December 19, 2019 — The talk for this session had to be cancelled after the website and print materials were published. Larry Gauthier was nice enough to serve as a backup!
December 13, 2018 — Whether it’s a single line of wayward CSS that just won’t style right or the dreaded white screen of death bringing down your entire site, having the right approach to debugging is half the battle. Attendees will gain an understanding of how to break a programming problem down into smaller, bite-sized pieces, and learn the likely trouble spots for issues with their WordPress sites.
August 23, 2018 — Everyone has their preferred choice of Development tools, but it is important to see what options are available. While there are a number of benefits, this talk is designed to cover some of the top reason to give an IDE a test drive.
1. Using xdebug to troubleshoot your code.
2. Stepping through the code.
3. Jumping to where a function is defined.
4. Code suggestions due to the fact that the IDE knows about WP Core functions.
5. PHP Codesniffer