Adding AJAX to your WordPress Plugins

This weekend I’m giving a talk at WordCamp Victoria about using AJAX in WordPress. The talk uses a couple of code snippets to demonstrate creating a simple plugin that passes some data from the client to the server and then updates the web page using data sent back from the server. Here’s the code for […]

WordCamp Victoria 2013

January 12th 2013 is the date for next year’s WordCamp Victoria.

I’m a big fan of WordPress and I’ve benefited greatly from local events such as the Vancouver WordPress group and Vancouver WordCamp. I’m also a big fan of Victoria and, not having had a pint in The Swan (or The Bent Mast for that […]

WordCamp Vancouver 2012 – What Did I Learn?

Another great event & I learnt lots of great stuff.

Probably the most interesting talk of the day, for me, was Zack Tollman’s talk about cache invalidation schemes. Yeah… hard-core, that’s me 🙂

The talk was, obviously enough, very technical and right up my alley. I already knew there was a caching mechanism built into […]

The Art Of Marketing 2012

Nope, not a typo – an attendee survey just landed in my inbox and one of the questions was asking who I’d like to see speak at next year’s Art Of Marketing.

One of the comments I heard many times last week was “isn’t it odd there’s no women speaking here?”. If you assume that […]

The Art Of Marketing

On Thursday I was lucky enough to attend The Art Of Marketing conference here in Vancouver.

Not the sort of conference I usually attend, I’m usually found at the more technical conferences in town. But take a look at the speaker list: Gary Vaynerchuk, Guy Kawasaki, William Taylor, Mitch Joel and Avinash Kaushik. These guys […]