Episode 16 – Caching, damned if you do, damned if you don’t

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Episode 16 is all about caching. From testing plugins with caching to the various kinds of server side caching, Brad and I weigh in with our knowledge (and lack thereof) about caching.
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Mar 2014
AUTHOR Pippin Williamson
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Episode 15 – WordPress 3.9 Beta 1 and A/B Testing

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For episode 15, we discuss the many new enhancements coming to WordPress 3.9 to be released next month as well as things we’ve been working on.
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Mar 2014
AUTHOR Pippin Williamson
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Episode 14 – Standard things to keep in mind with your WordPress development

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For episode 14, we discuss some of the standard tools, methods, and mindsets you should be using (or consider using) in your day to day WordPress development. This includes things like debug mode, minified scripts and styles, coding standards, and more.
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27
Feb 2014
AUTHOR Pippin Williamson
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Episode 13 – The WP Ninjas

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Joining us for Episode 13 is James Laws and Kevin Stover from WP Ninjas. Throughout the episode we hear about the the history of WP Ninjas and their flagship product, Ninja Forms, as well as learn some of the challenges the two have faced as they’ve built their business around WordPress over the last few years.
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Feb 2014
AUTHOR Pippin Williamson
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COMMENTS 14 Comments

Episode 12 – All about custom tables

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For episode 12 we decided to tackle the subject of using custom database tables in plugins. Should you use them? Are the postmeta, usermeta, or options tables better? Worse? There are many, many aspects to consider when it comes to structure your plugin’s data storage. We both have experience with using all of the above methods and use our experience to weigh in on the benefits and disadvantages to using each of them.
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30
Jan 2014
AUTHOR Pippin Williamson
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Episode 11 – Dan Griffiths, Redux Framework, and Noteworthy Plugins

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Joining us for episode 11 is Dan Griffiths, the founder of Redux Framework, a framework for creating beautiful option panels for your themes and plugins. Along with our discussion of what Dan does day to day, we highlighted three noteworthy plugins that you should check out.
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17
Jan 2014
AUTHOR Pippin Williamson
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Welcoming WP Ninjas as a permanent sponsor

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WP Ninjas, the great folks behind the popular Ninja Forms plugin, have shown a true level of generosity and come on as a permanent sponsor of Apply Filters. Read more →

16
Jan 2014
AUTHOR Pippin Williamson
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Episode 10 – All about git

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Episode 10 is all about git! We both use git as our version control system of choice and in this episode we share how we use git to manage releases, bug fixes, and new feature development.
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04
Jan 2014
AUTHOR Pippin Williamson
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COMMENTS 22 Comments

Episode 9 – Deployment Methods

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For Episode 9, we discuss our latest projects and various methods of deploying code and databases to and from servers. Read more →

19
Dec 2013
AUTHOR Pippin Williamson
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COMMENTS 8 Comments

Episode 8 – Noteworthy Plugins and Unit Tests

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For Episode 8, Brad and I once again get together to discuss our latest projects and noteworthy plugins, while also extending our discussion onto the topic of unit tests in WordPress plugin development, something that all developers should consider at least becoming familiar with, even if choosing not to implement them. Read more →

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Dec 2013
AUTHOR Pippin Williamson
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COMMENTS 4 Comments