Santamattic came early this year. I was surprised FedEx could ship a package to Russia in only one week. It would have been faster if their Russian partners didn’t go knocking at the wrong door for two days in a row, but that’s okay since I was expecting this to arrive in January.
Unfortunately I can’t disclose the contents of the box, because some of my coworkers haven’t received theirs yet.
Here we are, in San Diego, earlier this year on our anual company meetup. Bonus points if you can find me in the photo :)
I recently got back from San Diego, where our one week long company meetup was held. I had a great time with some of the most talented WordPress folks on earth. Toni Schneider has published a great recap called 8 Tips for a Great Company Meetup, which pretty much outlines everything we did.
The brand new Developer Plugin has been revealed last night on the WordPress.com VIP blog. It’s a gate to some awesome developer tools and plugins for WordPress, including Debug Bar, Debug Bar Cron, Rewrite Rules Inspector and a bunch of others. Obviously more developer tools will be added with new releases.
Automattic Grows Up: The Company Behind WordPress.com Shares Revenue Numbers and Hires Execs — a great article by Liz Gannes of AllThingsD. Liz covers some of the latest numbers, and some of the new hires. By the way, AllThingsD is running on WordPress.com too!
Not much has changed from the previous version. Perhaps the most exciting change is that you can now create todo lists, by adding an “o” or an “x” at the beginning of a new line. Cool huh? If you’re new to P2, don’t forget to read this article by Matt on why we use P2 at Automattic.
For those of you not familiar with the Pink Sombrero, you should read the Cowboy Coding and Pink Sombrero and watch Mark Jaquith’s talk about Scaling, Servers and Deploys. And no, I wasn’t actually cowboy coding in Playa del Carmen and Tulum, but honestly, I sometimes am.