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Design & Debug WordPress Themes Using Free Tools

by eric on September 27th, 2008 in: Web DesignWordPress

Following are excerpts, notes, and links for my presentation at WordCamp Portland 2008 titled ‘Design & Debug Themes Using Free Tools.’

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Eagerly Awaiting WordCamp Portland

by eric on September 26th, 2008 in: WordPress

Really looking forward to meeting folks and taking part in sessions tomorrow at WordCamp Portland.

My company, IvyCat.com, is one of the sponsors and we’re giving away a few hosting accounts as door prizes.

Also, I’ll be leading a session at 3pm titled Design & Debug WordPress Themes Using Free Tools.

I’ll post notes for the session in the morning.  Hope to see you there.

WordCamp Portland 2008 Registration & Agenda

by eric on August 20th, 2008 in: WordPress

WordCamp Portland 2008 is open for registration and the Agenda is posted.

You’ll even see my name in the list of speakers. I’ll be leading a breakout session at 2pm called “Design & Debug Themes with Free Tools,” which will cover using free and open source tools like Firebug and the Firefox Web Developer Toolbar to build, edit, and troubleshoot WordPress Themes.

I’m excited and a bit nervous. 🙂

If you’re a user, developer, or are just interested in WordPress and would like to learn and network with other WordPress folks, come on down.

I hope to meet you at WordCamp Portland.

WordCamp San Francisco 2008 Highlights

by eric on August 18th, 2008 in: WordPress

Returned yesterday morning from WordCamp San Francisco 2008 and had a good time despite over 24 hours of driving.

WordPressWordCamp was only one day long this year, but it offered two different tracks: one for developers and another for bloggers.

I was able to see several terrific presentations, my favorites being: Read more…

WordPress 2.6 Released

by eric on July 15th, 2008 in: Open SourceWordPress

Congrats to the Automattic team and all of the contributors for the release of WordPress 2.6!

There are a host of new features, enhancements and bug fixes. Some of my favorites so far:

  • Version control
  • Better plugin management
  • Enhanced security including full SSL support
  • Better handling of very large numbers of categories and pages.

There’s plenty more, so check out WordPress 2.6 for yourself!