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Inspired by an article published on Red Queen Coder on the pervasiveness of alcohol in the programming community, Gary Pendergast, WordPress core contributor asked the following question on Twitter, “Has anyone been to WordCamps that removed the alcohol focus from afterparties?” It feels like the WordPress community has the same (more…)


WordCamp Chicago 2016 was held at University Center in the heart of Chicago, IL, where more than 300 attendees spent the weekend learning about WordPress. The event was organized by Ryan Erwin and a team of volunteers. Tracks were split up into three separate rooms limiting the amount of background (more…)

WordCamp Chicago 2009

WordCamp Chicago 2016 takes place this weekend and I’ll be among the many attendees. I haven’t visited the city since 2009 and I’m excited to satisfy my craving for deep dish pizza at Lou Malnati’s. WordCamp Chicago 2009 is a special memory because it’s where I saw a demo of (more…)

A Day of REST is Coming to Boston on October 28, 2016

The “A Day of REST” conference, an event devoted to the WordPress REST API, is expanding to the US. The first edition, held in London in January, was a success, with the majority of participants indicating they would attend again. Last month, Human Made announced that the organization team is (more…)

Limited Edition R2-Wapuu Will Debut at WordCamp London this Weekend

Last year WordCamp London introduced “Wapuunk,” its 1970’s punk style wapuu, to the world, igniting a new wapuu craze for WordCamps held in the Western hemisphere. The 2015 event had commemorative stickers printed along with a Wapuunk-embroidered scarf for attendees. Shortly thereafter, nearly every WordCamp organization team began designing their (more…)