Every road, it seems, runs through a part of the San Tan Valley in Arizona. Consider the facts: In January 2011, Brad Williams and Dre Armeda were on stage at WordCamp Phoenix to talk security – their first in-person meeting. The first time the phrase DRAD was ever used to represent the pair was at the SanTan brewery at Pressnomics in the fall of 2012. The first time I caught wind that a new show might arise was just a few weekends ago at WordCamp Phoenix 2013 (you guessed it, at the SanTan). When it was first reported that Brad […]
Man, my Photoshop skills are so legit~! Brad Williams and Dre Armeda are coming together in a collaboration of epic proportions calling it “Dradcast” a’la BrAngelina, most likely another podcast-esque endeavor that’ll bring back the two who once joined forces on WP Late Night with WPCandy. I can only imagine what they’ll be covering but if you don’t mind having these two fill your ears with sweet-nothings then you can sign-up to be notified on their temporary homepage here:
We love giving free loot away, especially loot that’s of high quality! Well, we’ve got another killer giveaway with Brad William’s new book, Professional WordPress: Design and Development. Brad has generously offered 5 copies of the book in either physical form or electronic per your preference! Rad! It’s super easy to enter:
It’s hard to imagine that anyone who loves WordPress like we do would ever decline an offer for even more WordPress, right? Well, the there are two guys who are looking to take it to the extreme by offering a constant stream of WordPress into your brain with WordSesh. Scott Basgaard and Brad Williams are behind the project that is scheduled to launch in April. If you’re interested in speaking or helping out you can drop them a line at mail [at] wordsesh [dot] org.
In our usual fashion we’re collecting and sharing with you guys some of the news that came through our channels (and that darn Submit News button) that we weren’t able to cover in the past week – there are always great stories and great WordPress-centric content that still deserves a bit of attention. Last week there was a lot of feedback about the style of which we present this information – such as removing the pagination and changing the order of images with titles (thanks @ChrisWallace, @Norcross, @Drewapicture and others. Those were great suggestions and so we’ll test it out […]
The Professional WordPress: Design and Development by Brad Williams, David Damstra, and Hal Stern has been released in it’s second edition! This book which is now in it’s second edition seeks to provide an incredible resource for those looking to develop software and solutions via WordPress. It covers some of the basics to hosting to Themes, Plugins, content, design, core, and even data architecture. It might be one of the more comprehensive table-top companions that you have on your desk while you write all that pretty WordPress code! They provide samples and examples that’ll help both the newbie and the seasoned […]