Updating Editions—What did I miss the first time?

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Here I thought that being asked to write a book (or three) was pretty cool. Nope, turns out being asked to update them for a second edition is better. If the book was a flop, then the publisher wouldn’t want to spend any more time or money on it, but if it does pretty well, […]

It isn’t starting a book that’s hard, it’s continuing to write it


Book Three is starting to gel, but it’s been a tough few nights of writing to get to this place. See, I don’t find starting a book hard, it’s after I have the first 2 or 3 chapters written that I hit a wall. It’s at that very moment when I tend to step back […]

WordPress 3 & Parent-Child Themes from WordCamp Vancouver

If you missed WordCamp Vancouver and wanted more than the slides I posted previously, now you can watch Catherine Winters & I talk about WordPress 3.0 just a short while before it came out: As Catherine & I talked about, WordPress 3.0 is a very easy (and fast) update for people who are already using […]

WordPress App for iOS devices updated. Now we can paste on the iPad!

Automattic updated the native WP client for iPhones, etc…and wow you can paste on the iPad now! Cut-and-paste now behaves as expected on the iPad. [#438] [From WordPress for iOS › WordPress Version 2.5 for iOS] Wow. When will the innovation end! 😉

Pre-release Chapter of Using WordPress: Chapter 7-All About Themes

Just in time for WordCamp Vancouver have a chapter of Using WordPress for you to download and read. Chapter 7: All About Themes Chapter 7 covers all the basics of WordPress themes and, yes, it does include WordPress 3. I didn’t get into Custom Post Types or Custom Taxonomies in this chapter because it’s beyond […]