Okay, sure…reinventing the wheel sucks. When you look at it from the 50 thousand foot view it is nearly always a good idea to build our selves up on top of the accomplishments of others. There is a quote to that point:
What Des-Cartes did was a good step. You have added much several ways, & especially in taking ye colours of thin plates into philosophical consideration. If I have seen further it is by standing on ye sholders of Giants [sic]
The only issue is that we aren’t all so lucky to be able to follow amazing minds like Des-Cartes.
I have always had a love/hate relationship with wordpress plugins. In many situations they work, but there is a huge issue with testing and confirming the process before releasing. Only a select few of the plugins I know of even care about testing.
Its really a pain, but I don’t think I have enough time to write the plugins to provide all of the features I want on my blog =
Maybe I’ll figure this out some day.
API Documentation is always going to be a hell that I do my best to avoid. I learned early on when working with SourceSDK that documentation for much of anything worth a damn would be hard to find and the new WordPress Settings API (SAPI) is in the same ballpark. This was actually added to the 2.7 release of the trusty blogging / CMS software, but it was (was? is!) not well documented and has some really dope capabilities and features that you should all take advantage of.
So what are you waiting for? Time to rewrite a plug-in and learn the new API!
Continue reading “Intro to the WordPress Settings API”
Its been something ive been putting off for a while, but yes an update is in the mix for VBT.
Respect is given where respect is due. This is probably the most useful repository of plugins for WP, and the funny thing is – I would never have stuck it through to go there without having changed Servers.
Bravo. I am using many of them.