050: With Daryl Koopersmith

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This week we were joined by Daryl Koopersmith, a San Francisco based web developer. Daryl was a lead developer on WordPress, and co-headed up the recent 3.5 release, specifically working on the new (awesome) media manager. We talk about (roughly in order):



Daryl Koopersmith

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Daryl is an engineer at Medium.

Time Jump Links

  • Daryl has left Automattic and is looking for something fresh
  • Pseudo elements now animate in WebKit
  • What can go wrong when moving a WordPress installation from one laptop to another?
  • How can I make the homepage of a WordPress site as editable as possible for a client?
  • How can I start learning WordPress development?
  • Can you use Sass in a WordPress workflow? What is the future of WordPress and CSS preprocessors?
  • If you want to start selling WordPress themes, what is the best thing to learn?
  • WordPress and eCommerce... where to start?
  • How do you start contributing to WordPress?