Should you choose Eager or Lazy initialization for your singleton class based plugin?
Rakhitha Nimesh has done a nice job on wpTuts+ with his introduction to using pluggable functions in WordPress. I personally tend to prefer filters for adding flexibility in my projects, but there are times where a custom pluggable function is just the ticket. Also, a bunch of plugins use them, so it’s good to know…
Eric Mann describes why you shouldn’t dequeue WordPress’ version of jQuery. Unless you have a really, really good reason to use a CDN for jQuery (you probably don’t), then stick with what WordPress ships with. You’ll likely save yourself many headaches. Eric does a nice job explaining why in detail.
Justin Sternberg has written a nice and thorough post geared toward beginning programmers to cover common PHP methodologies. I definitely recommend reading this for those that may recognize certain techniques, but don’t really fully understand them. I love beginner tutorials like this.
In this WordPress.tv episode, Daniel Bachhuber – a Code Wrangler at WordPress.com VIP team – presents what it means to be “one with the code” of WordPress development for providing elegant solutions.