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Highlights of WordCamp Grand Rapids 2018

TL;DR – This year #WCGR was all about people and conversations for me. Oh, and trying my hand at speaking, which I didn’t totally bomb. Today marked the 4th WordCamp Grand Rapids that I’ve attended. Last year I was just an attendee but this year I stepped things up in a pretty bug way. I […]

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Outstanding Morning Developer Track at WordCamp Grand Rapids 2018

What an outstanding group of talks on the Developer track at #WordCamp Grand Rapids this morning. Been/RJ/Michelle did an outstanding job. #WCGR #WordPress Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

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WordPress DevOps – WordCamp Grand Rapids 2018

1. Introductions Development History High School 1996 – Personal School Website – image maps with cgi-bin processing written in C 1996 – Davisco Foods International (First Freelance Job) – static HTML site College 2000 – Inspiration Point Christian Camp & Retreat Center – perl for form processing, PHP template-based site Post-College 2002 – Cross Roads […]

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WordPress Development On A Chromebook, Termux, & Neovim

So about 6 months ago I decided to make some changes to my personal development environment. I’ve been using a Chromebook as my primary machine since about 2013. I first purchased an Acer C710 for my wife to use but compared to our Macbook Pro it was a frustrating and subpar experience for her, not […]

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Looking Back on 2017, the Year of Firsts

I don’t recall if I’ve ever written any sort of year-in-review blog post or even social media post, but this year I have had so many firsts that I wanted to reflect on and share my thanks for. Health In the health department I not only reached my initial target goal weight but actually surpassed […]

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WordCamp GR 2017 – Computers <3 Structured Data – Steve Grunwell

Steve Grunwell –¬† What is Structured Data? Standards to help computers to understand our content. Content is for humans. Structured data is for machines. Structured Data Structured data is all about providing context itemtype/itemprop/content HTML/XML HyperText and eXtensible Markup Language Meant to convey information in a meaningful way Generic layout RSS An extension of […]