Getting started in WordPress isn’t as easy as some would have us believe, but in order to get better, knowing our level of developer maturity can help. Junior, Intermediate or Senior ? Source: WordPress and Developer Maturity | Tom McFarlin
There are times when self-proclaimed WordPress developers turn out very low quality work. This negatively impacts the industry, but there are alternatives. Win win for all. Source: When Your WordPress Developer Fails | Tom McFarlin
If you work with WordPress long enough, someone may end up asking “are you a WordPress expert?” And that can be a really tough question to answer. There is no Expert. Source: Are You A WordPress Expert? | Tom McFarlin
While the WordPress core project still uses SVN for version control, it’s pretty safe to say that the vast majority of serious WordPress developers use Git on their own projects. That being the case, it’s somewhat of a surprise that there aren’t more git-based tools like WP Pusher that help developers integrate some of their […]
Ever wondered how you can develop your PHP package while using it in an app for best effect? Use Github to fetch it via Composer, still undeployed! Not that it has any meaning right now, since not using any of them (Github and composer). Source: Quick Tip: Composer & Github – Develop Packages Interactively
A person who can install WordPress, a theme, and a few plugins is not a WordPress developer – not matter what they say. So what is a WordPress developer? Source: What is a WordPress Developer? | Tom McFarlin This “Power User” is the “WordPress Implementer”, no?
The term “developer” is overused to a point of no meaning, so why is it different for WordPress developers? It’s not. Here are thoughts on clarifying it. Source: WordPress Developers: Clarifying The Title | Tom McFarlin Actually part of WordPress Developer Salary series: A WordPress Developer Salary Should Be…? WordPress Developer Salary: Manage That Content […]