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WordCamp Maui: Interacting with External APIs

By , February 14, 2015 11:59 am

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There is a lot of talk these days about tapping into the resources available through external APIs (Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, etc). Much of the functionality needed to interact with APIs is already included in the core through the HTTP class. In this session you will learn the concepts behind pulling data from an external API, sending data to an external API, how to utilize WordPress caching to increase speed and functionality, etc.

Here are the slides from the presentation: Interacting with External APIs - wcmaui 2015

The code used in the demo is available at: https://gist.github.com/blobaugh/f60fb50838edabd49159

Desk of years gone by

By , February 11, 2015 3:43 pm

While roaming through some photos from back in the day I stumbled across a photo taken of my desk when I worked at Microsoft circa 2011. It is amazing to see how technology has changed even in the few intervening years.

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Zippey needs some fiberglass repair

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By , February 11, 2015 11:34 am

Zippey is from 1977 and she is starting to feel her age. The deck has a growing spiderweb of cracks that need filling. I believe I located a boatyard where I can haul Zippey out and do the fiberglass repairs. There are a list of projects that I want to get done when I pull the old girl out for a sprucing.

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