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 Price
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Zé Fontainhas has written a post that needed writing, and we need to read it. Too often, we pre-judge people’s capabilities based on false assumptions. Being a contributor to non-developer centric aspects of WordPress doesn’t make someone not a developer. Also, talking a lot about development stuff doesn’t guarantee a developer’s skills. Even moreso, skills…
Alex Mills has a handy little class that will allow you to measure the speed of the various filters and actions running on your pageloads.
Tom McFarlin has written another useful post on the wpTuts+ blog. He reminds us to stick to the WordPress coding standards for our naming conventions and function arguments. As you start working with other developers on projects, or see your own code for the first time in six months, these easy-to-implement standards will be your…
Want to stop wasting time manually linting, concatenation, and minifying style and script files in your WordPress theme or plugin? Then you should start using Grunt – a cool tool that does it all for you. 10up has even released templates to kickstart your next project, using Grunt!
It’s a new year, and a great time to set some New Year’s resolutions as a WordPress developer. Here are some practical tips to up your game working with the WordPress code base.