Real innovation is rare. Once a company, individual or organization launches an innovation and achieves mainstream success they back off a bit. They start playing it safe. They start giving in to the needs of a market’s vocal demands.
A few quick WordPress experiments show that the “Post Name” permalink setting, once the least performant option, is apparently the fastest.
One of the most exciting new developments (at least for API geeks like me) is the coming JSON API.
My attempts to build a session UI over the weekend failed. My attempt to build one during a team hackathon was sidelined so we could focus on, what seemed at the time, far more interesting code. Now, though, I can jump on board with the new session UI being merged into WordPress 4.1!
LoopConf will be expensive, but it’s also exactly what we need in the WordPress community right now.
How long did it take you to flesh out the foundation of a WordPress plugin the first time you did it? How long does it take you today?