August 6, 2019 — Andrey “Rarst” Savchenko is a WordPress contractor from Kiev, Ukraine.
He believes in a Web of content sites that are a delight to discover, read, and navigate. For that, he works with other developers on complex tasks and long–term value goals. His services include: make it fast, automate menial, stare down a legacy codebase, fix the world (one bug at a time).
In his free time he likes to drink tea, read science fiction and every tweet in his timeline.
The topic of Andrey’s presentation is “WordPress breaks time (and how to fix it)“
May 6, 2018 — Date/Time component of WordPress core dates back to ancient PHP 4 times.
As result work with dates, times, and timezones is full of pitfalls. Trivial actions in admin and code can lead to massive errors in output of time information. Errors that will confuse both people and software.
The talk will summarize years of experience with bugs and edge cases in Date/Time component. Point out the most common (and trivial to make!) errors. Provide practical solutions for robust development and output practices.
December 20, 2016 — Данный доклад покажет и расскажет о практичных приемах настройки и работы с трекером, на примерах из WordPress разработки на GitHub.
August 12, 2015 — The tools for PHP performance profiling (from basic to advanced) and how to build actionable and beneficial workflows out of them.
February 12, 2015 — At what point answering questions about WordPress goes beyond the making conversation and becomes a driver for professional skills and reputation? Our proficiency at answering questions spans over our work, our ability to learn, and how we are perceived in community. Yet we are rarely purposeful in learning how to benefit from this skill and improve at it. We can do better than that — to evolve professionally and personally.
May 17, 2014 — Performance has always been foundational to computing. This talk aims to dispell common myths about caching, and provides a practical method to implement fragment caching for WordPress.
December 13, 2013 — Presentation Slides »