iThemes Training: “REST for the Rest of Us”

Over the last year, the REST API has been a frequent discussion point in the WordPress community. But what is REST? What can you do with it? And what does it mean for the non-developers among us?

WordCamp Raleigh 2016

Chrome is not just a great browser for viewing websites, but also an invaluable tool for building websites. Out of the box, Chrome ships with “developers tools”. Many web developers are aware of this and make use of some of the tools it provides. However, most developers only scratch the surface of what the browser can do.

WordCamp Atlanta 2017

There are tons of JavaScript frameworks, tools, and even different versions of the language that you can learn. How do you make sense of it all? Where do you start? Start by watching this video aimed at giving web developers a gentle introduction to JavaScript.

Connect.Tech 2017

Using Chrome Developer Tools Chrome is not just a great browser for viewing websites, but also an invaluable tool for building websites. Out of the box, Chrome ships with “developers tools”. Many web developers are aware of this and make use of some of the tools it provides. However, most developers only scratch the surface … Continue reading Connect.Tech 2017

WordCamp Asheville 2017

WordPress is an awesome platform with a vibrant community of developers and a huge market share. Even though WordPress developers are a dime a dozen, it can still be difficult to find developers who really know their craft. Don’t be “just another WordPress developer”. Learn how to create a roadmap for growth, hone your craft, gain confidence and stand out from the crowd.

Using Composer with WordPress

Composer is a command line dependency management tool designed for PHP. Come learn how Composer can help you: Simplify new project creation Minimize duplication of code in your project repositories Quickly install and update plugins and themes in bulk Manage versioning within your project Follow best practices when managing code for your projects     … Continue reading Using Composer with WordPress

Advanced Development Workflows

Learn what it looks like to work with a team of developers and have advanced workflows that include dependency management, task runners, pre-commit hooks, automated testing, code review, multiple environments, build systems and automated deployments. We’ll cover the high level concepts and reasoning behind each, as well as the tools available and how they can … Continue reading Advanced Development Workflows

Managing a WordPress Project

Managing a WordPress project is difficult since clients often don’t know what they need, or sometimes even what to expect. On the other hand, designers and developers may move forward with solutions without full buy-in from the client. All too often, clients put their trust in a process they don’t understand and are disappointed with … Continue reading Managing a WordPress Project

Debugging in PHP

The art of debugging code requires a good understanding of the code base and logical deduction skills. A good debugging tool is like a code mentor that can walk you through the code and help you better understand what is going on, but the deductive reasoning is still up to you. In this session, you … Continue reading Debugging in PHP

Troubleshooting WordPress Issues

WordPress is awesome, but everyone runs into issues now and then. Whether you own, maintain or build WordPress sites, troubleshooting is skill set that will save you time and money. Learn about the types of issues you may encounter and how to diagnose them. Follow the step-by-step processes to help find the root cause and … Continue reading Troubleshooting WordPress Issues