December 10, 2018 — Gutenberg is all the WordPress world is talking about these days. Everybody has so many concerns, hopes, questions, and expectations. Is it a conspiracy to destroy WordPress? How much of a change is it? Will it make anything easier for users? How does it work behind the scenes? What is it like to work in the open on a project as large as Gutenberg? If you’re curious about the any of those or just what the future of building sites with WordPress, join us.
May 31, 2016 — The life of a string – or how WordPress gets its translations
with Nikolay Bachiyski & John Blackbourn – WordPress core developers
May 12, 2016 — Nikolay’s talk will explain some basic problems with more complicated front-end applications, and how if we make dealing with change easier and if we have readily available components, our lives will be better.
December 13, 2015 — When asked, 100% of the developers asked respond that they are lifelong learners. Yet, a life is short while projects are long.
We see ourselves struggle with the overwhelming amount of new concepts, technologies, languages, frameworks, and tools. In addition to that WordPress development can be an island and requires extra effort learning something new.
In this talk we will see how few qualities can help us better structure and navigate our learning efforts.
July 9, 2015 — Writing secure code is more than three-letter acronyms, escaping, and sanitization. It’s a state of mind, just like writing useful and maintainable software. This talk shows the natural evolution of the attitude towards security of a WordPress plugin developer.
December 8, 2013 — Some love it, some hate it, few understand it. Some won’t develop with WordPress because it doesn’t use enough of it, some won’t develop with WordPress again if it did. Object-oriented programming is by far the most widely spread programming paradigm, WordPress is by far the mostly spread web publishing system. In this talk we will see how the values of the two align and what can be the place of OOP in the future of WordPress.
August 15, 2013 — Writing code is building a user experience, where the user is the developer, who is reading the code. There are rarely two programmers who have the same opinion on what is clean and readable code. In order for their code to be usable, developers need to take the same things in consideration as user experience designers.