Last night, John shared a post on Is WordPress Doomed? It’s a good post that’s worth a read and I highly encourage everyone to read the article in question, as well. I’ve debated a long time—as in over 12 hours—on whether or not I wanted to share my opinions on this because is such a sensitive topic, and I don’t want to do any damage to the way the WordPress developer community is perceived. I care about our reputation and I want to have positive discussion with other developers. As someone who builds things for, blogs about, and contributes directly to […]
The first time I heard of the Yeoman stack I nearly laughed out loud – for those that aren’t inclined to enjoy language arts (yes, that was me in school) “yeoman” is a word that doesn’t exactly describe a client-side stack: A man holding and cultivating a small landed estate; a freeholder A person qualified for certain duties and rights, such as to serve on juries and vote for the knight of the shire, by virtue of possessing free land of an annual value of 40 shillings A servant in a royal or noble household, ranking between a sergeant and […]
One of the things that we’ve been discussing more and more here on WP Daily – and in the rest of the WordPress community, for that matter – is viewing WordPress and a framework or platform for developing web applications. Heck, we’ve even begun to share a few web applications that are built specifically using WordPress. The thing is, we’ve not actually spent time talking about why WordPress is a viable application platform, how it compares to other frameworks that are already available, and how to actually being using WordPress for Application Development.