Speakers: Micah Wood

  • Micah Wood: Getting started with Vagrant

    Micah Wood: Getting started with Vagrant

    WordCamp Asheville 2014Speaker: Micah Wood

    September 12, 2014 — Learn how Vagrant, a tool for creating portable development environments, can help you:
    – Easily setup a local development environment
    – Match your local development environment to production and avoid surprises during deployment.
    – Share development environments with team members and get new team members up and running in record time.
    – Easily deploy code by using providers and provisioners.

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  • Micah Wood: 7 Habits of Highly Effective WordPress Developers

    Micah Wood: 7 Habits of Highly Effective WordPress Developers

    WordCamp Atlanta 2014Speaker: Micah Wood

    June 17, 2014 — If you are just learning how to code, or are a seasoned developer, there are some important habits that will serve you well during your WordPress development career. Beyond the high-level approach of Stephen Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective People”, this presentation walks you through 7 practical things you can do to become a better and more effective WordPress developer. The concepts presented are accompanied with action steps and follow up resources so you can start becoming a better developer right away.

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  • Micah Wood: The WP Way

    Micah Wood: The WP Way

    WordCamp Atlanta 2014Speaker: Micah Wood

    May 19, 2014 — We all run into themes that aren’t written well, sometimes ones that have hard-coded URLs, or just don’t even work at all. This session teaches some WP standards on theme creation.

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  • Micah Wood: Doing AJAX in WordPress

    Micah Wood: Doing AJAX in WordPress

    WordCamp Atlanta 2013Speaker: Micah Wood

    April 27, 2013 — The purpose of this presentation is to walk developers through the process of implementing basic AJAX functionality in themes and plugins. Topics covered will include best practices, client-side AJAX requests via jQuery, server-side processing of requests with WordPress action hooks, proper inclusion of scripts, localizing data and implementing nonces

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