Best way to initialize a class on a WordPress plugin
When you’re developing a WordPress plugin, there are certain patterns and practices that are extremely useful to know and apply in order to get a better fit with the platform as a whole. One of these things it’s what’s the better way to initialize a class on a plugin, which this answer on the WordPress…
Big companies that use PHP
Every now and then there’s still some people who can’t believe PHP can be used for a big, successful project, when actually there are several examples of huge sites using PHP. Here’s how some of them share their experience. Facebook With over 1.49 billion active users, Facebook has been forced into finding creative, out-of-the-box solutions…
John Maeda and the Open Web
Design superhero John Maeda is now working at Automattic as Global Head, Computational Design and Inclusion because he believes in the open web… The fact that so many people are commenting about it on Facebook, just proves how hard his new mission is… And how easy is to just not “get” why it’s so important.
The Open Web, Fuck Yeah! | hueniverse
Is your new thing so fucking amazing that people are going to install your app and give it a chance? Statistically speaking, unless you are best friend with a famous celebrity or Apple decides to feature your app in one of their top categories or search results, you are pretty much fucked Source: The Open…
Pixel Density, Demystified
…or “what you must know about designing for retina display and high-density screens”. Pixel density it’s an often misunderstood subject: some people think that the solution it’s just to design everything at twice the size that they used to, but actually it’s a little simpler and more complicated than that… at the same time. Be sure…
Can complexity emerge from lower levels of simplicity?
‘Is there really a Universe that is not designed from the top downwards but from the bottom upwards? Can complexity emerge from lower levels of simplicity?’ It has always struck me as being bizarre that the idea of God as a creator was considered sufficient explanation for the complexity we see around us, because it…
Using Basic Authentication with the WordPress HTTP API
Basic Authentication it’s often used as a simple security measure or as a temporary authentication method while developing with certain APIs. While the WordPress HTTP API doesn’t have explicit support for basic authentication, it’s still possible to use it as a header: Remember that if you’re sending an unencrypted request, all the headers will be…