Deployment Environment and Toolkit, and Automation

Mark Jaquith gave a great talk at WordCamp San Francisco called "Confident Commits, Delightful Deploys". It was quite helpful as many developers in the WordPress ecosystem are not used to setting up a proper environment for development, including: IDE, debugging and profiling tools, automatic server setup, proper version control toolkit, VM setup, browser testing services and so forth. Part of that was covered by Mark: Hearing that from the Don Draper of WordPress I would definitely give his tips a try (if you're not using them already). Don't forget to check few other talks on deeper engineering (toolkit or code-related) -… Continue Reading