At WordCamp LA, I had the opportunity to share a retrospective on the happenings in WordPress core throughout the last year, and a short look into a possible future for WordPress in 4.4, coming in early December!
Thanks to the organizers and volunteers for an excellent event, and to everyone who came by to learn and chat about WordPress core!
You can find the slides in PDF here, or embedded below the break: Continue reading A Year in Core at WordCamp LA
I had the opportunity to share an introduction to stress testing at WordCamp Vancouver this year! Thanks to the organizers and everyone involved for a great event.
You can find the slides here:
I took this video of Mizu falling asleep on wrapping paper while the fireplace was crackling on Christmas day and thought you might enjoy it.
Thanks to Konstantin Obenland, Alicia St. Rose, Erick Hitter, and Andrew Behla for the invitation to speak!
I gave a satirical talk called “Connect the Dots” at WordCamp Ventura about the WordPress community and its connections, whose slides you can see below.
Yes, it’s silly. Yes, I hope you enjoy it. I’ll post a link to the video when it lands on WordPress.tv.
If you’d prefer a download, you can find the PDF Here.
Have a favorite WordPress conspiracy theory? Feel free to share it below!
Thanks to the organizers, volunteers, and everyone attending WordCamp NYC for a great event!
Below, you can find the slides and code for my talk on the Heartbeat API for WordPress.
In this presentation, I also included a sample for a custom WordPress API endpoint (hat/tip Ryan McCue) for causing the WordPress admin to honk via a GET request (which is decidedly unRESTful, but equal to the way the Tesla Model S API works). I then provided this URL to the audience prior to discussing the code for much hilarity.
The code’s after the break. But think twice about deploying it on a production server, since it allows others to annoy you with unauthenticated requests. The JSON REST API plugin is required prior to the JSON API’s introduction in WordPress Core itself.
You can download the slides in PDF, and see the slides inline from Speaker Deck below.
Continue reading Heartbeat + WP REST API at WordCamp NYC
I had the pleasure of being invited to give a quick introduction to the Heartbeat API at WordCamp Seattle!
Thanks to the organizers for the opportunity, and everyone who showed up to listen to me speak very rapidly about polling awesomeness.
You can download the slides in PDF, and see the slides inline from Speaker Deck after the break.
This is just an introduction — For a deeper dive, check out this talk that was done in a longer form, and has example code attached.
If you have any questions, comment here, and I’ll happily update the post with further info!
Continue reading Heartbeat API Jumpstart – WordCamp Seattle 2014
I had the pleasure of being invited to speak at WordCamp Orange County this weekend about core WordPress contribution, the problems that I ran into when first getting started, and some things that have since changed to make things simpler for new contributors.
Thanks to the organizers, volunteers, and everyone involved for an excellent camp!
You can find the slides in PDF here, and embedded from Speaker Deck after the break.
Included as well are the small set of slides in PDF used for the Core Contribution Workshop, and embedded below.
Continue reading Contributing to Core: Hassle to Hobby and Workshop at WordCamp Orange County