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

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

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

Slides from WordCamp Baltimore – A Year of Learning (and Teaching) JavaScript Deeply

Today I had the chance to speak at WordCamp Baltimore 2016 about my last year of learning and teaching JavaScript Deeply. I had a great time preparing the slides and getting everything ready and hopefully it all went well 🙂  I'll add up the video once its on WordPress.tv https://speakerdeck.com/zgordon/a-year-of-learning-and-teaching-javascript-deeply  

Comparing JavaScript Library and Frameworks for WordPress – WordCamp Miami

A super big thanks to all the folks at WordCamp Miami for putting on a Learning JavaScript Deeply Track. Here are my slide notes from the talk as well as some helpful links: https://speakerdeck.com/zgordon/js-libraries-and-frameworks-for-wordpress   jQuery Underscore Lodash Backbone Marionette Angular React Redux Please also check out my course, JavaScript for WordPress, which will cover all … Continue reading Comparing JavaScript Library and Frameworks for WordPress – WordCamp Miami

The Sustaining Heart of the WordPress Community

This last week has been quite a week for me.  Treehouse, The online learning company where I have been teaching WordPress for the last 3+ years told me that they had decided to stop teaching WordPress and that I had been fired.  That was Monday. On Friday the same week, WordCamp US started.  Between Monday and … Continue reading The Sustaining Heart of the WordPress Community

Technology Education Panel at WordCamp Orlando 2015

https://twitter.com/professorjosh/status/665957144940924929/photo/1 Today I had the chance to speak on a panel at WordCamp Orlando on Technology Education with the following rock stars: Susanna Miller, Iron Yard Gregg Pollack, Code School Josh Murdock, Valencia College Zac Gordon, Treehouse We had a great moderator, Orrett Davis, who brought some great questions as well as fielded some superb questions from … Continue reading Technology Education Panel at WordCamp Orlando 2015