Speakers: Zac Gordon

  • Zac Gordon: Setup and Introduction to Gutenberg: Tooling And Terminology

    Zac Gordon: Setup and Introduction to Gutenberg: Tooling And Terminology

    WordCamp Miami 2018Speaker: Zac Gordon

    January 22, 2019 — Setup & Introduction to Gutenberg: Tooling And Terminology

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  • Zac Gordon: Gutenberg Development with React

    Zac Gordon: Gutenberg Development with React

    WordCamp London 2018Speaker: Zac Gordon

    October 9, 2018 — In this workshop we introduce React basics and how React works inside of WordPress and Gutenberg. Then we walk through how to build several blocks using React, including advanced blocks with server side goodness like meta box integration. A quick mention of webpack, babel and npm will occur as well 😉 Come get hands on with the future of WordPress development!

  • Zac Gordon: JavaScript for WordPress Workshop PART 3

    Zac Gordon: JavaScript for WordPress Workshop PART 3

    WordCamp Seattle 2017Speaker: Zac Gordon

    August 9, 2018 — In this workshop we will learn about JavaScript fundamentals like the DOM, Events and JSON all using native JavaScript. Then we will introduce the WordPress REST API and look at how to use it in both WordPress themes and stand alone JavaScript applications. Come get a foundation level understanding of this important topic of JavaScript and API driven WordPress development.

    Some experience with jQuery or JavaScript is encouraged.

    COME PREPARED!
    Make sure you come prepared! Come early to make sure you’re ready to go.

    For this workshop you will want to have the following:

    Laptop
    A working local WordPress install with SSL on your laptop (Zac suggests using Local by Flywheel or DesktopServer for easy setup)
    A Code Editor

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  • Zac Gordon: JavaScript for WordPress Workshop PART 2

    Zac Gordon: JavaScript for WordPress Workshop PART 2

    WordCamp Seattle 2017Speaker: Zac Gordon

    August 9, 2018 — In this workshop we will learn about JavaScript fundamentals like the DOM, Events and JSON all using native JavaScript. Then we will introduce the WordPress REST API and look at how to use it in both WordPress themes and stand alone JavaScript applications. Come get a foundation level understanding of this important topic of JavaScript and API driven WordPress development.

    Some experience with jQuery or JavaScript is encouraged.

    COME PREPARED!
    Make sure you come prepared! Come early to make sure you’re ready to go.

    For this workshop you will want to have the following:

    Laptop
    A working local WordPress install with SSL on your laptop (Zac suggests using Local by Flywheel or DesktopServer for easy setup)
    A Code Editor

    Presentation Slides »

  • Zac Gordon: JavaScript for WordPress Workshop PART 1

    Zac Gordon: JavaScript for WordPress Workshop PART 1

    WordCamp Seattle 2017Speaker: Zac Gordon

    August 9, 2018 — In this workshop we will learn about JavaScript fundamentals like the DOM, Events and JSON all using native JavaScript. Then we will introduce the WordPress REST API and look at how to use it in both WordPress themes and stand alone JavaScript applications. Come get a foundation level understanding of this important topic of JavaScript and API driven WordPress development.

    Some experience with jQuery or JavaScript is encouraged.

    COME PREPARED!
    Make sure you come prepared! Come early to make sure you’re ready to go.

    For this workshop you will want to have the following:

    Laptop
    A working local WordPress install with SSL on your laptop (Zac suggests using Local by Flywheel or DesktopServer for easy setup)
    A Code Editor

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  • Panel Discussion: JavaScript QandA

    Panel Discussion: JavaScript QandA

    WordCamp Miami 2017Speakers: Peter Carabeo, Michael Dyer, Jonathan Brinley, Auston Bunsen, Zac Gordon, Nizar Khalife Iglesias, Josh Pollock

    August 5, 2017 — A chance to ask any questions to the Learn JavaScript Deeply speakers.

  • Zac Gordon: Use Cases For Javascript Frameworks

    Zac Gordon: Use Cases For Javascript Frameworks

    WordCamp Miami 2016Speaker: Zac Gordon

    April 17, 2016 — In this talk, WordPress educator Zac Gordon goes over many of the popular JavaScript libraries and frameworks (jQuery, Backbone, Ember, Angular and React) and discusses various use cases for each one. Of course, the talk also includes emphasis on some vanilla JS knowledge a an JavaScript developer should have.

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  • Zac Gordon: Getting Comfortable with WordPress Actions and Filters

    Zac Gordon: Getting Comfortable with WordPress Actions and Filters

    WordCamp Philly 2015Speaker: Zac Gordon

    December 12, 2015 — This talk starts with an explanation of what WordPress action and filter hooks are and how to use them. We then go into the most common and helpful hooks for theme and plugin development. This will include helpful information for people who have not yet begun to use hooks much as well as supply those who do use them regularly with some helpful hints.

  • Zac Gordon: Getting Comfortable with WordPress Actions and Filters

    Zac Gordon: Getting Comfortable with WordPress Actions and Filters

    WordCamp Philly 2015Speaker: Zac Gordon

    November 5, 2015 — This talk starts with an explanation of what WordPress action and filter hooks are and how to use them. We then go into the most common and helpful hooks for theme and plugin development. This will include helpful information for people who have not yet begun to use hooks much as well as supply those who do use them regularly with some helpful hints.

  • Zac Gordon: PHP for WordPress

    Zac Gordon: PHP for WordPress

    WordCamp Baltimore 2015Speaker: Zac Gordon

    September 20, 2015 — This talk introduces a important things to know about learning PHP as it relates to WordPress. The talk covers coding standards, best practices and important concepts in both PHP and WordPress that new and intermediate developers will find helpful.

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