Spent last Saturday learning more about Drupal, courtesy of MyPlanet Digital. Drupal has been on my list of platforms to learn for the last several years, but unfortunately there are only so many hours in a day. The inherent support for custom content types built on a “blank canvas” makes me very interested in Drupal.
Published a couple of guides on WPUniversity.com. The first one is using Xmind to create website proposals, and the second one is mapping out Google Webmaster Guidelines against WordPress-friendly solutions.
Volunteered at the CM1 Community Manager Conference. This was a one-day event put on by the folks at FITC, DX3, and The Tite Group. I enjoy working these events because it gives me some ideas into what we can use for WordCamp and other community conferences… and the people are awesome!
Had a great time at Accessibility Camp Toronto. I learned more about accessibility APIs, the DOM, the WET (Web Experience Toolkit) framework, AODA legislation, and WCAG 2.0 compliance criteria. I’m looking forward to our local WordPress community doing more with the accessibility community.
Started working on a new from-scratch WordPress parent theme. I’m hopping between Genesis and Hybrid for client projects, but I want to make myself a better WordPress developer, so I’m building something from the ground up as well. It’ll be called Kawartha.
Read up on Ember, Node, and Laravel. I’ve been getting away from calling myself a developer, but truth be told, I really do like building things and figuring out how stuff is put together. So I’ve been watching/reading guides and tutorials, documentation, all that fun stuff.