Feb 2017

5 Pressidium Features To Get Your Work Done

Working on client projects as a freelancer or as part of a larger team has its own set of problems. Technical ones, process-related ones, bureaucracy, the works. We’ll see how Pressidium’s Pinnacle Platform resolves all of them, and enables you to start  faster, develop easier, and hand-off your client project in the most hassle-free way! Problems you might face We are not saying that you are doomed to face every […]

Feb 2017

WP-CLI 1.1.0 Released!

WP-CLI 1.1.0 was released only a few days ago with a great deal of command and framework improvements as well as bug fixes. WP-CLI is a set of command line tools for managing WordPress installations without the use of a web browser. You can manage multisite installations, plugins, packages, posts and more.  Daniel Bachbuer, WP-CLI's maintainer,  announced a couple of new things as well: First, the project's internal API and commands […]

Feb 2017

Prototyping a Trello-like app using the WordPress REST API

We’ve repeatedly touted WordPress’s REST API  since its announcement , as a move towards a new era for the platform. In this post, we are going to leverage all that we’ve learned in the last few weeks, using an example that showcases how powerful and versatile the WordPress REST API can be. Since interoperability between different languages lies at the heart of what REST is, we are going to design […]

Feb 2017

Social Media Roll Out in January!

  The first month of the year was anything but boring! And in this article we will navigate the world of social media updates and the numerous changes that took place in January. Facebook New Project Launch and Security Feature Facebook declared its quest against fake news in January by launching The Facebook Journalism Project.  True to its form, as a platform for sharing and communicating ideas, it announced its […]

Jan 2017

Developer Dossiers: Software Best Practices

  Best practices exist in all disciplines and so software development couldn’t be without any. There is a lot of literature regarding best practices, some of which border on philosophy, so it can get pretty confusing for someone new trying to make sense of all that. Add to this, the fact that every programming language and every large software project has its own best practices and conventions, and the confusion […]

Jan 2017

Developer Dossiers: An Introduction To Prototyping

  What is prototyping? Prototyping is the activity of building an incomplete model of a system (usually a product) as a proof of concept, or as a means of acquiring more information (costs, dependencies, etc) about what is needed to be built. The developed prototype is then evaluated by test users, and their input is used for further refinement.  There are different types of prototyping, as this activity takes place […]

Jan 2017

Developer Dossiers: A Brainstorming Brochure

  Introduction The aim of this post is to introduce our readers to the creativity technique called Brainstorming. This was invented by an ad person called Alex Faickney Osborn, when he got frustrated because his subordinates couldn’t find a new idea. Its general principles are 1) go for quantity and 2) defer judgement for later. Wild ideas are welcome, as is a combination of them, hoping for a new and better […]

Jan 2017

Developer Dossiers: From Idea To Deployment!

We will start this year with what is called the Developer Dossiers. It is a brand new thematic collection of articles and resources, documenting every stage of the creative process: from conceiving an idea to prototyping, development, and successful deployment. The 4 stages of this process are: Brainstorming: where creativity is set loose and ideas bubble! The stage where criticism stops and you have fun just by writing everything down! […]