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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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Video Tutorials on Gimp & Inkscape

by eric on July 19th, 2008 in: Open SourceWeb Design

Meet the Gimp by Rolf Steinort features video tutorials on the GIMP, an alternative to software like PhotoShop and Fireworks.

screencasters.heathenx.org by HeathenX and Richard Querin features video tutorials on Inkscape, a vector graphics program similar to Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, or Freehand.

Both programs are free software and run on Linux, Mac, Windows and BSD.

Identi.ca – Open Source Microblogging

by eric on July 18th, 2008 in: Open Source

Addicted to Twitter, Jaiku, Pownce or other microblogging platforms? Check out Identi.ca, an open source microblogging platform.

Identi.ca is licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License, which pleases Free Software nuts like me. It also supports OpenID.

I don’t spend a lot of time microblogging and can’t imagine why people would care what I have to say, but you can find me at: http://identi.ca/sewmyheadon.

WordCamp Portland 2008 in the Works

by eric on May 22nd, 2008 in: Open SourceWordPress

Looks like WordCamp Portland 2008 is tentatively scheduled for September 27th and Aaron Hockley started a Google Group to discuss it.

WordCamp 2008 Schedules

by eric on April 30th, 2008 in: Open SourceWordPress

Matt Mullenweg announced new WordCamp dates, including WordCamp San Francisco 2008, which is set for Saturday August 16th at the Mission Bay Conference Center.

There’s a new listing of upcoming WordCamps at WordCamp Central.

One that’s not listed is WordCamp Portland, which is taking place this Sunday, May 4th during BarCamp Portland.