Sneak Peak Video from My Gutenberg Development Course – “An Overview of registerBlockType”

At WordCamp US in early Dec 2017 I set out a goal to release a Gutenberg Development Course by the end of the year.  As of writing it is New Years Eve 2017 and I just made it! One of the important functions I learned about while working on the course is registerBlockType, which is used to register … Continue reading Sneak Peak Video from My Gutenberg Development Course – “An Overview of registerBlockType”

Sneak Peak Video from My Gutenberg Development Course – “Important JavaScript Libraries that Ship with Gutenberg”

Since WordCamp US 2017 earlier this month, I have been working on a Gutenberg Development Course to help theme and plugin developers get up and running with the new editor coming to WordPress. I still have some more recording to do at the time of writing, but I wanted to share one of the videos from the … Continue reading Sneak Peak Video from My Gutenberg Development Course – “Important JavaScript Libraries that Ship with Gutenberg”

Data Visualization Talk at WooConf

Wow!  What an honor to attend the 3rd annual WooConf!  Last year I did a workshop on WooCommerce Theme Development.  This year it was all JavaScript, API, and Data Visualization. https://twitter.com/BFTrick/status/921481970315542528 I was a little unsure going into the event how the talk would go.  Originally it was a workshop using the Woo API and Chart.js … Continue reading Data Visualization Talk at WooConf

Teaching JavaScript Deeply at WordCamp San José 2017

Zac Gordon Advanced JavaScript Topics Talk at WordCamp San José Costa Rica

¡Pura Vida! Is the best way to start my review of attending WordCamp San José (formally WordCamp Costa Rica). Organizers Roberto Remedios and Alfredo "El Puas" invited me to do a workshop at WordCamp San José 2017 earlier this year while we were all hanging out at WordCamp Miami (also a great camp to attend). What started as a JavaScript … Continue reading Teaching JavaScript Deeply at WordCamp San José 2017

Workshopalooza at WordCamp Denver 2017

This weekend I had the opportunity to attend WordCamp Denver, a great example of a well attended and run local camp.  The first day included two tracks of great talks.  The second day featured 13 different workshops (including one from me on JavaScript + WP REST API). Site SEO Checkup Flexbox Defining, Mapping and (Sometimes) Automating … Continue reading Workshopalooza at WordCamp Denver 2017

WordPress DC 2017 – HTML, CSS and JavaScript Workshops

This weekend we had the first ever WordCamp DC.  I have been part of the DC WordPress Community since it's early days so it felt wonderful to have such a great 3 Day ~500 People Inaugural Event. On the third day of the event we had 6 workshops running concurrently with Contributor Day: Beginning WordPress Beginning … Continue reading WordPress DC 2017 – HTML, CSS and JavaScript Workshops

WordCamp Orange County 2017 JavaScript, Vue, React, Redux, GraphQL & WordPress API Workshops

Wow #WCOC I have had the wonderful opportunity to attend a number of WordCamps, so it is always exciting when I attend a new (to me) amazing WordCamp. WordCamp Orange County 2017 was one of those Camps. https://twitter.com/zgordon/status/873568643178737667 Props to all of the organizers and attendees for representing so well the diverse and deep nature … Continue reading WordCamp Orange County 2017 JavaScript, Vue, React, Redux, GraphQL & WordPress API Workshops

Learning HTML, CSS, PHP, jQuery & Hosting via WordPress

A few years ago I spoke at at WordCamp Phoenix about how you can learn Web Design and Web Development via WordPress. This holds as true today as it did then. A lot of WordPress Pros learn design and development through WordPress Check Out My Talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYY24jJG6-c Have You Learned Design & Development From WordPress? … Continue reading Learning HTML, CSS, PHP, jQuery & Hosting via WordPress