November 12, 2017 — WordPress has grown in more ways than we could have ever imagined, but what does the future hold? In his talk, Noel will make predictions about how our industry will change in 2018 and what it means for you and your business. From freelancers, agencies to product companies, there’s a lot going on you need to be aware of so that you can best plan for the upcoming year.
November 11, 2017 — Have a great idea for an app? Did you know that WordPress and it’s ecosystem can help you rapidly develop a prototype or even a production system? See how we’ve leveraged WordPress to create a successful SaaS business and get tips on how to get your own project started.
October 3, 2017 — You always start with the best of intentions. The parent/starter theme you begin your custom site with has a beautifully laid out style.css file. You do your best to keep everything organized and logical, but in the throes of deadlines and CSS frustrations things get ugly. Maybe you’ve heard of Sass and don’t know how to begin. Maybe you’ve used Sass and aren’t quite seeing the light yet. We’ll go over how to begin with Sass and how to use the Inverted Triangle way of organizing Sass to help you keep your sanity throughout the entire project.
October 2, 2017 — I would like to share what I’ve learned bringing a Japanese business into the US market from a conversation starting with, Hello.
My belief is that your best opportunity is one step out of your comfort zone and that business should feel like a conversation. Whether you are creating SaaS products for end users, building B2B relationships or moving into new markets. Anything is possible by putting the conversation first.
September 28, 2017 — Mike, Jon, and Noel will be having an AMA session together. The audience and facilitator will be asking questions on their expertise, which may include their involvement in the WordPress communities, running a SaaS product using WordPress, WordPress hosting trend, and more.
マイク、ジョン、ノエルの3人が「AMA（Ask Me Anything）」スタイルであらゆる疑問に答えるセッション。客席やセッションモデレーターが彼らの専門分野についての質問を投げかけます。WordPress コミュニティへの参加、WordPress を使った SaaS プロダクトの運用、WordPress ホスティングの最新トレンドなどについて、聞きたいことがある方はぜひ用意してきてください。
November 11, 2016 — “Building SaaS With WordPress” will cover the process of building a WordPress Software as a Service product. We will discuss the power of WordPress Multisite, existing solutions for leveraging the membership capabilities of a network, handling payments and creating a viable business on top of WordPress. The session will target developers and business owners interested in building a SaaS on top of WordPress.
October 28, 2016 — Pulling from my experiences developing leenk.me and iThemes Sync, I will discuss the most important aspects of integrating a SAAS app with WordPress. We will cover the basic ways of communicating data to and from WordPress, including creating a basic REST API in WordPress and using the WP-API. I will also briefly discuss the benefits of using WordPress as your SAAS framework.
August 2, 2016 — This one’s for everybody! In this talk, we’ll cover the organizational and technical benefits of running a multi-network, multi-site WordPress as the primary CMS at Boston University. We’ll highlight specific strategies, including organizational policies, development workflows, and team structure that allow us to serve over a million users per month. We’re here to help dispel the notion that a centralized approach to WordPress can’t successfully be implemented in Higher Ed.
June 5, 2016 — Why switching to WordPress Coding Standards will make you a better developer by Dave Green
WordPress Coding Standards have been around for a while, yet many developers don’t write code with them, let alone know they exist. This was the case with me until September 2015 when I made the switch, and now I wish I’d dived in earlier! In this talk I’ll explain what they are, how they will help you write better, cleaner and more secure PHP code and why you should be using them for all WordPress projects.
See the slides for Dave Green’s Talk Why Switching WordPress Coding Standards will make you a better Developer
Be a better developer with code review by Philip John
Code review may sound boring – as developers we want to *write* code, not read someone else’s. But if there’s one thing we must do as developers it’s continually learn, and code review is one of the best ways to do that. This talk will help you improve as a developer by talking about code review, what it is, and how it can improve the security, scalability and readability of your code.
Building a SaaS product in WordPress by Elliot Taylor
Last year Elliot put his focus from his agency business onto developing his product business YoGrow. The talk will discuss some of the benefits of moving to a product business and how YoGrow uses WordPress and WooCommerce as a foundation.