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 9, 2015 — Orlando-based WordPress developer Adam Soucie will share his story on how two years ago he quit his job in sales to follow a career in web development and provide the road map for how you can find similar success using WordPress as your vehicle.
January 27, 2015 — This session will dive in deep into the proper way to include files from plugins and themes. We’ll learn everything from including a script the easy, proper way, to dynamically calling custom scripts in dynamic situations.
May 8, 2014 — As developers, one of the first things we do when starting a new project is enqueue jQuery and start writing code. That’s the way it’s always been, and works for you. But as devices get smaller, processors get slower, and web apps get more complicated, jQuery can cause some fairly serious performance issues. So let’s take a step back from jQuery and talk about ways VanillaJS is faster and simpler.
September 23, 2013 — This presentation includes a brief overview of jQuery and then explains how to integrate jQuery into WordPress sites. It offers examples of custom jQuery development to produce some common site enhancements and discusses how to customize some common plugins.
June 24, 2013 — Take a floor plan in PDF format and turn it into an interactive Scalable Vector Graphic. Using Illustrator, discuss free tools such as SVG-edit and Inkscape, demonstrate some jQuery, tweak our functions.php file, use “Specific CSS/JS for Posts and Pages,” “Disable Visual Editor WYSIWYG,” and ultimately embed the SVG directly in a WordPress post.
June 20, 2013 — This presentation discusses the correct way to insert the magic that is jQuery into your theme and theme customizations.