API design

When viewing ‘How to Code API’s in WordPress,’  I wanted to find a way to provide a realistic solution within the food service industry.  How could technology, userInterface | userExperience Design and development aid the industry? https://wordpress.org/documentation/article/reusable-blocks/ How to automate the produce restocking process. The production of an application that would store the amounts ofContinue reading “API design”

WordPress Theme Design and Development

Continuing my education in August with ‘ WordPress, Let’s Code Common API Variables,’ I learned about reusable blocks within the Gutenberg editor of WordPress version 6.3. https://wordpress.org/documentation/article/reusable-blocks/ Synced Patterns (Reusable Blocks) The main image shown is the original theme I came up with as a simple design. After a day or two of rewriting andContinue reading “WordPress Theme Design and Development”

July continuing education events

These events were awe inspiring to witness during the month. Here is a brief summary of each. A full time job search, applying and interviewing for jobs, has remained my top priority. Reviewing Gutenberg features | July 6th Ryan talked about all of the features released with Gutenberg versions 15.7 – 16.1. Developers with experienceContinue reading “July continuing education events”

WordCamp Europe Day 2

Day 2 of WordCamp Europe had a Q&A session with Josepha, Matias and Matt.  Q1 | The discussion included Open Collective and what can be done as a community to make donations more consistent. Or, what can be done to sponsor more WordPress contributors at a WordCamp event. Q2| What should we expect with AIContinue reading “WordCamp Europe Day 2”

WordCamp Europe 2023

WordCamp Europe 2023 started with a bang! The presenters Jose Ramon and Evangelina Pappa introduced the sponsors and presentations. Here is a summary of the topics. Track 1 | WordPress Performance Community Perspectives Miriam Schwab | Thierry Nuller | Adam Silverstein | Rahul Bansal Track 2 | Test instead of guessing to generate more leadsContinue reading “WordCamp Europe 2023”

It’s contributor day and we have all been preparing with projects. In Make WordPress Core we each chose a project to test (https://core.trac.wordpress.org/). Then we were assigned tutorials to improve with testing and editing. Two of the tutorials my team helped with are ‘How to build a WP Theme’ (Learn.Wordpress.org/course/develop-your-first-low-code-block-theme) and ‘Developing for Multisite’ (https://github-production-user-asset-6210df.s3.amazonaws.com/180629/241255057-e3229c9f-872a-4775-b97d-27c292de11c9.mp4).Continue reading

200OK Developer Conference

Introductions: Maxx Crawford, Sponsor Holberton guest Emily Harden, Executive Director Techlahoma introduced the first speaker. Preventing Diagnosing & Curing Bad Data Presenter: Shailvi Wakhlu Data Quality What is bad data? Inaccurate Incomplete or misleading data that leads to biased decisions. These are the companies she has worked with: Strava Komodo Salesforce Fitbit Phases of badContinue reading “200OK Developer Conference”

Graceful Arts Gallery

  A reception was held April 7, 2023 at the Graceful Arts Gallery (https://www.gracefulartsgallery.com) in Alva, Oklahoma. Artwork is on display and for sale during the month of April and May. This artwork can also be ordered on my website at https://www.valmedia.net/illustrations-for-sale and https://www.valmedia.net/paintings-for-sale.  You can view newspaper articles about each artist here, https://www.alvareviewcourier.com/story/2023/04/09/local/a-change-in-career-path-brings-blackburn-to-the-art-world/82353.html and https://www.alvareviewcourier.com/story/2023/04/09/local/from-skin-to-canvas-seigart-has-spent-her-life-creating-art/82354.htmlContinue reading “Graceful Arts Gallery”