WordPress Classes in Minneapolis and St. Paul

By Toby Cryns / October 28, 2011 /

I am working on a series of beginner WordPress classes for College of Visual Arts in St. Paul and CoCo in Minneapolis.  So far I have found creating a curriculum to be difficult.  The central question that I am wrestling with is, “Who is a WordPress beginner?” There are beginners who fully understand the WordPress interface… Continue Reading WordPress Classes in Minneapolis and St. Paul

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Calendar Plugin Update

By Toby Cryns / October 3, 2011 / Comments Off on Calendar Plugin Update

We are making the best calendar plugin we can fathom.  Adrienne and I have been meeting weekly to check in on each other’s updates in this regard.  Updates this week include: We have a name for the plugin!  It is still top-secret until we get some branding done, but rest assured, it will be cowboy-tastic!… Continue Reading Calendar Plugin Update

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BackupBuddy – 1st Experience

By Toby Cryns / August 31, 2011 / Comments Off on BackupBuddy – 1st Experience

Tonight I utilized BackupBuddy to migrate a WordPress installation from a live server to a local install using MAMP on my Mac.  It was my first attempt at a BackupBuddy migration and took about 5 minutes to complete. The process was intuitive and easy.  Earlier in the evening, I attempted to do a manual move… Continue Reading BackupBuddy – 1st Experience

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JavaScript Frameworks Infographic

By Toby Cryns / August 8, 2011 / Comments Off on JavaScript Frameworks Infographic

It is always good to know where you stand in terms of your coding libraries. Nobody wants to ride a dying trend, after all. This infographic shows how jQuery compares to other frameworks (click for bigger image). The above infographic comes courtesy of

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A Fresh Look at a Calendar Plugin in WordPress

By Toby Cryns / July 25, 2011 /

I have been completely unsatisfied with all of the calendar plugins that I have tried.  None do a good job on the usability front. So, I will be building my own calendar plugin.  It’ll be a fresh look at calendaring in WordPress. I need your thoughts and ideas.  I would like this to be the… Continue Reading A Fresh Look at a Calendar Plugin in WordPress

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