Tag: pluralsight

  • Why you should care about frameworks

    I wrote a blog post about the HTML5 Boilerplate framework, specifically, and frameworks in general for the Pluralsight blog that was published yesterday. Check it out: Why you should care about frameworks You can also check out my Pluralsight course on HTML5 Boilerplate if you’re interested in learning more about it.

  • RegEx is a spectator sport

    Newest Pluralsight promo video is out and it’s the first one I’m in (1:39). Authors were encouraged to come up with their own lines. Full disclosure: I suck at RegEx (regular expressions).

  • Use Bootswatch themes with Museum Core to “skin” your site

    I did a writeup on Museum Themes on how to use Bootstrap 3 themes with Museum Core (which this site uses) to get new “skins” for the Core theme. Note: I wouldn’t have even thought of this if it wasn’t for Shawn Wildermuth‘s Bootstrap 3 course on Pluralsight. If you want to check it out, I…

  • New Pluralsight Course: User Roles & Capabilities in WordPress

    I’ll tell you a secret: up until a few months ago, user roles and permissions in WordPress were a vast, unexplored land of confusing terms (capabilities and — gasp — meta capabilities) and complex relationships. I didn’t know much, but I did know that if you were playing with new user roles or capabilities and messed up…

  • My Pluralsight course writing workflow

    My Pluralsight course writing workflow

    It’s been almost exactly a year since I started writing and developing courses for Pluralsight’s video library. It was last year at WordCamp Salt Lake City 2012 that Megan first came up to me and asked me if I’d be interested and  the 2013 SLC WordCamp passed just last weekend. Over that time, I’ve stumbled…

  • Introduction to WordPress Plugin Development

    I’ve got a new course up on Pluralsight that went live today. New course: Introduction to WordPress Plugin Development | the pluralsight blog.

  • Go forward. Move ahead.

    Go forward. Move ahead.

    This week was my first week away from Event Espresso. What’s that you say? You didn’t know I was leaving? Well, it wasn’t an easy decision. Pros of working at Event Espresso Some of the things I loved about working with Event Espresso was being part of a great team, being able to contribute to…

  • New Pluralsight course: Introduction to WordPress

    New Pluralsight course: Introduction to WordPress

    My second course for Pluralsight goes live today. If you don’t already know, Pluralsight offers developer training videos and my first course, Introduction to WordPress Theme Development, was published in January. This course — Introduction to WordPress is a more general overview of WordPress and WordPress settings. I tried to pack it full with every…

  • My first course on Pluralsight

    It’s happened. And it was much more work than I had originally anticipated. Much listening to (and cringing at) myself talk and trying to edit out all the “uh”s and “um”s (or as many as I could manage). Content wasn’t an issue, it was a matter of organizing the content into a structure and providing…