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Attending WordCamp Europe 2019 in Berlin

Berlin is one of my favourite cities in the world, so I'm extra excited to be able to attend WordCamp Europe in a few short weeks, and connect with other WordPress experts in another part of the globe. I look forward to all the learning that's going to happen (including brushing up on my German [...]

2019-06-08T05:00:26+00:00 June 8th, 2019|

Speaking at WordCamp Vancouver, Oct 11, 2018

I'll be giving a presentation again this year at WordCamp Vancouver. This one is called "How to Stay Calm and Troubleshoot Your WordPress Code" - a brief introduction to problem-solving and isolating bugs and issues on your website whilst remaining cool as a cucumber. Tickets for the event will likely sell out, so register now, [...]

2018-10-01T23:13:02+00:00 October 1st, 2018|

Working and playing in Southeast Asia and India

I'm writing this from Ubud, Bali, where I've been living for the past three weeks. Until next spring, I'll be embracing the digital nomad life, and taking my work with me. I've been getting my WordPress work done at the world-renowned Hubud, one of Bali's finest coworking spaces. Next week, I'll be setting up in the [...]

2017-11-08T13:43:29+00:00 November 8th, 2017|

New worlds, new explorations in 2016

I just attended this year's WordCamp Vancouver, and realized I'm well overdue for a new post here. In 2016, I explored the joys and challenges of remote working by spending a few months in India, and balancing travel and meditation with ongoing project work. I've been involved in a few rich and complex WordPress development projects, one that [...]

2016-10-27T17:03:19+00:00 August 29th, 2016|

Speaking at WordCamp Vancouver, Aug 15

I'll be a speaker at WordCamp Vancouver 2015, which will be held Saturday, Aug 15 at BCIT downtown campus. I'm going to be talking about how designers and developers can work together as smoothly as possible for a hassle-free project. Looking forward to meeting everybody!

2015-08-06T17:15:12+00:00 August 6th, 2015|

From wilderness to WordCamp Seattle

Here's a quick update from the road. I'm at my first WordCamp - "experienced edition", focused more on Wordpress development, held at Seattle Pacific University. I've long been a fan of Wordpress largely because of the incredibly helpful and enthusiastic community around it, but I've only just started to actually dive in to that community. [...]

2017-05-18T20:15:04+00:00 March 29th, 2015|

Starting the year with a nice new launch

This week, I'm enjoying the satisfaction of launching a new website I recently worked on with Second Thought, for Calbag Metals in Portland, Oregon. The site was built in Wordpress and is very data-rich and customized, with multiple custom post types and layouts. Features include a dynamically-updateable sortable recycling guide and item highlights, dynamic employee bios, embedded Facebook and blog feeds, [...]

2017-05-18T20:15:04+00:00 January 8th, 2015|

Latest site launch for team-based learning – and a book edit to boot!

This spring, I launched a website for Team-Based Learning educator Jim Sibley at http://www.learntbl.ca, promoting the powerful group teaching method, his upcoming new book "Getting Started With Team-Based Learning", and the related workshops he offers. I'm especially looking forward to seeing the book in print, as I was the copy editor before it went to the publisher, and [...]

2017-05-18T20:15:05+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|