TL;DR? NPM 🥊 Composer 👊 npm install (libraries go in node_modules, executables in node_modules/.bin) composer install (libraries go in vendor, executables in vendor/bin) npm install --production composer install --no-dev npm install --package-lock-only composer update --lock npm install <package> composer require <package> npm...Read More Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! Composer vs npm
Headless WordPress with React and NextJS (Part 1)
Editor’s Note: The following is Part 1 in a two-part series titled, “Headless WordPress with React and NextJS.” You can read Part 2 here. Keep in mind that this article was published in 2019. Code samples are now outdated. If you’re interested...Read More Headless WordPress with React and NextJS (Part 1)
Advanced Custom Fields and Gutenberg
WordPress 5.0 ships with a new editor called Gutenberg. Here at WebDevStudios, we’re excited to build custom editorial solutions using Gutenberg and to see how the experience evolves from the classic editor. With that said, we’re huge fans of Advanced Custom Fields (ACF)....Read More Advanced Custom Fields and Gutenberg
Paths to Learning Web Development
Computer programming is a vast and complex field. For those interested in the ins and outs of engineering, determining a path to learning relevant information can seem incredibly daunting. Even once you narrow your focus to a particular area of the field,...Read More Paths to Learning Web Development
We’re Headed to the OC!
It’s already turning out to be one WordCamp-filled summer! And this weekend, WebDevStudios (WDS) is headed to the OC for WordCamp Orange County (WCOC), Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11. Not only does this educational WordPress event offer a bevy of informative sessions and workshops,...Read More We’re Headed to the OC!
Level Up With jQuery Dimensions
It’s hard to believe that I’m well into my second year of being a front-end dev here at WDS. It has been an awesome experience and I’m truly blessed to work with such a great group of people. Halfway through 2015, I officially...Read More Level Up With jQuery Dimensions
Helpful Books for Front-End Developers
“Please, no matter how we advance technologically, please don’t abandon the book. There is nothing in our material world more beautiful than the book.” –Patti Smith There are many great pathways to glean new information out there, whether it be on the...Read More Helpful Books for Front-End Developers
Is Clever Code OK?
“Clever code” is a term that you may have heard before, accompanied by sighs and groans from other developers. Often, people seem to think of clever code as annoying, and perhaps even harmful. In this article, I’m going to give a brief overview...Read More Is Clever Code OK?