An unexpected treat during this meetup was a visit to the St. James Cheese Company, in Uptown, New Orleans. Even got to ride bikes there. Jeremey and I sampled several bits of cheese while making our purchase, but one of them I particularly liked was from Good Shepherd Cheese in Owingsville, KY. With my brief […]
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Trivia at The Irish House
Originally posted on Gus Bus Trivia:
I’m away on business, but somehow found time to play trivia at The Irish House, with occasional help from Automatticians and some friends from Github who are also meeting up in town. Got 3rd place. 🙂 I was the captain of Team Jetmap during trivia tonight.
Upgraded Stats and Navigation Enhancements. I’ve had the pleasure of testing out a lot of the new changes happening at WordPress.com. This new stuff is seriously exciting for us!
My wife gave me a mini code challenge for her post today. She wanted to hide some spoilers from a book review. We’d rather hide the spoilers behind a click or hover, and I normally would accomplish that with a bit of jQuery, but her blog is hosted on WordPress.com so interactivity wasn’t really an […]
Keep Meetups Weird
I had a good time in Austin, TX this week. More importantly, I actually got to meet my first round of Automatticians in person. We ate a ton of good food, did a lot of fun stuff, and did a lot of work. We’re a fully-distributed company, so we normally we only communicate online. When you […]
I love the WordPress snow feature. It makes me happy.
I’m in Austin, TX with another team of Automattic Happiness Engineers. We paid a quick visit to Capital Factory, a co-working space here. We all thought the setup was cool. Or at least its height was cool. Today we needed some time to talk out ideas, and the conference rooms were all booked. We decided not […]
The Famous 5-Minute Install
Today I created a new site proudly powered by WordPress. Every other time I’ve fired up a self-hosted project, I’ve used a quick install like the one provided by BlueHost. This time, I wanted to learn something new so I went through The Famous 5-Minute Install. Everyone should walk through the Famous 5-Minute Install at […]
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