‘Developer’ Videos

  • Chris Coyier: Thinking like a Front-End Developer

    WordCamp US 2018Speaker: Chris Coyier

    December 25, 2018 — Let’s take a peek at what front-end development has become these days. Starting from what the role is, where we sit, and the expectations of us. Then we’ll get into the problems we face, how to approach them, and the tools we have at our disposal. We’ll look at how Gutenberg might fit into our lives as front-end developers.

  • Sébastien Serre: D’esclavagiste à Développeur WordPress – itinéraire d’une reconversion réussie !

    WordCamp Nice 2018Speaker: Sébastien Serre

    December 7, 2018 — BTS Transport en poche, je suis passé en 18 ans chez beaucoup de transporteurs de toutes tailles et exerçant des activités différentes (express, routier international) avant de terminer par une expérience en tant que responsable de la logistique d’une entreprise textile délocalisant un maximum en Asie. En 2012, je m’inscris en tant qu’Auto-entrepreneur pour tester le marché et voir si une reconversion serait possible… banco ! Je saute le pas en 2014…

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  • Edward Finkler: Stronger Than Fear: Mental Health In The Developer Community

    WordCamp Seattle 2017Speaker: Edward Finkler

    March 7, 2018 — There is a crisis in the tech industry. At least 20% of our colleagues, friends, and teammates suffer silently with mental illness, but our work culture does little to help. Based on real data, we’ll show the enormous impact of mental illness in our industry, and how we can change – and save – lives.

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  • Phil Ward: Coding your career

    WordCamp Brighton 2017Speaker: Phil Ward

    February 19, 2018 — Digital is constantly changing and that means that developers have to change as well. With so many different possibilities, how do you build a rewarding career for yourself? Where do you even start?

    This talk will explore how to find out the things you’re really interested in when it comes to your job, create a personal learning plan, and market those skills in a way that demonstrates value to employers. Focusing on aspects like carving your own niche and being able to communicate your expertise in a way that people can understand!

  • Luc Princen: An Imposters Journey Through “Real” Development

    WordCamp Utrecht 2017Speaker: Luc Princen

    January 4, 2018 — As a self-taught developer you’ve undoubtedly encountered many gaps in your knowledge. Gaps that people with computer-science degrees fill, not with the practical stuff, but with the theoratical stuff. The stuff that people like to talk about as “real development”.

    In this talk we’ll explore how self-taught developers, can overcome some of these gaps and fight off that age-old enemy known as “imposter syndrome”.

  • Jason Wasser: Be Better By Doing Less: Front End Automation

    WordCamp D.C. 2017Speaker: Jason Wasser

    November 16, 2017 — As developers, we constantly strive to do better. Whether it’s writing better code, making a more performant site or just doing it faster; with automation you can have your cake and have robots feed you it too. You’ll work faster and get feedback on how to make it better.

    This presentation is for front end developers who want to push themselves to be better, whether using a WordPress backend or not. After this presentation I hope that you feel empowered to find new ways to make your life as a front end developer better and your code even more awesome than it already is.

    – Get feedback on coding standards and issues
    – Minimize site assets automatically
    – Generate and update image sprites and have your css updated for you
    – Run several performance scans and aggregate them into a report
    – And more!

  • Seth Shoultes: From the Ground Up

    WordCamp Wilmington 2017Speaker: Seth Shoultes

    October 23, 2017 — A developer’s personal journey from failures to successes.

  • Ajit and Jayman: Being a WP Developer

    WordCamp Udaipur 2017Speakers: Ajit Bohra, Jayman Pandya

    July 20, 2017 — With a combined experience of over a decade, Ajit and Jayman, at WordCamp Udaipur 2017, will tell you who exactly is a WordPress Developer.
    There is so much to grasp and explore to be an efficient and smart WordPress Developer.What exactly is needed if you want to call yourself a developer.
    Code over Plugins, Smart approach over Solutions, Right Networking, What drives WordPress, Plugins, Page Builders, Backups, Extending Functionalites among others would be the keywords in the session.

  • Evan Mullins: So You Wanna Dev? Join The Team!

    WordCamp Raleigh 2017Speaker: Evan Mullins

    June 19, 2017 — WP Dev/tools for beginners: ftp, git, svn, php, html, css, sass, js, jquery, IDEs, themes, child themes, the loop, hooks, APIs, CLI, agile, bootstrap, SEO, slack… etc.

    We’ll discuss the language and various acronyms and buzzwords used by devs in this crash course introduction to the developer’s world. Overview of primary development processes and terms and what software is needed to play the game. We’ll cover what you need to go from zero to developer and hopefully how to have fun on the way.

  • Evan Mullins: So You Wanna Dev? Join The Team!

    WordCamp Asheville 2017Speaker: Evan Mullins

    June 17, 2017 — WP Dev/tools for beginners: ftp, git, svn, php, html, css, sass, js, jquery, IDEs, themes, child themes, the loop, inspect element, hooks, APIs, CLI, agile, bootstrap, SEO, slack… etc.
    We’ll discuss the language and various acronyms and buzzwords used by devs in this crash course introduction to the developer’s world. Overview of primary development processes and terms and what software is needed to play the game. We’ll cover what you need to go from zero to developer and hopefully how to have fun on the way.

    Takeaways:

    Learn to speak dev
    Get familiar with concepts (and acronyms) you’ll need to dev
    Learn about tools that will help you

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