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January 13th, 2010

WordPress Core (canonical) Plugins, An Open Market, and Peace of Mind

An interesting debate has gained some momentum this week regarding WordPress Core (also known as canonical) Plugins, specifically their impact on the current plugin library for WordPress. To help with context, Jane Wells posted some information about Core (originally known as Canonical) plugins on the WordPress Development Blog. Jane says (interestingly, nothing about Sergio): Plugins […]

Filed in Voce Platform Services

January 6th, 2010

Voce’s Chris Scott at WordCamp Atlanta

No sooner does he catch his breath from presenting at WordCamp Orlando (recaps and commentary on that coming shortly) than Voce’s Chris Scott announces he’ll be speaking at WordCamp Atlanta: I’ll cover some common examples seen in plugins, themes, and tutorials that are either the “wrong” way to do it, not the “WordPress way”, or […]

Filed in Events, Voce People, Voce Platform Services

December 4th, 2009

WordCamp Orlando Prep

(Cross-posted from the WordCamp Orlando site) I am extremely pumped that we’re just one short day away from the first WordCamp Orlando. The last minute registrations have been pouring in which is great to see. Here’s a few final reminders about the day in general: Last Minute Registration A reminder that we will be shutting […]

Filed in Events, Voce Culture, Voce Platform Services

November 30th, 2009

Voce Hosts WordCamp Orlando

On December 5 we’ll be hosting Orlando’s first WordCamp. If you’re new to WordCamp, here’s the description straight from the central WordCamp site: WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that are put together by WordPress users like you. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate, share […]

Filed in Events, Voce Platform Services

July 30th, 2009

Expanding WordPress with BuddyPress: Tasty Kitchen

It was May 2008 when I first heard of the BuddyPress project. I was talking with a client about ways to expand user account profiles within their WordPress powered site. Fourteen months have passed since that first mention and we’ve finally launched our first project using BuddyPress. Sadly, it was not for this client. For […]

Filed in Voce Platform Services

June 26th, 2009

Platform Development Process Defined

The Platforms Team, and the idea of content platform development, is new to Voce so expect to see more here that brings clarity to this new part of the family. This month starts my 14th year in Web development (shocking to think about). In that time there have been some seriously hard lessons about process […]

Filed in Voce Platform Services

June 17th, 2009

Introducing Voce’s Platform Services

Following up on yesterday’s announcement, I want to take some time to introduce what is now Platforms Services within Voce (formerly the development team at cnp_studio). Today, I’ll start with our approach and samples of work and expect to hear more in coming weeks with regards to members of the team, services and specific case […]

Filed in Voce Platform Services

June 16th, 2009

The cnp_studio Team Joins the Voce Famiglia

Last February I posted a note here about the fact that we were formalizing a partnership with the team at Voce Communications. We had worked closely with the team at Voce on a number of great projects and since then the partnership this has only grown. Today, I’m excited to say the partnership has resulted […]

Filed in WordPress

June 11th, 2009

WordCamp Orlando Coming December 5, 2009

WordPress has been an amazing platform for our business and has an even more amazing community surrounding it. As a result, I’m both proud and excited to say we’re currently planning Orlando’s first WordCamp for this December 5, 2009. The lack of BlogOrlando this year left a bit of a void in the Orlando area’s […]

Filed in WordPress

June 8th, 2009

Building a Better WordPress Live Blog with P2

Today is the kick-off of WWDC and specifically the keynote (1p.m. eastern) where we learn about the next device we’ll be buying. To keep up we’ll be following Gizmodo’s Live Blog of the event for several reasons: Brian Lam and his team over at Gizmodo are the best damn live-bloggers out there. They’ll post it […]

Filed in Development, WordPress