Category: Presentations

  • WordPress Best Practices at PHPKonf 2019

    Today I am presenting on Best Practices for WordPress Applications at PHPKonf 2019. Here are my slides:

  • ZendCon 2017

    I'm excited to once again be presenting at ZendCon 2017. This year I'll be doing two talks. On Tuesday, October 24, I'll be presenting "Isomorphic WordPress Applications using NodeifyWP" which will cover isomorphic JavaScript in WordPress, specifically NodifyWP, Twenty Sixteen React, and the NodifyWP Environment. Here are my slides. Isomorphic WordPress Applications with NodeifyWP from…

  • WordPress Best Practices for Enterprise at Music City Code

    Today I'm presenting on Best Practices for WordPress in Enterprise at Music City Code 2016. Here are a few of the topics that will be covered: – Caching for high traffic situation – Security techniques – Writing maintainable/extensible code – Optimizing database reads/writes – Search Teamwork in software development – Browser performance – Workflows –…

  • WordPress Best Practices at WordCamp Porto 2016

    Today I'm presenting on Best Practices for WordPress at WordCamp Porto 2016. This talk is similar to my WordPress Best Practices for Enterprise talk but will be a bit more general and has some updated topics. Specifically, this presentation will include: – Caching for high traffic situation – Security techniques – Writing maintainable/extensible code –…

  • Fluxible at DevIgnition 2016

    Today I am presenting at DevIgnition 2016. Fluxible is a framework by Yahoo that follows the Flux architecture by Facebook. The framework enables you to build powerful isomorphic JavaScript applications that are extremely maintainable, extensible, and scalable using React.js components. The Flux architecture employs a “unidirectional dataflow” and has three major parts: “dispatcher”, “stores”, and…

  • WordCamp NYC 2015

    Today, I will be presenting “Modernizing WordPress Search with Elasticsearch” at WordCamp NYC 2015. Here are the slides: [slideshare id=49285188&doc=kn90yvgutz6anhmxhbaw-signature-ceaf3ee66f220b8c0abecab05c07a574ba287ef155962d54784a9fe15297676b-poli-150611195100-lva1-app6891]

  • Best Practices for WordPress in Enterprise at ZendCon 2015

    Today I am presenting at ZendCon 2015 on best practices for WordPress in enterprise. 10up open sourced their WordPress Best Practices (PHP, JavaScript, tools, and workflows) in late 2014. As the Director of Web Engineering at 10up, I drove this project and am the lead contributor to the docs. These best practices allow developers to…

  • JSON REST API for WordPress at the DC API User Group

    Today I am presenting on the JSON REST API for WordPress at the DC API User Group. This is a shorter talk geared at both developers and API users with or without WordPress experience. With core integration coming in the near future, it’s important for developers of ALL backgrounds to understand it will be available…