October 8, 2017 — The web plays a lot of roles in modern life. It’s a world wide network designed to be available and accessible to everyone. The types of people, their range of abilities, and their types of devices are quite diverse. How can we, as developers, impact this diverse user base? How can we make the web a better place? The approach we use to develop our code can have a significant impact. That approach is the combination of accessible design and progressive enhancement.
December 7, 2015 — HTML is the language of the web. Designers and Developers use it to create your website. They use it everyday. However, they aren’t the only ones who need to know HTML – writers, editors, marketers, evangelists, and content strategists, also need to know HTML. HTML is for everyone. When starting out, most people feel intimidated by HTML, because it’s code. Fortunately, it is designed to be easy to write. I’ll explain how HTML works, which parts of it you need to know, and provide you with some reference material to assist you with your writing.
October 2, 2015 — The way software books and websites teach Object-Oriented Programming(OOP) is typically quite dull. It doesn’t have to be that way. Learning should be fun! I’ll teach you the fundamentals of OOP using robots from popular culture — and how to apply them to your WordPress themes and plugins. Whether you’re a novice developer looking to level up, or an experienced dev that wants to have a laugh – you will enjoy this talk.