Tag: open source

Dear WordPress dev community and Automattic, I've been working with WordPress for the past 5+ years. In this time frame I have worked with a lot of stuff, from free crappy open source themes to high-end premium ones. I've built plugins, themes, you name it. In all my years as a developer, that uses WordPress as his main work platform, I've tried to standardize my workflow and the stuff that I use when I'm developing new things. All this time, I came across some stuff that in my opinion should have a standard. These things obstruct the way a developer...

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What's my uptime?

So I wrote a small project over the course of a few days. What started out as a small internal thing has turned out to be something more complex but in the end very satisfying. Initially it started as something simple that I used on daily basis at work. I wanted a way to monitor the local server that I have just 6 feet away from me. It's a crappy old machine that doesn't do much, other then store some files. Because I have the luxury of having an external monitor attached to my laptop, I could just glance over...

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It all started on a gloomy fall day, last year. The air was warm and I just finished writing a long(ish) email to someone who now has my utmost respect and appreciation. In case you were wondering I’m talking about one of Mozilla’s representatives around here, Andreea. Andreea is the mastermind behind one of the industries most “underground” events. I kid of course! The event I’m talking about is under the Mozilla flag and it couldn’t have been more well prepared and organized. I knew she was putting something together, this year, because, well we...

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Disclaimer: All quoted paragraphs are reproduced in their entire form from the awesome Koding University that you can find here. Because you're an awesome reader, that already follows my awesomely written articles, you already know what Koding is, so I will not explain it again ... ok, ok, I'll tell you, just stop showing me pictures of naked rat moles. What exactly is Koding? Well it can be summarized in the following short sentence. Koding is an online development environment with the goal of simplifying worldwide development and providing free computation and development to everyone. Ok, let's get back to our...

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away … ups, wrong tale! Our story begins in the same place where all computer related stuff happen! China? No, somewhere between Palo Alto, CA , the great wizards castle of Bell Labs and IBM’s scary dungeon-forest headquarters, in a time when music was a state of mind and Internet was just a concept in a book. Because every story evolves around people, this one starts with a particular group of people, more specifically the guys in the SHARE user group (It was one of the first groups that embraced the open...

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