The days are long, but the years are short. Gretchen Rubin Here we are again, the end of another year. It’s flown by. Having children certainly makes the year feel like it has gone in a blink of an eye. As usual, I want to take a moment to reflect on what’s happened to me […]
Whilst working on the deliciousbrains.com site we had the need to store some data about a custom post type. Because of the nature of the data it didn’t make sense to try and shoehorn it into the post meta table as a serialized array. Instead, creating a custom table to store it was the better […]
2017 seems like it has come and gone in a blur! It’s that time again to do a bit of reflection and try to make sense of what has happened in the last 12 months.
I can’t believe this is my fifth year in review post! I have to admit when I first wrote one at the end of 2012 it felt a bit self indulgent, but fast forward to the end of 2016 and it’s great to be able to look back at what’s happened in each year, and […]
Recently I’ve been spending pretty much all my time working on Mergebot for Delicious Brains, which mainly consists of building the WordPress plugin part of the project. I’ve also been spending a good deal of time refactoring code, making code testable, and generally implementing best practices to ensure code is maintainable and has high unit […]
2015 was a busy year! Having a new son meant I didn’t have chance to set any goals for the year, just keep things ticking over.
Things are a little busy at the moment, so here is the abridged version:
This is the second post in the series about WP App Store. The series aims to chart the progress of the project since purchase, from experiments in marketing to technical aspects of the site. In this post I will cover the improvements to the workflow around on-boarding and managing of deals. There are some aspects […]
The developer release of Advanced Custom Fields PRO two weeks ago caused quite a stir in the WordPress community. It sparked a debate about backward compatibility, business models, and developer entitlement with free plugins. However, for me this debate actually highlighted wider issues around WordPress site development and perhaps more importantly the community. So in […]