August, 2011

  1. I have a wife, a child, a house and my own business. I think I’ve reached the point where I can buy a *matching* Tupperware set.

  2. Regarding “Startup Culture” →

    The freedom to engineer and implement rapid solutions to real problems with whatever means necessary. That is the “startup mojo” you seek.

    It’s not limited to startups either – it’s one of the things I enjoy about the things we do in our for-hire dev shop.

  3. Custom Fields vs. Taxonomies

    For years I’ve used custom fields (post meta) in WordPress as a primary storage area for misc. data about specific posts (including pages, custom post types, etc.). Recently, I’ve realized that I should be using custom taxonomies instead of custom fields in a variety of situations. Custom fields are still the right choice for misc.…

  4. Drafts Dropdown 2.0

    I’ve released an updated version of Drafts Dropdown. This is a WordPress plugin that gives you easy access to your draft posts. A “Drafts” link is added to the admin bar. Clicking this drops down a drawer with your drafts. The new version also updates the styling, improves performance, and will make you younger, fitter…

  5. Where to Host WordPress Code?

    I talked to a number of developers about at this year’s WordCamp SF about where best to publish WordPress code as a developer. We definitely want to use the SVN repositories on so that released plugins can be easily available to the community, but there is very little developer community there. We’ve also used…