Missing Menu Items • Farewell PHP 7.4 • I Didn’t Know You Could Do That in the Block Editor • Why is Your Computer Cosplaying as a PDP-11? • Effective Writing for Devs • The State of CSS • The Swiss Army Knife of Website Tools: Website Toolkit
Roy Sivan briefly touches on the way Gutenberg projects fit into WebOps, which he defines as “the operations of building and maintaining a web project.” I’m noticing WebOps (and Gutenberg) being discussed more on technical blogs these days.
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. 🦇
Roy Sivan published his thoughts on how the WordPress dashboard isn’t focused enough for many applications. His proposal for a solution includes a single page application experience for theme and plugin administration. Roy has created basic boilerplates with Angular and React, and admits they need a lot of work, but he’d love your feedback.