Category: Software Development

Sometimes I write about WordPress, Software Development, Linux, or other really geeky stuff.

Plugin: Simple Notices for Responsive

I’ve been using it for quite some time, but the other day I just pushed a new plugin to Github that users of the “Responsive” WordPress theme might find useful....

/ July 28, 2013

The Power of Pause: Know when to stop

For most software developers, working on a project is just taking a predetermined set of requirements, translating them into sudo-code, writing some code, and handing it off to a QA...

/ July 5, 2013

A Call For Changelog Transparency

The other day I was notified by the iOS App Store that two of my apps had available updates. I always get excited when updates come. “Is it new features?...

/ June 23, 2013

The benefits of WordPress actions and filters

As a WordPress plugin developer, the 3 most important things I put in my code are: Translatable Text (__, _e, _n, etc) apply_filters do_action Why are those the most important,...

/ June 7, 2013

Integrating Status Board with WordPress Plugins

Recently, Panic (The software company behind popular OSX Apps Coda and Transmit), released an iPad app called Status Board. I don’t, myself, own an iPad but I know a lot...

/ May 7, 2013

Why cleanly formatted code matters

Being that I work in the software development industry and also work on open source projects, it’s needless to say I’ve seen my fair share of ugly code. I’m not just talking...

/ April 30, 2013

Trilogies In Order of Preference

One of the developers I follow on Twitter mentioned something about watching the Back to the Future trilogy as a marathon while their baby slept. Back to the future marathon...

/ April 6, 2013

What font is "Bazinga!" written in?

Yep, that’s a search term that ended up at this website (most likely due to this post) and I hate to disappoint visitors. According to WhatTheFont.com, the expression spouted by...

/ April 3, 2013

Integrating Todo.txt with Gnome Do

I’m a long time user of both Gnome DO and Todo.txt. Recently, I’ve been looking for a good method of making these two work together in harmony and I’ve finally...

/ March 21, 2013

My Perspective on Debugging

So earlier tonight I was doing some work for a client and fired off a Tweet in frustration. I’ve embedded it below for easy of use: If I can't use...

/ February 26, 2013