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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 think it’s a late...

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How We Updated 37 Plugins in 4 Days

If you haven’t heard by now, there was a massive day of security releases for several WordPress plugins, and Easy Digital Downloads was no different. We were included in a batch of auto updates...

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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:

Sure, the people you are selling to are ‘customers’...

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Code Snippet: Show blog ID in admin header

Just recently I ran into a case where I had to quickly look something up in the database of my WordPress development environment. I typically do this via a program called Sequel Pro, which...

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Don’t Settle for Broken Windows

In one of my posts a while back about my must have books on software development, I listed ‘The Pragmatic Programmer‘ as the 2nd book. Yes, I still recommend it. I still try and...