Author Archives: Brent

About Brent

Born to code.

WordPress.com Business Users: eCommerce Has Arrived!

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
We’re thrilled to announce that, starting today, WordPress.com Business users can connect their sites to their online stores. With three leading ecommerce partners to choose from — Ecwid, Shopify, and ShopLocket — you can showcase,…

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Why Vertical Incubators Are More Interesting to Investors

Originally posted on Hunter Walk:
According to AngelList there are 1,530 organizations listed as “incubators.” Even assuming several hundred of these are using the broadest definition of the word to describe themselves, it’s an incredible number. Many (the majority?) are…

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One Year of Subscriptions

I can’t thank you enough for the Subscriptions plug-in. It’s really making a dream come true and taking my business to the next level. – Sean A year ago today, WooThemes released Subscriptions. At the time, I’d been developing Subscriptions … Continue reading

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Visualisation: 2 years of WordPress Code in 2 minutes

A visualisation of the last 2 years worth of SVN commits to the WordPress code base (as used in my WordCamp Sydney presentation). Checkout the slides here. Inspired by Jon Cave’s visualisation for WordPress 3.1. Built using Gource.

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Word to the Future

It was a great morning presenting at WordCamp Sydney. Thanks to everyone in the audience who allowed me talk about my three favourite topics – WordPress, the future & Deloreans. View the 2 years of WordPress Code visualisation here.

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Cancelling Subscriptions Created with PayPal Standard via the Express Checkout API

PayPal makes it possible to accept payments via just a few pieces of HTML on your site with its Website Payments Standard service. This service includes a Subscriptions button to sell products or services with recurring payments. The trouble is, … Continue reading

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