Plugin-A-Palooza entry: CC: Devs

This year for WordCamp Orange County, the organizers have put together an event called Plugin-A-Palooza. To enter you simply needed to come up with an idea for a plugin, write it and release it to the WordPress plugin repo by a certain date. When I first heard about it I thought to myself, “This is…

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Watching it click

With WordCamp Vegas less than two weeks away, it’s pretty much on my mind 24/7 at this point. Just making sure I’ve got all the details sorted out, food and shirts ordered, schedule sorted… It can be a bit overwhelming. But there’s only so many times you can go over a list of tasks, right?…

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Marking milestones with tattoos #wclv

WordCamp, for those who don’t know, is an annual conference centered around WordPress. These conferences take places all over the world, with each one being organized by the local WordPress community. And if you don’t know what WordPress is, I sorta wonder how you found your way to my blog to begin with. But I…

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WordPress is alive and well in Minneapolis

I just finished spending 6 days in Minneapolis and had a great time. There was soooo much WordPress related content to take in. It was really impressive. Here’s what my week looked like: WordPress Wednesday On Wednesday, Justin and I headed to CoCo, a coworking spot in downtown to work for the day. There they…

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Business aspects of WordPress plugin development

Last September I attended WordCamp Portland which was set up as an unconference. If you are unfamiliar with the term, an unconference doesn’t have a pre-scheduled list of speakers. At the beginning of the day there was a large whiteboard with squares drawn to create a grid of rooms and time slots. Anybody who had…

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WordCamp Portland – Round 3

One of my favorite WordCamp events each year is always the one up in Portland. No, not just because they had kegs of beer just inside the front door. Although that certainly didn’t suck. Their local WordPress community is awesome and invited in us outsiders with open arms. By the end of the first weekend…

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WordCamp Orange County 2011 Wrap-up

I’ve sorta lost track, but I think WordCamp Orange County 2011 was either my 21st or 22nd WordCamp. After that many events all centered around WordPress, I still manage to come home with a list of things to research. The best part is, my note taking abilities can sometimes be… less than stellar, so when…

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WordCamp Phoenix 2011 recap

A little more than a year ago I had the opportunity to speak at WordCamp Phoenix. That turned in to one crazy weekend as I ended up speaking at WordCamp New York that same weekend. I was really bummed not to have been able to stick around in Phoenix longer as the event was HUGE!…

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