If Pippin reminds us to not dequeue the WordPress version of jQuery in plugins and themes enough, maybe people will eventually listen. This goes for custom client sites too, in my opinion. For the minimal savings, it’s just too much trouble. Just use the WordPress bundled version.
Samuel “Otto” Wood describes the prepare() function, and why it matters. For anyone playing with SQL in their work, you should make sure you understand these basics that Otto quite clearly explains.
iA is developing a Markdown-based, radically simplified presentation app (called Presenter) that helps you tell stories effectively. Zed is the spiritual successor to Atom — and focused on fast, collaborative editing. You can get it at GitHub.
Justin Sternberg posted on the WebDevStudios blog a code example for changing the default hierarchical taxonomy metabox (like for categories) into a radio button select box. This is very handy for limiting end users to choosing only one taxonomy term.
With wc_get_customer_last_order you can support a winback campaign to reach out to customers who haven’t placed orders recently.
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.