Unix Philosophy in WordPress Plugins

When applied to the world of WordPress plugins, the Unix Philosophy creates a zen-like working environment for you, your projects, and your coworkers.

There are similarities between the way WordPress works and how it’s the culmination of lots of open-source projects and year’s worth of work. There are lots of companies, businesses, individuals, and foundations coming together to make one piece of software great for the rest of us, and the rest of the world.

In this session, John James Jacoby describes some best practices, and goes in-depth into his experience building, deploying, and delivering plugins with this Unix approach.

What You’ll Learn

  • Fundamental Unix philosophies
  • How these philosophies apply to WordPress
  • Takeaways from the Unix philosophy