Jeff Chandler

JavaScript Books Next to WordPress Books

During Matt Mullenweg’s State of The Word presentation at WordCamp US, he said everyone in the community should make an effort to learn JavaScript deeply. I visited Barnes and Noble today and discovered that some books are heeding Mullenweg’s call and are doing their part to encourage people to learn (more…)

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In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Jeff Matson who writes and maintains documentation for Rocketgenius. Matson tells us how he became involved with WordPress and the community. We learn how he’s transitioned from working in an office everyday to an office being optional. (more…)

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A few days ago, I asked the WordPress community to help Terri Caissie fund her medical equipment and treatment as she battles Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy (Autoimmune) with Progressive Cerebella Ataxia or HE/SREAT. The community responded in a big way by completely funding the $2,500 campaign. Fifty-six people contributed to the campaign, including (more…)

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Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com, has released a Windows version of its desktop application. The app is free and works well on my Windows 7 64Bit machine. It looks and performs exactly the same as its Mac counterpart. This is to be expected as the interface is driven by JavaScript that (more…)