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Tung Do otherwise known throughout the WordPress community as ‘Small Potato‘ is on a mission. That mission is as follows: To create a more enjoyable and feature-packed service than WordPress.com. I’m not gunning for WP.com, but it’s the easiest way to explain what I’m going to build. And instead of (more…)

Over the past few years, WordPress has made it a tradition to take part in the Google Summer Of Code. This year however, thanks to Jane Wells, there will be two interns from the Gnome Outreach Program for Women. This program is organized by the GNOME Foundation to encourage more (more…)

Well, here is something you don’t get to read every day. Byrne Reese who was the former product manager of Movable Type and TypePad as well as an employee of Six Apart from 2004-2008 wrote a great article outlining the various facets that have contributed to the success of WordPress. (more…)

In this long awaited live edition of WordPress Weekly, I gave everyone a detailed description as to my whereabouts within the past few months. I then went through some news stories that caught my eye during the week. The show ended with a 20 minute interview with Brad Williams discussing (more…)

The 2010 Google Summer Of Code program for WordPress is just about ready for prime time. The Google Summer of Code is a global program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source software projects. It was created in 2005 and continues to this day. Thanks (more…)

For those interested in the handbook project that is just now getting off the ground, I highly encourage you to check out this latest post by Jane Wells on the WP Docs mailing list. A post about this will be published on the WordPress Dev blog in the near future. (more…)

The WP Synergy Project formerly known as the Gorilla Theme Project that I told you about back on April 27th is still going. According to a blog post by project creator Jeeremie, the project is steadily gaining steam. Since April, the project gained a new name which I’m very happy (more…)

There was an interesting post published on WPCandy.com by JD Bentley where he discussed three different ways in which WordPress could be used as a project management application. JD describes three different ways to accomplish this functionality. Using a plugin called WP-Project, using the P2 theme, or using a vanilla (more…)

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com has revamped their home page by presenting a clean layout of the services they own along with the non-profit open-source projects they support. I like this new way of presenting the projects page which used to show the same information. This clearly shows the projects (more…)

For some reason this morning, I was browsing the web and came across the Ping-O-Matic website and noticed in the footer that the servers the site runs on were donated by Automattic. This peaked my curiosity so I browsed the Automattic website to see if Ping-O-Matic was listed as a (more…)