Posting this here because I’ve shared it privately a few times. It’s such a neat way to see how Basecamp uses Basecamp. Really, it’s a testament to how artists use their own tools.Definitely check it out!
In 2014, Matt Mullenweg challenged the WordPress community to volunteer 5% of their time towards open-source and WordPress.org. A few months later, I ran a successful fundraising compaign that allowed me to donate 6 months worth of time towards BuddyPress & bbPress. For 2017, and hopefully with your help, I’m going to try something a little… Read more about 💯∞
The latest version of my WP User Avatars plugin saw an update this morning. If you need avatars for your registered users, please check it out and let me know what you think!
I know it’s been 3 years since we split up, but I wanted to reach out to say that I’m sorry for all of the pain I caused you. You see, back in 2010, I was on top of the WordPress world. I had great clients, was making OK money, and was making a move… Read more about Dear Automattic,
If you enjoyed Matt’s post about the original Super Mario Bros. check out this video about Super Metroid’s hidden tutorials. I had posted this years ago internally while working at Automattic in a thread about new-user experience, specifically in regards to how WordPress (both .org and .com) can learn a lot from video-game design. I think this still holds true, both for new… Read more about Super Metroid and NUX
In 2010 I took a job with the fine folks at Automattic. Having been contributing to WordPress, BuddyPress, and bbPress since 2007, working with the biggest company in the WordPress ecosystem seemed like the next logical step in my career. If you somehow haven’t heard of them, they’re a great company with open-source in it’s heart and… Read more about Distributed
There’s no other way to say it; August 1st is my last day working at Automattic. To my ex-Automatticians, thank you so much for the hospitality. You’re a great bunch, and I’m excited about what’s in the pipeline. It’s been an excellent almost-3 years, and it will only continue getting better. To everyone else… don’t… Read more about I don’t know why you say goodbye, I say hello