WordCampDC2017: Abstract for WordCamp DC 2017 presentation

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I’ll be speaking at the first WordCampDC 2017 on July 14-16, 2017, at the beautiful Carnegie Library of Washington, DC. Tickets are now available! Below is the abstract for my talk: Modern WordPress Theme Development with Sage 9 Sage is an advanced WordPress starter theme that adheres to modern development principles. It is part of a larger … Continued

Scrapcal: Alpha Release

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It might not look like much, but it’s got it where it counts, kid. ‘Scrapcal‘ is a quick Rails project to generate images for my enormous IRL wall calendar.   Enough is working to tag this set of features as an alpha release. The purpose of this initial release was to get familiar with Rails … Continued

Scrapcal: Adding Initial Devise Authentication

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For the first time in a week I was able to add the initial authentication of the Scrapcal app using the Devise plugin. Scrapcal doesn’t do anything yet; it is just an empty index page. However, it will be an app to create calendar photos for scrapbooks. Mostly it’s just an app to build and showcase my … Continued

RailsConf2017: RailsConf 2017 Day 3 – Final Sessions and Fly Back

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Thursday is the third and last day of RailsConf and my fourth and last day in town. Here are my plans. I will update with new information as events unfold. Breakfast Early at the conference at 8am. Volunteer: Shirts 9:30-11am Volunteer: Lunch 12-12:30pm. Not sure what is all involved, but I’m scheduled for the first part of lunch. Lunch … Continued

RailsConf2017: RailsConf 2017 Day 2 – Shirts and Sessions

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Wednesday is the second day of RailsConf and my third day in town. Here are my plans. I will update with new information as events unfold. Volunteer focus will be on handing out shirts. Fewer sessions today. Breakfast This might be a good time to grab breakfast somewhere in town KEYNOTE: JUSTIN SEARLS 9-10am Session: LEADING WHEN … Continued

Blog: Hello, New Personal Business Card!

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Check out my new personal business card! I have had this idea for ‘name-tag’ style personal business cards for a few years now and it’s nice to see these actualized. The More Personal Business Card These are probably closer to a ‘calling card’, not a business card. I’m commonly meeting new people in pseudo-professional networking settings. I needed something … Continued

RailsConf2017: RailsConf 2017 Plans

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After successfully volunteering at #RubyConf in 2016 in Cincinnati, I was looking forward to volunteering again at #RailsConf this spring. Here are my plans for RailsConf 2017 this next week. I love meeting new people! Contact me if you’d like to make plans together! Twitter: @caseydriscoll Email: hello@caseydris.co The City I know almost nothing about … Continued