when building a WordPress website and some important takeaways to maintain a collaborative workflow.
June 14, 2019 — Data centers in the U.S. use more than 90 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity a year. That requires roughly 34 giant coal-powered plants. What can a single developer do to make more energy efficient code? I will go through a series of not-so-serious experiments showing how various implementations made with Raspberry PI web server and power meter affect power consumption. How much energy does enabling WordPress caching save? What about optimizing queries? I will tell.