May 29, 2018 — We all know a site’s performance is important, but knowing exactly how web caches work, and how to tune them just right, can be somewhat of a mystery. The typical approach seems to be: install a caching plugin and call it a day. But in this session we’ll go over what the various types of caching techniques are, what they do, how they differ from one another, and how they can all work together to get the most speed out of your WordPress sites. Whether you’re new to WordPress and curious how to make your website faster, or you’re an advanced professional looking to speed up your clients’ sites, this session is for you.
November 2, 2015 — All too often designers and developers alike wince at the phrase “command line interface”. In this talk I’m going to prove that you don’t need a neckbeard to use the terminal. If you like the idea of getting more work done in less time, or if you’re just down right curious about what this WP-CLI stuff is all about, then this session is for you!
August 22, 2014 — Version control is a must for any professional web developer, frontend or backend. There are many ways to setup Git, but in this talk, the aim was to cover the simplest approach possible so folks could get set up quickly.