January 22, 2019 — Know a young child interested in learning computer science and coding, but the child’s reading level makes it difficult to know where to start? You’ve come to the right place! In this session we will go hands on with free online games that teach computer science and coding techniques to children as young as 4! These programs start with pre-reader courses and grow with your child so they can use the same program for years to come.
January 15, 2017 — It’s often heard off the lips of Drupal engineers and Joomla fans – “WordPress is just a blogging platform.” While blogging is of course a strong suit, it’s only scratching the surface of what we can accomplish. Using custom post types, taxonomies, fields, and metas, we can build almost anything we could want on WordPress, from a storefront to a forum and so much more.
With this talk, I intend to prove the “just a blog” crowd wrong in the most extreme way – by using WordPress and some creative thinking to build out a full-fledged tabletop RPG game system framework, with onboarding lessons, forums, maps, and more. We’ll discuss how these can be set up and developed to understand the how and why, then open the floor for questions. Buckle in – it’s about to get fun.
December 13, 2015 — Recently I created a “game” using the WordPress.com API to house the data. This talk will go over how the WordPress.com API can be utilized to create custom JS applications. Talk would cover integrating with the API in node.JS applications using the wpcom.js library.
January 26, 2012
September 8, 2011
May 1, 2010 — Daniel Cook explains using game mechanics to teach users how to learn features and controls in applications. What the Office Labs team did can provide inspiration for engaging users with your new product or website.
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