Tomorrow is Mother’s Day which means that every married man with kids (well, not all of them…) is fretting about doing something legit tomorrow.
I’ll probably be at my local Target early tomorrow trying to find some crappy Mother’s Day card that means little more than the ridiculous $4.99 that I will pay for it.
Hm… I can do better (and so can you)! Ok, but before that, enjoy our weekly roundup.
1. GSoC and Gnome Status Update
A short and sweet update from Jen Mylo. They’ve got 9 slots for GSoC!
2. Even Experts Want Simpler Web Software
3. In Search of WordPress Users
Siobhan is looking for a few WordPress users that she’d like to speak to about their experience!
Another alternative for RSS. Take a look.
5. 20 CDN and Web Performance Stats Worth Noting
Some good stuff here.
6. Case Study: How Effective are CDNs for Mobile Visitors?
Some good thoughts here as well.
7. How to Contribute to WordPress
This article by Siobhan McKeown is being said as one of the most comprehensive articles on contributing to WordPress. If it isn’t then I’d like to see the other article! Great stuff.
8. A Walkthrough for Jetpack’s Post by Email Feature
9. Jason Bradley Joins the 8BIT Team
We’re excited to officially have “JBrad” join the 8BIT Team, which also includes WP Daily! We’re growing and it’s awesome!
10. What is a WordPress Child Theme? Pros, Cons, and More!
A great overview by WP Beginner.
11. 120 Free WP Themes from Premium Developers
An incredible list curated by WPMU.
12. Steve Burge: How to Make Great Tutorial WordPress Videos
13. 5 Ways to Support High-Density Retina Displays
Some great thoughts via Craig Buckler.
14. StudioPress Welcomes Lauren Mancke
They are growing steady. What a great company.
15. WordPress.org Theme Demos Suck
Or at least they leave a “lot to be desired” via Post Status.
16. What Soccer Teams and UX Teams Have in Common
I love soccer. That’s my sport!
17. Retinize It
The best Photoshop actions for Preparing Designs for iOS or Retina-Display.
A very fair review of business challenges and solutions for customers. I like this post, a lot.
19. Fertilizing the Creative Soul
How we “whiteboard all the things.”
I share a few thoughts myself here too.
20. Advantages of a Code Review
21. A Conversation with Om Malik
22. Try Tuts+ Premium and Get Cash Back
Why not? Check it out for a month and see if you like it.
23. How to Search for 100% GPL Themes on Themeforest
Or you could just use this string: https://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fthemeforest.net%2Fitem+This+item+is+licensed+100%25+GPL
25. JPEGmini: Drastically Reduce the File Size of Your Images
A sweet tool for sure.
26. Evil Plugin?
27. Collection of Twitter Plugins, Widgets, Scripts
28. Owning Your Content: A WP User’s Guide
29. Some Thoughts on the Dark Side of Developing OS Software
Tom McFarlin spouts some darkness.
30. Happy Mother’s Day Buttons
31. tty.js – A terminal for your browser
32. Live Workshop: Build a WP Plugin
This is a must attend if you’re interested in this!
33. The Art of Becoming a Leader
34. Core Plugin Dependency is Necessary…?
35. Brian Gardner Redesigns Again
As I share in my comment, I’m more interested in the thoughts behind the effort than the end result. Love it.
via Code Poet
37. WPtouch Pro 3.0: Tailored Themes
38. Interview with Aaron Campbell
via WP Engine
39. Interview with Brad Williams
via WP Engine
40. How to Dominate a Nice WP Business
42. Glui – My Skitch Replacement
I hate Skitch now.
And that’s it my friends!
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