Dev/Sec/Ops with a splattering of humour

Blog Posts

Defence of Post Formats

I’m going to make a confession I actually like Post Formats, not the silly implementation made as part of an ill-conceived and bolted attempt to appeal to get tumblr users to WordPress.com but the post formats of the future the ones where they actually are useful. Post Formats have had a pretty ugly existence since […]

Using Neo4j to give WordPress some relationship advice

It would have been a glorious moment for Conan the Barbarian, as he trampled over the orcs, having picked up his might Long Sword +2 and with his bash skill along with his strength modifier he had +6 to the strike. With Rincewind timely casting of the Raise strength  spell it would double to […]

Going Beyond Unit Tests – WordCamp London 2015

WordCamp London has been brilliant, but I’m shattered, so have thrown up the slides here For WordCamp London 2015 I talked about testing tools, that go beyond doing unit tests, which not only help in different situations but at least for me are more interesting and dare I say it fun. It’s really interesting giving […]

It’s time to get out of the pub

On Wednesday WordPress Leeds will be having our first coffee morning called Coffee and Cake  it’s an informal gathering during the day open to anyone. While this is not unique Open Coffee has been around for years across the world it is rare for tech events to happen in the day time. There is […]

The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

The future is a scary thing, its a leap into the unknown and yet for all of us it’s always the next step Since the birth of my daughter I have been pondering the future, it has been at times a quite dark place to visit but slowly I’m seeing a light. She has certainly […]