I did a code retreat today for the first time. It was educational, super difficult, and cruel which is comparable to riding my city bike in the middle of an ice storm wearing swim trunks. We wrote JS versions of Conway’s Game of Life in pairs. Four times. With only 45 minutes each time. We had… Continue reading Code retreat!?!?
Sam Hotchkiss just posted this: What’s your WordPress development setup? I got a bit carried away with the response, so here it is as its own blog post. First things first, I primarily work on a 13″ retina MacBook Pro. It’s perfect. I connect to an external monitor only when doing print work or checking 1x images/icons.… Continue reading My WordPress dev setup
Hey WordPress contributors! I want to know what you consider the optimal workflow for contributing to WordPress. Things like trac, diffs, vagrants, grunting, milestones, config, etc. all sound weird and hard. So I have some questions for you answer. I know your answers will help me contribute ten bazillion times more efficiently. The more detailed your answer,… Continue reading I want to know about your WordPress contribution setup
This tweet from @zamoose really got me thinking about putting together a very sassy version of _s: Check out th_s Notable changes: Grunt awesomeness (Autoprefixer FTW) Stylesheet broken up into sections as laid out in the index Normalize instead of reset (easy to include both as a choice to the devs) Comboing editor and post… Continue reading th_s (THUNDERSCORES!)
I set up my own URL shortener last night powered by YOURLS. I know I could use bit.ly or any range of other services, but I like the ability to have my own self-hosted shortener with as much customization as I please. I can nab neat analytics and integrate it with my blogs fairly easily.… Continue reading YOURLS
2013 was indeed a year. 2014 is also going to be a year. Hopefully eighty thousand times better than 2013. The highlight for me was getting a kick-ass job at Automattic in October. Now let’s look at some numbers of things that I did the way 2013 would have liked best: Buzzfeed style. 1 phone… Continue reading Top this, 2014!