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WordCamp SF 2010

I know this post is quite delayed, but I wanted to get it out there anyway. Last year I went to WordCamp SF and attended several of the sessions. This year I went to WordCamp SF 2010, but things were … Continue reading

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Google Summer of Code 2010

It’s official (and has been for a few days, I’m a little behind schedule), the 15 students selected to work on WordPress this summer as part of the Google Summer of Code have been announced. The lineup is pretty great. … Continue reading

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The Xavisys WordPress Plugin Framework

A few months ago I was chatting with Joost de Valk and he was talking about a new plugin toolkit that he was making. The basic idea was to make a flexible base that he could use to build on … Continue reading

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How To Make Your Own WordPress Widget

In this article, I’m going to show you how to write a simple plugin that adds a new widget to WordPress. We’ll be using the new WP_Widget class, which is the newest method but means that the widget will only … Continue reading

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WordPress Core vs Canonical Plugins

There has been intense discussion about what should and shouldn’t go into the core of WordPress and what should be in plugins since way before Matt talked about canonical WordPress plugins in his State of the Word, but that mention … Continue reading

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WordPress Developer Meeting – July 01, 2009

The developers had another IRC meeting today, and we discussed the media overhaul for 2.9 & 3.0. The idea is to do a two step process, laying down a lot of groundwork in 2.9 and finishing up in 3.0. Jane … Continue reading

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WordPress and the Google Summer of Code

For those that don’t know, Google has been doing something called the Summer of Code since 2005. Google picks open source projects to fund development for. Then they accept applications from college students and then choose about 1000 winners in … Continue reading

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The WordPress has-patch marathon

Xavisys is participating in the WordPress 24 hour has-patch marathon. We’ll update this post as we go, but wanted to encourage others out there to participate as well. Grab a ticket and get started! #8014 has been fixed as part … Continue reading

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