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/ July 31, 2015 / Comments Off on jQuery is Undefined

jQuery is Undefined

Sure, Google is your friend and being able to ask questions on sites such as Stack Overflow and other similar sites is nice (though the community may not always be such), but it’s not always fruitful.

In those cases, I think those of us who have gone down the same road that you’re traveling have some obligation to help educate what the problem is, why it’s happening, and how to resolve it.

And that’s what I’ve tried to to do in my most recent article for Envato.

/ July 14, 2015 / Comments Off on Close The Gender Gap in STEM

Close The Gender Gap in STEM

For anyone who is involved in technology right now, odds are that you’re aware of the gender gap in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). It’s a hot topic – and it should be – but the degree to which you’re aware of it probably varies.

At least, that’s what seems to be my own experience.

Personally, I’m actively working to educate myself on the topic; however, I’ve spoken with a number of women in tech who are much more aware of the issues than I am and who are willing to help educate.

If I can be honest, I’ve a vested interest in the topic for a couple of reasons.

/ November 26, 2014 / Comments Off on Getting Started with WordPress Taxonomies

Getting Started with WordPress Taxonomies

Comments are closed on this post. Please leave your comments on the original article.For those who are just getting started in WordPress development, one of the more challenging aspects of working with some of the extended APIs is that of WordPress taxonomies. Perhaps it’s because the term is one that’s not often used, perhaps it’s […]

/ November 20, 2014 / Comments Off on Yes or No To WordPress Frameworks?

Yes or No To WordPress Frameworks?

Comments are closed on this post. Please leave your comments on the original article.I don’t know if there’s ever been a time in WordPress-history where we’ve had such a plethora of options from which to choose as it relates to WordPress frameworks. We have anything from drag-and-drop page builders to code-level abstractions that aim to […]

/ October 13, 2014 / Comments Off on Maintainable WordPress Meta Boxes

Maintainable WordPress Meta Boxes

The comments on this post are closed. Please leave your feedback on each of the respective articles.When it comes to enhancing the functionality of the CMS, WordPress meta boxes are one of the most flexible features that we can introduce to the post editor screen. In short, they’re a way that we can open additional fields […]

/ September 20, 2014 / Comments Off on Writing Maintainable WordPress Code: Plugins

Writing Maintainable WordPress Code: Plugins

The comments on this post are closed. Please leave your feedback on each of the respective articles.Regardless of the type of software that you build either for a living, for a hobby, or for both, one of the most challenging aspects of the field is trying to write maintainable code. That is, code that’s organized, follows […]

/ September 6, 2014 / Comments Off on Working with the WordPress Media Uploader

Working with the WordPress Media Uploader

Comments on this post are closed. Please leave comments on the respective posts linked from here.Though I’ve talked about working with the WordPress media uploader in previous posts, I’m currently working through a series on Tuts+ that takes you through the process of incorporating the WordPress media uploader into your own plugin. This post is […]

This week, I started a new series on Tuts+ Code that walks readers through understanding type coercion. Generally speaking, the series of articles starts at the most basic level by discussing strongly typed and weakly typed languages, data types and how they work in different environments, and then begins to branch out more into how […]

Comments are closed on this post. Please leave your feedback on the series’ respective article.One of the most difficult aspects of building any type of software is the amount of work that’s required to maintain the project after its release. Sure, shipping an initial version is challenging and this is not to understate the amount of […]

Comments are closed on this article. If you have something to add, please do so on the original article!A couple of weeks ago, I shared a simple plugin that added a meta box to the post editor dashboard screen that demonstrated how to display post meta data within WordPress. After it was released, I received […]