Chris on…Evergreen

Using Zapier, Twitter, and Pushover to Monitor Your Followers

One of the things that I’ve found the most annoying about all the Twitter apps on my iPhone is that when I get followed by someone new, it takes too...

/ March 11, 2016

Proficiency is a Bubble

Before I even get going, I want you to tell me 3 things you would deem yourself proficient at. Got 3? Great. Now: I want you to think of 2...

/ November 14, 2015

Hide categories with no visible products in the Product Category Widget

By default, the WordPress wp_list_categories function will…get a list of categories. Surprising, I know. It will also even exclude empty categories if you want, meaning if a category has no items...

/ November 7, 2015

How Writing One Plugin Changed My Lifestyle

Outside of the development world, it’s difficult to describe how I landed on my current ‘remote worker lifestyle’. The concept of working from home isn’t new to most people. Some...

/ September 2, 2015

Getting Feedback is About More than Asking for It

The other day I was driving home from the coffee shop on lunch break. “How’s My Driving?”, was staring me right in the face in bold black letters on a...

/ April 19, 2015

Protect All the Reputations

When developing software, particularly web applications, you are hardly giving your product to the end user. There’s typically a relationship that looks more like: You › Business › Customer Sure,...

/ April 9, 2015

Generating Star Ratings with Dashicons

Recently I was working on a ratings website, and needed a quick way to consistently generate the current star ratings of the items. Many of you are familiar with the...

/ July 7, 2014

Your biggest asset as a developer

It’s tossed around on resumés, touted as why someone should be paid more, and used to taunt our prowess in the ever so changing world of software development. People with...

/ May 27, 2014

Using Easy Digital Downloads Software Licensing as an API GateKeeper

It’s no secret I’m a fan of Easy Digital Downloads as I’m a contributor and support technician Lead Developer for the project. I’m also a HUGE fan of the Software...

/ April 19, 2014

Undo git pull

So this morning I was updating my local development environment and getting the latest code from the upstream repo of a project I have forked on GitHub when I suddenly...

/ January 23, 2014