Death to Bullshit.com has been around for a long, long time (in Internet years), but it’s still just as relevant as ever.
There are a lot of cringe-worthy terms in technical jargon, but in addition to being exclusionary, they're also often bad metaphors, and more descriptive alternatives exist.
Corey McKrill presented a case study at WordCamp Portland about the process we went through to build Gutenberg blocks for WordCamp.org.
Rani Molla recently published a great article on how misusing Slack makes it harder to get work done, not easier.
Setting up a Multisite instance on DreamHost isn't as easy as it should be if you want to also have SSL certificates, but it's possible with the right settings.
Tara Claeys and Liam Dempsey have a really interesting podcast where they talk to people in the WordPress community about what it means to be successful.
I upgraded from MySQL 5.7 to 8.0, but found that the service wouldn't start. I was able to fix it by manually re-running the upgrade process.
I've been learning Ruby during my sabbatical, and found the exercises from Exercism.io a great way to do that. Manually running the unit tests was tedious, though, so I setup Guard to do it automatically whenever I save a file.
WordPress allows you to have multiple theme directories, but moving themes from one to another may result in a fatal error. It's possible to fix that by updating a few options and clearing a transient.
"Even though we might have some very, very strong disagreements as we develop this thing called WordPress, at the end of the day, I think we all agree that when it impacts people's lives positively like that, it's really really special."
If QuickTime exports a stereo recording with an empty right channel, you can use ffmpeg to easily copy the left channel to the right one, for a proper mono recording.
I needed a list of countries where ideographic languages are common, but couldn't find a pre-made one. I was able to build one myself, though, which will hopefully save others from having to do the same.
I wanted to figure out how to record both a Skype conversation and my mic in GarageBand, but keep them on separate tracks. None of the tutorials worked for me, so I'm posting the settings that did.
I ran into an undocumented and unexpected problem when registering custom post type meta fields for the REST API.
register_meta()exposes meta fields in all REST API endpoints, which can lead to privacy leaks. To avoid that, it can be called conditionally.
Ever wonder why your IDE complains that your widget's
form()method isn't returning a value?
git svn dcommitfails, it'll appear as if your local commit have been lost, but there's a way to recover them.
Almost every software company claims copyright on their developers' side-projects in order to protect themselves from lawsuits, but there's a way to do it without taking away the employee's rights.
It turns out there's a much better way to fetch post meta than
get_post_meta( $post->ID, 'foo', true ):