Tech Roundup for the Week of September 12
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Tech Roundup for the Week of September 12

Fresh off the heels of WordCamp US, here’s a glimpse of what’s going on in the world of design and development in the WordPress space. There were several fantastic talks about design, accessibility, WP-CLI, blocks, and FSE at the event. We’re looking forward to highlighting some videos once they’re online.

Ask a #WordPress Question: As a Senior Developer with little WordPress experience, how can I best showcase my WordPress skills to clients?
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Ask a #WordPress Question: As a Senior Developer with little WordPress experience, how can I best showcase my WordPress skills to clients?

Sometimes we get questions — because we have a form for WordPress Questions. Go ahead, ask away!

This one is from Jordan at DamnGood.tech.

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jQuery in the UK

Getting rid of jQuery on gov.uk Andy Sellick, Senior frontend developer, GOV.UK: The main disadvantage of using jQuery is that it has to be included in the page assets, which can slow down how quickly a site loads. GOV.UK’s pages vary in size, but the homepage is around 246 kB – 32 kB (13%) of…

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Two Tools: Better Presentations from iA and Super Fast Collaborative Code Editing with Zed

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.

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