‘Developer Tools’ Videos

  • David Remer: Understanding git

    WordCamp Stuttgart 2019Speaker: David Remer

    November 11, 2019 — When you start collaborating on open source projects or in development teams, Git is a tool you can’t evade. Even WordPress development shifts more and more towards Git.

    Git is a powerful version control system, but even for advanced users it is often quite intimidating. Understanding some of the principals on which Git operates helps a long way in mastering this tool.

    After a quick introduction into Git I will examine those principals. Along the way, we will try to recover code, which we thought was lost forever. The aim of this presentation is to gain a better understanding of Git so beginners feeling more comfortable to contribute to open source projects.

  • Teia Atkins: The Art of Stealing

    WordCamp D.C. 2017Speaker: Teia Atkins

    November 16, 2017 — My first year as a developer I felt like all I did was ask google to do my work for me. And now almost 5 years later I am a WordPress theme developer. The art of stealing explains how I began my career tinkering with pre written code to writing my own widgets, plugins and themes. Research, copy, paste and repeat was my methodology and one anybody can adopt.

  • Sudar Muthu: Developer Tools That I Use To Increase My Productivity As A WordPress Developer

    WordCamp Kochi 2017Speaker: Sudar Muthu

    September 11, 2017 — Sudar Muthu, is a Senior Web Engineer with 10up, a leading WordPress design agency, and a WordPress.com VIP Partner. Sudar has released over two dozens of WordPress plugins, and has been developing WordPress plugins for more than 8 years. He has also contributed to all major WordPress releases starting from v 4.3.

    In his talk, he will talk about the various developer tools that he uses, to increase productivity as a WordPress developer. Through his session, he will explain in detail about what worked for him, as a WordPress developer, and and what did not. He will also be giving an introduction to these development tools, through his session.

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  • Stephanie Hellwig: 10 Ways to Provide Great Support

    WordCamp San Diego 2017Speaker: Stephanie Hellwig

    May 9, 2017 — I have been the support manager for a sucessful WordPress theme shop for the last two years and I would love to share some of what I have learned in the process. Here are some of the points that will be shared in this presentation. >>This talk will cover the technology available and how you can use it to streamline the support process. >>How important it is to begin with adequate documentation and ways to accomplish this. >>Tools you can use to meet the needs of a variety of customers. (video, tutorials etc) >> The necessity of using saved replies >> How to set boundaries for support >> Other ways to offer help when it is beyond the offered level of support >> Diplomacy – Kindness is always appropriate and can turn the worst support customers into the best clients for continued sales >> Specific strategy I use for my workflow >> Using support as a springboard for other sales >>Ways to gauge how you should improve upon your support.

  • Никита Юров: Швейцарский нож WordPress-разработчика

    WordCamp Moscow 2016Speaker: Nikita Yurov

    September 29, 2016 — Никита расскажет про инструменты, которые необходимы современному WordPress-разработчику в ежедневной работе.

    В докладе будут упомянуты популярные must-have плагины, утилиты, темы и фреймворки, онлайн сервисы и многое другое.

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  • Katherine Wakefield: Front-End Developer Tools

    WordCamp Asheville 2016Speaker: Katherine Wakefield

    August 16, 2016 — Windows and Mac tools to get sites built faster. From which code editors are snippet friendly to apps to speed us along in preprocessing a Gulp stack – I’ll offer a wide range of entry level to advanced tools, websites and apps to get things done.

    Take aways:

    If someone is new to web development of already advanced, they’ll have tools and resources they may not have heard about that can make their workflow faster, what to learn first.
    One does not need to know javascript to get a gulp stack built for web development.
    Plugins to code editors to speed up workflow.

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