Developer: “Fluffy Bunny”, the story of refactoring Digital Trends

Slides from the October 27th, 2014 presentation. Join the developers of digitaltrends.com (Richard Benjamin and Brandon Clark) as we share the trials and tribulations of refactoring one of the web's largest WordPress sites. Back in January we started a secret internal project humorously dubbed "Fluffy Bunny". The goal was to overhaul digitaltrends.com and transform it into something modern that … Continue reading Developer: “Fluffy Bunny”, the story of refactoring Digital Trends

Two Meetups for July: XML-RPC and RESTful APIs and Expert Q&A

We have two awesome meetups scheduled for July. But first, an important announcement! We're running a member survey and want to hear your voice. It's short and sweet, and will help us as we plan for the upcoming year. Take the member survey. And now, back to our regularly scheduled content... Developer: XML-RPC and RESTful APIs - … Continue reading Two Meetups for July: XML-RPC and RESTful APIs and Expert Q&A

The Power of WordPress’ Roles and Capabilities Recap

http://vimeo.com/64430739 Monday night brought Erick Hitter, Team Custom Lead at Automattic, to speak to just under 40 people in developer meetup about the Power of WordPress' Roles and Capabilities. His presentation took two parts, which Erick has also conveniently posted for your reviewing pleasure: The Power of WordPress’ Roles and Capabilities Understanding map_meta_cap Special thanks to Luke … Continue reading The Power of WordPress’ Roles and Capabilities Recap

“WP E-Commerce, I Hate You with the Fire of a Thousand Suns” Recap

Last night, the Developer Meetup welcomed Justin Sainton (@js_zao), lead developer for WP E-Commerce, to discuss their ongoing efforts to improve the codebase and innovate with their feature set. Notes by Faddah and Daniel Inspiration for the talk name was Jane Wells' tweet "Wp e-commerce, I hate you with the fire of a thousand suns" … Continue reading “WP E-Commerce, I Hate You with the Fire of a Thousand Suns” Recap