Talks for my WordCamp Asheville 2016 talks Profiling Your Server: Tips & Tricks of the Trade and The WordPress REST API: What It Is, Why it Matters, and What You Need to Know About It are available below, and also on SlideShare. Thanks to everyone who came out! Hope to see you again next year! Photo courtesy of Olu […]
It’s been a few weeks and this post is long overdue. But I wanted to take a moment and call out a few really good talks from WordCamp Atlanta Awesome Talk Number One Tom McFarlin: The Truth about the Environment I’ve been meaning to make it to one of Tom’s talks for years now and finally […]
“I’m doing great; I just killed my mother” When I was a teenager I figured out a fun way to answer when people asked how I was doing. At the coffeeshop, checking out for groceries, meeting someone for the first time, they’d invariably say, “Hi, how are you?” And I’d reply, “Terrible,” in the same […]
A few weeks ago I stumbled into Josh Branchaud‘s excellent Today I Learned repo on Github. He got the idea from Hashrocket and decided to start his own version of their TIL repo. The idea caught on, apparently, as a Google search for “today I learned github” yields quite a hefty number of results. If I recall […]
I stumbled into this really great read over on Medium today by Robby Russell, the dude who invited Oh My ZSH. I’ve used Oh My ZSH for a few years now. ZSH itself has a lot of great features like globbing and tab competition. Oh My ZSH, in turn, extends plain-vanilla ZSH by creating a theme and plugin framework […]
My slides from my WordCamp Atlanta 2016 presentation WAG the Blog: Using WordPress, Ansible, and Git to Build Your Website are available here. And the code for this presentation is available on Misfit Ideas‘ Github page. Thanks to all of you who stopped by! See you next year!
I gave a talk called Things You Always Wanted to Know About WordPress (But Were Afraid to Ask) at WordPress US. I’ve added the slides below. If there’s anything I missed, feel free to reach out and let me know!
A few helpful tips: Big data is sufficient. All those adjectives preceding “Big” are extremely, massively, extraordinarily, incredibly unnecessary “Big data scientist with big data experience” sounds as stupid on my end as it would if you were to say it out loud… and you should try saying that out loud before you put it in an […]
I hold these truths to be self-evident, that all Mondays are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rituals, that among these are grogginess, frustration, and the pursuit of caffeine. photo by Padurariu Alexandru courtesy of Unsplash
Slides from my WordCamp Atlanta talk on HyperDB, MySQL Performance, & Flavors of MySQL are available here. Thanks for coming out!