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In a crucial courtroom decision involving Google v.s Oracle, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in favor of Oracle. The main part of the appeal is whether Oracle can claim copyright on Java APIs and if Google infringed that copyright. If the ruling stands, it would (more…)

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In this week’s edition of WordPress Weekly, we were joined by David Bisset, one of the many organizers and volunteers that helped put together WordCamp Miami 2014. Bisset explained the challenges the team faced, the logistics of organizing a 770 attendee event, and he shared advice to WordCamp organizers looking (more…)

Font Awesome Finally Adds WordPress Icon in 4.1 Release

One thing that was continually irksome about Font Awesome icons was the notable absence of a WordPress icon, despite the font having support for Tumblr, Flickr, Github, Instagram, and others. Given that the project is meant to be a comprehensive pictographic language of web-related actions, I was surprised that WordPress, (more…)

Tammie Lister Presented At BuddyCamp Miami

At BuddyCamp Miami 2014, I learned about BuddyPress and what it’s capable of. During the first session, I learned you don’t have to worry about BuddyPress themes anymore since 1.7 introduced theme compatibility. This means that BuddyPress sites no longer require a BuddyPress-specific theme. Later in the day, there was (more…)