• When Safeguards Fail: Optimize for recovery

    Meet Kevin. She (yes, Kevin, a story for another day) loves spending time on our third-floor balcony. While I trust her inherent cat skills, my wife is less convinced. It prompted me to install lattice-style garden netting around the balcony. I spent arguably too much time ensuring no holes, no weaknesses in this safeguard. Certainly…

  • Shipit of Theseus

    When all the code has been rewritten, is it still the same product? Refactors. If you’ve worked in the same codebase for long enough you will have experienced one. Or two. Three? Maybe you’ve lost count. Maybe you started by bringing the frontend up to the current Twitter-driven JS trend. Then wrote a new API…

  • Look at me

    Look at me

    It’s the Law of Attraction. Life is Beautiful. 

  • Get WordPress.org plugin info api

    I keep losing this link. Maybe I won’t need to Google it every time if I actually write it down. http://api.wordpress.org/plugins/info/1.0/jetpack.json So, for example, get a nice list of all Jetpack versions (tags) in the .org svn repo.

  • 7 Years with WordPress

    7 Years with WordPress

    Happy WordPressiversary, WordPress!