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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! […]

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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jan
2017

An introduction to the WordPress REST API

The release of WordPress 4.7 generated a lot of excitement in the community, and with good reason. Besides the many improvements and features introduced, the real show stealer was the REST API core integration announcement. As we mentioned in previous posts, this effectively transforms WordPress from a blogging platform to a Content Management System (CMS). […]

Jan
2017

How to use Git with your Pressidium website

  In this article we will be discussing how you can integrate a Git repository (or a repository from a different version control system) with your Pressidium website by using an external service such as deployHQ or DeployBot (or any other similar one). We will be using deployHQ as an example (its super easy and […]

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