November 15, 2009 — John Hawkins introduces the concept of canonical plugins in this just-more-than-two-minute talk from WordCamp NYC.
Video courtesy ISOC-NY.
November 14, 2009 — John Hawkins’ introduction to writing a plugin, with a real-world example showing how to create a plugin with an options page, shortcodes and a dashboard widget.
November 13, 2009 — John Hawkins teaches the WordCamp Phoenix audience the basics of building a plugin in this short presentation.
September 20, 2009 — John Hawkins demonstrates the basics of constructing a plugin, designing it to make the changes you want, and then using that plugin to alter your WordPress site in a persistent way. Includes some basic discussion on hooks and functions, as well as some sample code.
Video production by Joe Christensen of Blaze Streaming Media.
September 12, 2009 — John Hawkins runs through the basics of creating a WordPress plugin, with code examples and an explanation of the basic principles behind plugin creation and interactions.