We had a great weekend watching talks and chatting with WordPressers at WordCamp New York at the United Nations. While I was there, I was lucky enough to talk with some inspirational people about WordPress, open source, and the community. You can watch the entire set of videos, with Mikel King, Kari Leigh Marucchi, Sonja Leix, Vova Feldman, Jenny Wong, and more, on this YouTube playlist.
Last weekend, Torque attended WordCamp NYC. We had an opportunity to meet face-to-face with some awesome people in the WordPress community. Throughout the weekend, we were also able to chat with some of the speakers on their talks. We’ve shared a few of our favorites in this post, but you can view the full set here. Eric Andrew Lewis Eric Andrew Lewis is a web developer at The New York Times and a WordPress core contributor. Michelle Schulp Michelle Schulp is an independent visual communications designer, located in Minneapolis. Michelle also runs Marktime Media, and devotes a lot of time to […]
One of the most satisfying things you can do is get involved in the WordPress community. There hasn’t been a community I’ve been a part of that is as supportive, approachable, and friendly as the WordPress community. I’ve already written about the various ways to become involved in the WordPress community—from helping on support forums, to contributing to WordPress core. One of the best ways to engage and get involved with the WordPress community (or any community for that matter) is to gather together, share ideas, and network. That is what WordCamps are all about. What is a WordCamp? Haven’t heard of WordCamps before? The official […]
WordCamps are important events for the WordPress community. They draw WordPress users, developers, designers, and enthusiasts together to talk WordPress and build connections. The dialogue is meaningful, the atmosphere is light, and the sessions are productive. It’s been an exciting journey since the first WordCamp, WordCamp San Francisco, in 2006. Now there are almost 350 WordCamps worldwide—and that number is expected to reach over a thousand in the next few years. With the summer months approaching, it’s a busy time for WordCamps. So, in this post, I’m going to outline some of the upcoming WordCamps for Spring and Summer 2014! WordCamp […]