The Linux foundation has quietly dropped community board representatives. This is a disturbing development for the open source project.
Chris Hutchinson has ideas for a better WordPress. Imagine a world where WordPress is lean, fast, and efficient. In this world, WordPress has just one task: to manage your content. >And he lays out his ideas for what WordPress would look like. His list is largely what it actually looks like, minus the REST API…
WordPress/Life Balance: when work is WordPress, it’s hard to figure out where the balance part is. So how do you find balance?
A new service from Automattic will build sites on WordPress.com for customers starting at $4,900. How will this impact WordPress freelancers?
The phrase “over budget” is naturally associated with government projects, but I found this case of Canada government ignoring a lower cost solution particularly interesting. The Canadian government went with Adobe, and since then the costs have gone from $1.95-million to more than $9.2 million. What I found interesting what that the government never apparently…
Chassis is a virtual server for WordPress that’s been made available to the public while it’s still in the early stages of development. It’s an open source community project with commercial support from Human Made. With the Chassis Desktop interface you can choose your PHP version, a few available extensions, and enjoy some keyboard navigation.
I found Eric Holscher thoughts on funding open source with marketing money to be insightful. Eric is involved in Read The Docs, a community supported site that hosts documentation for projects, and he relates how he is building an advertising platform that is, “ethical and open source.”