‘Development’ Videos

  • Oscar Duignan: Component and style guide driven development or WordPress themes for developers

    Oscar Duignan: Component and style guide driven development or WordPress themes for developers

    WordCamp Brighton 2018Speaker: Oscar Duignan

    March 27, 2019 — Explore what a “living” style guide is and how you can use one to drive the creation of your WordPress themes. Looking at where this helps with things like collaboration, testing, maintenance, and reuse. From the perspective of an implementer rather than a designer so will contain technical details (so how to implement, not so much how to design for, and not just why you should).

  • Karalyn Thayer: Before Design - What Steps to Take Before You Start Designing and Developing Your Website

    Karalyn Thayer: Before Design – What Steps to Take Before You Start Designing and Developing Your Website

    WordCamp Montreal 2018Speaker: Karalyn Thayer

    March 18, 2019 — This topic will be an overview to the leg work to do before you jump into the design and development stage of building a website. Whether you are designing your own site, are a designer working on a client site, or you are looking to work with an agency to build your site, doing some planning will help ensure a smooth process and great site. We will cover the basics of site maps, user personas, content guides, and other questions to consider about your websites functionality before you start designing or developing your site.

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  • Drew Jaynes: WordPress Development in a Modern PHP World

    Drew Jaynes: WordPress Development in a Modern PHP World

    WordCamp Phoenix 2019Speaker: Drew Jaynes

    March 8, 2019 — WordPress’ minimum-supported version is still PHP 5.2 (gasp!) but that doesn’t mean you should let that hold you back from leveraging modern PHP features in your plugins and themes!

    In this talk, we’ll take a deep dive into ways you can start leveraging modern PHP features today to bring new life to that old plugin or theme. We’ll cover how to code partial plugin activation for old versions of PHP, use autoloaders and namespaces, setup group aliasing, use return type declarations, leverage traits, and much more.

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  • Alessandro Kaounas: Modern Development Practices with Gulp

    Alessandro Kaounas: Modern Development Practices with Gulp

    WordCamp Thessaloniki 2018Speaker: Alessandro Kaounas

    February 28, 2019 — Ο Αλέξανδρος στην ομιλία του θα επιδείξει σύγχρονες πρακτικές ανάπτυξης με το Gulp και πώς θα βελτιώσετε μια υπάρχουσα ροή εργασίας. Ταυτόχρονα θα μας δείξει από την αρχή πώς να χρησιμοποιήσουμε το Gulp για να δημιουργήσουμε ένα επιτυχημένο έργο και πώς να διατηρήσουμε ή να επικαιροποιήσουμε ένα ήδη υπάρχον.

    Alessandro at his speech, will demonstrate modern development practises with Gulp and how to improve an existing working flow. At the same time he will show from scratch how to use Gulp to build a successful project and how to maintain or update an existing.

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  • Joshua Giowaya: Legos for Developers – A modular approach to WordPress Development (Full Session)

    Joshua Giowaya: Legos for Developers – A modular approach to WordPress Development (Full Session)

    WordCamp Atlanta 2018Speaker: Joshua Giowaya

    January 24, 2019 — “Let’s explore the benefits of thinking in re-usable blocks. Modular
    Development improves productivity, enhances UI and empowers authors.
    Leveraging the WordPress templating system and Advanced Custom Fields
    we can achieve modularity in our WP themes.”

  • Andrew Norcross: AMA (Ask Me Anything) About Development

    Andrew Norcross: AMA (Ask Me Anything) About Development

    WordCamp Miami 2018Speaker: Andrew Norcross

    January 22, 2019 — Haven’t you wished you could ask any question to an “expert” at WordCamp? Problem is that many talks have short Q&A sessions – and while we encourage speakers to visit the Happiness Bar after the talks, it’s still difficult to ask sometimes. Also there could be someone ELSE in the room that has a great answer, or would love to bond over the subject you’re interested in.

  • Lara Schenck: Bridging the Design and Development Gap with CSS Algorithms

    Lara Schenck: Bridging the Design and Development Gap with CSS Algorithms

    WordCamp US 2018Speaker: Lara Schenck

    December 30, 2018 — Over the past 10 years, CSS has transformed from a descriptive language for presentation into a Turing-complete, domain-specific, declarative programming language for layout on the web.

    Okay…but how does one go from describing presentation to programming in CSS? And what on earth is a “CSS Algorithm”?

    This entertaining and personable talk will answer these questions and more, before delving into practical steps for creating CSS algorithms of your own to bridge the gap between design and development.

  • Simon Schmidt: WordPress und Composer
  • Nowoczesny development. Jak zwiększyliśmy efektywność zespołu programistycznego

    Nowoczesny development. Jak zwiększyliśmy efektywność zespołu programistycznego

    WordCamp Poznań 2018Speaker: Przemysław Hernik

    September 25, 2018 — Praca w rozwijającym się i zwiększającym liczebnie zespole developerów przynosi coraz to nowe wyzwania. W prezentacji zobaczymy, z jakimi problemami się borykaliśmy, a także jakie rozwiązania pozwoliły w znacznej mierze zautomatyzować proces budowania witryn i aplikacji opartych na WordPressie. Poznamy konkretne przykłady rozwiązań technicznych, które w znaczący sposób zwiększyły produktywność zespołu.

    Przemek opowie o tym, jakie reguły współpracy w zespole i współpracy z freelancerami przyniosły mu najlepsze rezultaty. Niezależnie od tego czy jesteś freelancerem czy zarządzasz pracą dziesięcioosobowego zespołu, warto odpowiedzieć sobie na ten sam zestaw pytań: Jak sprawnie zorganizować prace programistyczne i je zautomatyzować? Jak bezboleśnie wprowadzać nowe osoby do pracy przy projekcie? Czy procedury są potrzebne? Jak przy tym wszystkim pisać kod zgodny z dobrymi praktykami i standardami WordPress?

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  • Bernhard Kau: Git Q&A

    Bernhard Kau: Git Q&A

    WordCamp Würzburg 2018Speaker: Bernhard Kau

    September 24, 2018 — BarCamp Track