WordCamp Omaha 2018 – JavaScript and Gutenberg Development Workshop

In this 3-hour workshop we introduce the basic tools (JavaScript and PHP) needed to develop themes and plugins with the new “Gutenberg” block editor in WordPress. We will start with some basic things themes can do to make sure they are Gutenberg ready and then look at how to build your own custom block plugins. … Continue reading WordCamp Omaha 2018 – JavaScript and Gutenberg Development Workshop

WordCamp London Gutenberg Workshop

https://twitter.com/zgordon/status/985462303255490560 For years I have wanted to make it to WordCamp London.  Since doing my study abroad at Cambridge, I have felt a second home in the UK. This year I got to finally be in England for WordCamp London 2018. https://twitter.com/tomcchute/status/985119398695522304 The week before the Camp I did an informal Gutenberg workshop with the … Continue reading WordCamp London Gutenberg Workshop

Gutenberg Jam Session with Pragmatic

This week I had the opportunity to stop by Pragmatic, a leading WordPress UK agency to do an informal chat / workshop around Gutenberg. https://twitter.com/tomcchute/status/983659963720634369 What We Talked About I didn't want to take too much time going over things that I already covered in my Gutenberg Development Course.  But there were still some folks … Continue reading Gutenberg Jam Session with Pragmatic

WordCamp Miami Gutenberg Workshop 2018

https://twitter.com/zgordon/status/974643443300552704 This year, WordCamp Miami continued it's focus on providing resources around learning JavaScript for WordPress.  Not only did they have a dedicated JavaScript track like they have in the past, they also had a full day workshop on Gutenberg Development. https://twitter.com/bph/status/974654737776857088 Brian Richards, Grzegorz (Greg) Ziółkowski, Josh Pollock and myself each did part of the workshop that … Continue reading WordCamp Miami Gutenberg Workshop 2018

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