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My Contributor Story

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I have contributed since 2009 to WordPress and related projects. I have done some great things for WordPress like rewriting the image manipulation API and leading GlotPress for a long while. But It also lead to some disagreements which had an impact.

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My Contributor Story

  1. 1. CODEKITCHEN MY CONTRIBUTOR STORY Marko Heijnen
  2. 2. Marko Heijnen Web developer @ Plesk Founder of CodeKitchen Ex-lead developer of GlotPress Core contributor for WordPress of 14 releases On of the organizers for WordCamp Belgrade Plugin developer of Tabify Edit Screen, Site Manager etc
  3. 3. Today I talk about the trip I made since 2010 within WordPress
  4. 4. It all started with one fix I got my first prop on May 25th 2010 for ticket 14869.
  5. 5. WordPress 3.4
  6. 6. The game changer
  7. 7. WordPress 3.4 • Started doing focused team • I joined adding new methods to the XML-RPC • Worked with Peter Westwood and Max Cutler • Things like support for CPTs and featured image • Started adding unit tests • In total 32 props/commits for this release
  8. 8. Recent rockstar
  9. 9. WordPress 3.5
  10. 10. My best contribution
  11. 11. Started in SF
  12. 12. The road to success • Worked together with Mike Schroder • All the coding happened on Github • In the end we got great help from Kurt Payne with creating unit tests • And obviously getting some great feedback from the WordPress community • Code got committed on October 1
  13. 13. It was fun
  14. 14. 29 props/commits done
  15. 15. Things went
  16. 16. Expectations
  17. 17. The rest of the road • 3.6: 11 (incl 3.5.1) • 3.7: 2 • 3.8: 7 • 3.9: 1 • 4.0: 3 • 4.1: 5 • 4.2: 2 • 4.3: 1 • 4.4: 6 • 4.5: 2
  18. 18. 104 props in total
  19. 19. GlotPress
  20. 20. GlotPress • After WordPress 3.5 I switched my focus a bit • I ended up looking at GlotPress and wanted to help out there • Lead of the project for more then 2 years • 233 commits (with a few props) • Disagreements let me stop with it • 20+ contributors because of my work
  21. 21. Currently working on my own Open Source solution
  22. 22. Community
  23. 23. Community • 66 Events visited • 37 Presentations • Organiser of this great WordCamp • Organised meet ups in Amsterdam and Belgrade
  24. 24. WordCamp Norway
  25. 25. Pre WordCamp US
  26. 26. Conclusion
  27. 27. It has been great
  28. 28. Made friends
  29. 29. I made mistakes
  30. 30. But I also learned from them
  31. 31. I wouldn’t have changed it
  32. 32. Marko Heijnen info@markoheijnen.com @markoheijnen
  33. 33. Thank you for listening Questions?

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