Speakers: David Ryan

  • David Ryan: Power and Scale-Up WordPress Products with Atomic Design

    WordCamp San Antonio 2020Speaker: David Ryan

    January 19, 2021 — This talk explains how products can be more flexible, resilient, and organized using an Atomic Design approach. Codebases organized using Atomic Design are easy to navigate when you come back nine months later or hire new developers. This session covers splitting Atomic components, best practices, and common issues and mistakes.

  • David Ryan: Take Command with Custom WP-CLI Commands

    WordCamp Boston 2019Speaker: David Ryan

    October 30, 2020 — The WP-CLI gives developers powerful tools to rapidly manage WordPress sites, automate repetitive tasks and diagnose problems from the command line. But if you aren’t building custom commands, you’re leaving tons of time-saving potential on the table!

    In this session we’ll explore best practices for creating custom command line interfaces, combining and reusing commands, plus other tips & tricks.

    Experience with WP-CLI will be helpful, but not required to attend.

  • David Ryan: Building Intuitive WordPress Admin Experiences

    WordCamp San Diego 2017Speaker: David Ryan

    May 14, 2017 — Experiences with user interfaces should inspire confidence for what’s happening under-the-hood. It’s more than building snazzy dashboards and settings pages, it’s about creating intuitive products with screens that invite site owners to create websites they feel empowered to maintain. The WordPress Admin contains a number of powerful features for interfaces, workflows, input controls and APIs to interface with the database. We’ll explore when to use Core-bundled code, a third-party tools and some common patterns. Attendees will leave with documented code examples.