I doing a lot of speaking at conferences and one of the challenges is choosing a topic. Here are three tips on how I choose a topic.
When creating new posts for a video demonstration, I wanted to display a consistent date. While my first thought was to reset my system clock, this snippet overrides the date when the post is first created, which worked for me.
When creating slides for my talks I use Reveal.js, which allows me to create slides using HTML. These are my general notes about creating presentations this way.
I use Reveal.js when creating slides for my presentations. Often I want persistent elements on all of the slides (for example my twitter handle @salcode or the conference hash tag). I’ve found the easiest way to do this is by adding a little bit markup and custom CSS.
At php[tek], I got the opportunity to meet Nicolas Steenhout. In addition to everything else he does, in the php[tek] slack channel he shared some recommendations for transcription companies.
I like to use Reveal.js for building my slide decks. Getting an image to display full-screen (while avoiding the image being cut-off) can be difficult. The data-background-size attribute provides a solution to this problem.
At WordCamp US 2016 I gave this talk, Blogging – The Best Thing I’ve Done as a Developer. This post contains the same general content in written form (for those like me who prefer reading instead of watching a video). I started blogging here at salferrarello.com in 2013 while working as a developer at LaunchDM. […]
On November 20th, 2016 I gave a talk called How Responsive Images Work in WordPress at WordCamp Baltimore, this is the companion post to that talk. The slides for the talk are available at How Responsive Images Work in WordPress How Do Responsive Images with srcset Work in General? In my previous post Responsive Images […]
At WordCamp Lehigh Valley 2018, I presented How to Avoid Mucking Up Your DNS. When I started working with websites, modifying DNS settings terrified me. We’ll discuss the things I wished I knew then: A records, CNAMEs, TTLs, name servers, and how to test these things. We’ll look at things I broke and how the […]
Presentation I’ll be presenting at the April 7, 2014 Philly Burbs WordPress Meetup on Bare Minimum Git. A walk-through on how to get you and your team up and running with Git using a minimal workflow. This is an interactive talk so please bring your laptop. Summary Using Git has been an invaluable addition to my […]