Link Category: Ideas


How to Run an Inclusive Conference

Inclusivity is a great goal for any event that’s open to anyone who doesn’t know each other well. I feel like one of the many small steps one can take to decrease the feeling of loneliness people experience as remote technical teams is making sure that when you are in person the atmosphere is welcoming and comfortable for everyone.



What It’s Like Making a WooCommerce Extension

I’ve often idly considered what it was like to become an author of WooCommerce extensions (plugins) to be sold on WooCommerce.com. Because I have so many other priorities, I’ve never sought out that information for myself. But care of the Post Status newsletter, I discovered that Devin Price has written up exactly what the experience was like. How his plugin was challenged and made better, and what it’s like getting set up to sell.



David Explains the OWASP Top Ten

While writing WordPress Security with Confidence last year, I spent a lot of time waiting for the latest revision of the OWASP Top Ten, the 2017 version. They ended up taking too much too long to publish, and I made the course focusing on the 2013 version, which was the most-recent-finalized iteration at the time the course went live. I don’t regret that choice, but I wanted to make sure I was well acquainted with the 2017 iteration.