I was doing a number of security code audits over the last few months, and in that time, a number of interesting and in depth articles crossed my media feeds. Here’s a quick reading list rundown for the security minded. Continue reading
Over the last several months, I’ve been gaining experience with WordPress’ Multisite setup. This post is a bit of a brain dump of things I’ve found or learned along the way. Continue reading
I have built or maintained a number of custom WordPress themes over the last few years and I’m big on making testing/validation as easy as possible. I’ve had some experience with unit testing through my Symfony and Python work and I wanted to do the same with WordPress. However, testing the look and feel of a website doesn’t easily fall within the scope of unit tests. When I first heard people talking about style guides, it felt like an intriguing and natural solution to this problem… But how to make use of it?
Over the past few months, I have done some house cleaning on the podcasts I listen to and the blogs I regularly read. Taking stock of one’s inputs is good to do now and then, and I figured it would be nice to capture this and share. Here are mine: Continue reading
I get a geeky sense of enjoyment from finding uses for HTML’s
dl element. I think part of it comes from my desire to categorize and describe things. There are 2 variations on the same use case that I typically come across. Continue reading
I didn’t do this before I switched jobs (and laptops), so no time like the present. Here is a quick run down of my basic mac setup to help me with my software development work.
Learning PHP at Pixo was a lead into my initial projects: building custom WordPress themes. My first project was a child theme and my second was a ‘from scratch’ theme. I had two awesome mentors through this process and I can’t thank them enough. From there, I continued supporting and enhancing sites for a number of clients. What follows is a bit of a brain dump of notes and useful links I had bookmarked since I began working in WordPress.