Outstanding post by Brian Casel on his experience running Restaurant Engine this last year. This is a must read for anyone running (or thinking about running) a business with WordPress, especially SaaS ones. I absolutely love openness and honesty like Brian showcases here.
Prolific North has published an interview with WordPress co-founder Mike Little that’s a very interesting story of the earliest days of WordPress. If you haven’t been around the platform for long, you may not know much about Mike. He owns his own consulting agency in England now, but in 2003 he forked b2 with Matt…
Today we have tagged the second Release Candidate in our version control (you can now download it from GitHub) and this marks the last week of testing. If is it as good as we think it is (and no critical bugs are found), the final version of WooCommerce 2.0 will be released on March 4th.
Tareq Hasan has begun development on a Backbone powered single page application starter theme for WordPress. It uses the JSON REST API plugin as backend. A number of features are left to integrate, but if you’re interested in learning more about making themes with Backbone, this may be a good theme for you to check…
WooThemes has been working on this one for a long time. Integrates with WooCommerce, and I really like that it’s a plugin and not a theme.
I had the privilege to attend and be the media partner at A Day of REST, the world’s first conference devoted to the WordPress REST API. Here’s my initial review, and some pictures, from the event.