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Current WordPress dev setup

Since returning to full-time development, I’ve revisited my dev setup and wanted to share here.

Sublime Text 3 for primary editing. I used Homebrew to install PHP7 and PHPCS for linting locally. I’m using the packages BracketHighlighter, DocBlockr, Code Intel, and of course Linter/Linter PHPCS with one of the WordPress standards set.

Thanks to a coworker, I still have an old copy of Codebug– I bought it for ~$50 a couple years ago but the developer halted the project and now it’s nowhere online. Codebug is nice to break code and see what different variables are doing during execution.

I use iTerm with ZSH.

Right now I am using Bee as a Jira client, but I haven’t finished the trial yet.

Alley uses Slack to communicate internally and I also have AirmailClearSpotifySimpleNote, and TweetBot open at various times throughout the day.


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The past, present, and future of making the WordPress Editor work for editors

Presented originally in 2017 at WordCamp Baltimore and adapted for this weekend’s WordCamp Lancaster.


The people you meet at WordCamp

Last weekend I presented at WordCamp Lancaster and had a great time. When I did this last time, I wrote about driving route 30 (the historic Lincoln Highway), but this year I wanted to spotlight a few other attendees, as it’s the people that make WordCamp worth attending. And really, it’s the people that make WordPress and other open source communities so special.


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