Should We Delete Old Repositories? (tommcfarlin.com) Anyone that does design or development (or even writing, really) as either a hobby or for a living knows that feeling of going back and looking at their old work – and cringing.
We know that we’re making progress in our work when we look at something we once did and think “What was I doing?”
Post Meta Team Introductory Meeting (make.wordpress.org) Eric Andrew Lewis started a new topic this morning on the Make WordPress Core blog to introduce a new core plugin team. The Post Meta team’s goal will be to improve the “developer’s experience from the back-end – creating input elements for meta fields in a programatic method.”
WordPress TwentyFourteen Theme: A Flawed Beauty (wpmu.org) TwentyFourteen is officially “a beautiful magazine theme“. A bold claim but there’s no doubt that visually it packs a far bigger punch than the neutral TwentyTwelve and looks far better than any of its predecessors, particular the quirky TwentyThirteen.
Better Know a Vulnerability: SQL Injection (ottopress.com) So here’s one common vulnerability we see in code submissions a lot: SQL Injection.SQL injection is a code injection technique, used to attack data driven applications, in which malicious SQL statements are inserted into an entry field for execution.
Add a Post Class in WordPress: The More Tag (tommcfarlin.com) WordPress’ post_class function makes it really easy to write out a variety of class names to post containers that give us a finer-level of control when working on styling WordPress posts.
But there are times in which you may want to actually add a custom class to a post (or to a single post) depending on the nature of the content of the most.
Using WordPress for Web Application Development: An Introduction (wp.tutsplus.com) In this series, we’re going to take a look at exactly what WordPress offers as it relates to building web applications, the difference in an application framework and a foundation, the features that lend themselves to building full-stack applications with WordPress, as well as how WordPress is not a silver bullet for writing software for the web.