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Planning for success means planning for failure

By planning for failure, your next project should succeed. You may hit a point where things go wrong, but with proper planning, you'll be prepared for it.

/ April 5, 2016
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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
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Testing IP sensitive data on localhost

Recently I’ve been doing some updates to the Fraud Monitor extension for Easy Digital Downloads which helps store owners avoid costly charge-back fees from fraudulent credit card purchases. The most recent...

/ January 25, 2016
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Why #AllMyMovies wasn’t so “stupid”

What we can learn, as software developers, from the #AllMyMovies Performance Piece by Shia LaBeouf.

/ December 24, 2015
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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
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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
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Code Snippet: Clean up your Local Development Admin Bar

As a developer of WordPress plugins, it’s safe to say that my Admin bar is FULL of super useful items added by plugins that help me develop more efficiently. That...

/ October 27, 2015
Feel free to use this image, just link to www.SeniorLiving.Org This photo required alot of editing in PS. I like the color and the gausian blur on this one.

Hindsight is 20/20

When I was in 5th grade, I loved gym class. Who wouldn’t. Dodgeball, red rover, popcorn, and scooters. It was what most energy filled elementary school students looked forward to....

/ September 4, 2015
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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...

/ September 2, 2015
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WordPress Silence is Golden snippet for Sublime Text 2/3

When I’m writing plugins for WordPress, there are a lot of ‘models’ I follow to help speed up the process and one of my favorites is using snippets in Sublime...

/ July 22, 2015