After this talk, attendees should feel more comfortable opening up any JS file they come across in the WordPress world and knowing a bit more about how to work with the various frameworks and patterns in use.
March 18, 2019 — WordPress 5.0 introduces a new block editor called “Gutenberg” and if you’re a WordPress developer, you need to know how to build blocks. This talk is for developers who have already created basic blocks and are ready to build more complex blocks and to migrate legacy shortcodes as well as meta boxes to blocks.
August 10, 2018 — Ask your questions to the group of people building Gutenberg. Learn its design language, how to create blocks and extend the new editor interface in various ways.
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:
A working local WordPress install with SSL on your laptop (Zac suggests using Local by Flywheel or DesktopServer for easy setup)
A Code Editor
During this talk, we’ll also touch on how libraries like React.JS (Facebook) are rapidly maturing and can be utilized with WordPress for front-end application development.