You’re not a programmer, you’re a problem solver

One of the best things I learned when taking CS classes at the University of Texas was that we are not coders or programmers; we are problem solvers. And that’s a great way to look at it.

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Why you should be writing documentation, even if it’s a solo project

Documentation can be a pain point for any project or program, especially if it’s a project you’re doing by yourself. But the benefits of writing out the documentation vastly outweigh the costs.

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How to add a WordPress admin page to add data to a custom table

So you have a custom table, but how do you get data in there the WordPress way? This tutorial shows you how to create an admin page and insert data into that table.

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How to create a custom table in WordPress and why

WordPress comes with a number of basic tables created in your site’s database. But sometimes those tables aren’t quite enough. And sometimes a custom table is needed.

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Why you should create a theme for the WordPress theme directory

If you have a goal of getting better at web development, there’s no better way to accomplish that by creating a WordPress theme for the directory.

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My New Year’s Resolutions for 2018

Ah yes, the new year when we partake in that grand tradition of making and then breaking resolutions. While the stereotype is more than true, I think there’s a lot of good in setting goals for ourselves. So here are some of my resolutions for 2018.

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Why I’m choosing to start a YouTube series on web development

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to start a YouTube series on web development. It’s time for me to get better at public speaking and to teach those who are in the same spot I was a couple of years ago. So I hope you’re ready to learn.

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A simple guide to adding a WP REST API controller

The WP REST API is still a hot item in WordPress core. And this tutorial will show you how easy it is to make your own REST API endpoint for your plugin and custom data.

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Why I chose to learn with VueJS

With JavaScript frameworks all the rage these days, I decided it was time to learn how they work. And what I learned is that VueJS is the easiest framework to learn.

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Why you should be commenting your code, even if you’re the only contributor

Comments in code can be a lifesaver. But if you’re working on a solo project, you might feel the pull to not comment your code. You would be wrong.

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