Building Web Apps with WordPress

Book: Building Web Apps with WordPress

I just found and purchased Building Web Apps with WordPress by #brian messenlehner and #jason coleman.  The description and table of contents look very promising, but I’m a little concerned about some of the reviews.  It seems that SchoolPress.me is a little closer to release, at least according to the homepage, it’s in private beta.  I’ll be reading […]

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WordPress as a Framework

WordPress as a Framework

  WordPress is one of the most popular CMS (Content Management Systems) as far as the user base and ease of access is concerned. Many famous content rich websites use WordPress as their back-end – including SitePoint itself. Regular updates, a larger community, great support forum, rich documentation and many other factors have put WP […]

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WordPress as an App Platform?

A slightly overweight 47-year-old walks up and says, “I plan to become the next Olympic medalist for track. What do you think?” I say, “Well, I like where you’re headed, anyways.” In fairness, that guy would probably never make it to the Olympics. WordPress features many app framework and platform hallmarks, including core APIs and […]

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Platform-focused Release

Matt Mullenweg: State of the Word 2013

#matt mullenweg #state of the word keynote in 2013 added more details around the future of WordPress as an application platform.  The survey revealed that there are 7% of respondents that are using WordPress as an application platform.  This was the first year that this particular use case was included in the survey.  This shows […]

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Do You Use WordPress as a PHP Development Framework?

Our discussion today focuses on using WordPress as a framework for building applications on. We all know that WordPress is a great tool for blogs and websites in general. However, there isn’t a great deal of information or real-life #examples of developers using WordPress as a framework for building custom applications. In other words, if […]

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