Video and Podcast Picks of the Week
📹 Here’s my recommendation for video watching this week:
- Alex Young has a great tutorial that will get you up and running with Gutenberg Blocks using the new Advanced Custom Fields plugin update (5.8).
🎙️ Here are the podcasts I’ve been listening to lately:
- Joe Howard, via Matt Report, shares the origin of WPBuffs and why it’s challenging to be in the 24/7 maintenance space. On his own WPMRR podcast, he also shares some great news about becoming a father and how that affects life — professionally and otherwise.
- This extensive interview with Sara Golemon on the upcoming features of PHP 7.4 is a good listen for those writing any PHP or WordPress code.
- Syed Balkhi, the founder of WPBeginner, is featured on the Elementor Blog podcast talking about his WordPress journey and sharing lessons from his acquisitions.
- Women in WP interviews Michelle Ames about her role at GiveWP and as a WordCamp organizer.
- Computer scientist and web standards pioneer Tantek Çelik is Jeffrey Zeldman’s guest on The Big Web Show #186.
- If you use VSCode, this 20-minute Syntax podcast covers some helpful extensions and themes.
- The latest Do The Woo podcast features topics such as WooCommerce Managed Hosting, CBD Products, and Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) with Christie Chirinos.