Speakers: Dasun Edirisinghe

  • Dasun Edirisinghe: Developing a Gamification Platform on Top of WordPress

    WordCamp Kuala Lumpur 2017Speaker: Dasun Edirisinghe

    January 9, 2018 — Gamification: the art of applying game development techniques outside of a gaming context. This technique helps turn a boring process into a delightful experience – and that can boost business. In this talk, we will learn how to develop successful game techniques and develop a gamification platform using the powerful features of WordPress, including:

    Custom Post Types
    Post Status
    User Meta
    WordPress REST API & more!

  • Dasun Edirisinghe: Developing Gamification Platform On Top Of WordPress

    WordCamp Udaipur 2017Speaker: Dasun Edirisinghe

    July 19, 2017 — Dasun Edirisinghe from Sri Lanka, and is obsessed with WordPress. He started using WordPress in 2011 and it soon became his hobby, passion, and career.
    In his talk the major focus would be on the following key points:

    -What is gamifications
    -Why we need gamifications
    -Game elements and WordPress Components
    -Developing a gamification platform in -WordPress ( Architecture / Elements )
    -Conclusion ( Using WordPress for -Application Developments )

  • Dasun Edirisinghe: Extending your WordPress Project with Custom Post Types

    WordCamp Singapore 2016Speaker: Dasun Edirisinghe

    September 30, 2016 — WordPress is extremely flexible when it comes to expansion. From small blog to a large social network it can be extend very efficiently and effectively if you use “Custom Post Types”.
    In this topic I would like to discuss how we can extend WordPress Projects to anything, using WordPress Custom Post types, custom taxonomies and custom meta boxes.

    Specifically, I’ll go through –

    Default post types in WordPress
    What is a custom post type and how it works.
    Creating your own custom post types.
    Best practices in creating custom post types.
    Extending further with custom taxonomies and meta boxes.
    Displaying your data.