Category: Software Development

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

Postmeta all the things!

I decided it was time to update the theme for this site to something a little less…kid like? I dunno, it was growing old on me. I always typically just...

/ February 11, 2013

5 Things I've Learned About Writing Flexible Plugins

This year I had the opportunity to travel to WordCamp San Francisco where I saw a myriad of great speakers and met a ton of great WordPress developers, users, and...

/ February 5, 2013

Why Building Plugins for Others can be Hard

For those who don’t know, I’ve been developing WordPress plugins for about 5 years. While it started out as some random small time stuff, it’s recently increased in scale with...

/ January 16, 2013

Matching Bazinga Shirts

I ended up getting a onsie for our baby Boy while in vacation and figured, for my birthday it was only fitting to get a matching shirt for myself. Jill...

/ December 18, 2012

Quick and Easy Google Analytics with Social Interaction Tracking

I’ve been trying to find a good social interaction tracking Google Analytics Plugin but they’ve all been heavier than I wanted them to be. So I decided to make my...

/ November 19, 2012

Why I Ditch the Laptop During Conference Tracks

So tomorrow is Desert Code Camp 2012, and with it comes my first public appearance as a speaker. I’ll be doing a track on “WordPress Plugin Bootcamp” where I talk...

/ November 16, 2012

3 Things I've Learned Developing for an Open Source platform

This year marks 7 years that I’ve been developing plugins for WordPress, and 3 years that I’ve been doing software development as a day job. I could go on and...

/ October 3, 2012

Apache2 vhost_combined log files

How to define a vhost_combined log format to combine Apache logs for all vhosts into a single log file.

/ April 10, 2012

Customizing your .vimrc file

If you are using Linux and haven’t familiarized yourself with the world of VIM yet…then you need to rethink your text editing habits. Alright, so that’s a little harsh, but...

/ July 20, 2011

Chunkhost Review: ChunkHost VPS – Hosting Review

I’m not one to typically click on advertisements on social media sites, but when the ad told me I could get a ‘Free 512MB VPS during beta period‘…I instinctively clicked...

/ July 20, 2011