February 27, 2018 — Lessons learned from developing and maintaining the GitHub Updater plugin. How I deal with bugs, feature requests, issues, PRs, user support, and more.
Everything I learned about plugin support I learned in the operating room. Interacting with surgical patients and their families involves a similar skill set as maintaining an open source software project. I’m not so certain that the reverse is true so as the saying goes, “Don’t try this at home.” But come find out my surgical pearls to software support.
October 27, 2016 — Some plugin or theme projects won’t ever be in the official Plugin or Theme Directories. Still, it would be great to be able to send client’s updates. Wouldn’t it? We’ll talk about little about development but mostly about direct deployment from your git host.
October 8, 2015 — Similarities of surgery and coding. KISS principle, First do no harm, etc.
I will describe my journey in development of GitHub Updater.