There is going to be a Free Software / Open Source conference “Freedom and Technology” this Saturday, October 3rd (18:00-21:00) in Cyprus University of Technology, in Limassol, Cyprus. Organizers are the same people you know from the Ubuntu CY community. I’m going to do a talk titled “The practical guide to Open Source participation”. Slides will be linked here after the talk.
See you there.
Many a time I’ve been involved in building a custom WordPress theme, which relied or benefited from some plugins being installed and activated. I’ve always had an ad hoc solution to the problem, with my own installation scripts, WP-CLI mockery, etc. “Packaging third-party plugins with your WordPress theme using TGM Plugin Activation library” covers a much more elegant solution. I haven’t tried it yet, but it does look very promising for my next WordPress project.
Waze, the social networking for drivers, presents some analysis of global driver satisfaction. It’s not covering 100% of the globe, but it’s still interesting to look into differences between countries and cities. See if you can find anything surprising…
GitHub blog brings us a piece of exciting news – now you can add more attachment types to comments. The list is no longer limited by images alone. Now you can attach Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files, as well as plain text and PDF documents. This feature alone will make GitHub Issues into a much more viable bug tracking option for many projects and companies.