If you use Coda, here are a few good plugins that make WordPress development just a bit better.
New Relic has some advice for programming concepts to learn for newly graduated software engineers. While they target degreed engineers, I think these topics are quite practical for anyone that considers themselves a programmer or developer. Some of my favorites: How to write (More than just code!) Regex (The justification here was fantastic, and has…
It’s our Halloween roundup of ghoul tools, but we’re not going to show you anything scarier than David Bisset‘s dev dad joke tweets. Just Blocks Made of Humans, a totally non-scary image creation AI — as long as you do not install the Performance Loab plugin. Also in our cauldron: hairy, scary Block Styles and the classic so-lean-it’s-skeletal ingredient, Balsamiq. 🦇
WordPress Gear is a “compendium” of useful developer tools for working with WordPress. I like what I see. h/t @paul_wp
I had the hardest time figuring out how to return the saved name for a given menu. After spending way too much time in Google, I stumbled across this simple function that does the trick.
The Washington Post has a feature called The Grid that tracks realtime events in, well, a grid. It’s a combination of tweets and other things they find interesting, and in this profile, they show how they used WordPress and other tools to create this unique platform. It’s an honest and interesting case study. h/t Devin…
What if you want to show hidden information only to “administrators” or “shop managers?” What about displaying a custom “My Account” tab just for logged-in customers?