Speakers: John Jacoby

  • John Jacoby: Advanced Database Management for Plugins

    John Jacoby: Advanced Database Management for Plugins

    WordCamp Europe 2019Speaker: John Jacoby

    August 28, 2019 — For nearly a decade, developers have been encouraged to use custom post types and taxonomies for all of their needs, and life was good. Good enough, anyway. For the next decade of advanced computing, machine intelligence will require, at the very least, custom database tables. John will break down what a database really is and what WordPress got right and wrong, and share several solutions that plugin developers can use right now to interface with complex custom data structures inside of WordPress.