Lightning talks

Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:45 am (CDT) (UTC-05:00)
Track: Eduwapuu

Lightning talks are short presentations designed to pique your interest on a topic. Talks will be back to back and not concurrent.

10:00 - 10:15 am (CDT) (UTC-05:00)

Automation Tools Can Help Your Sprints Work Smarter, Not Harder

Reed Piernock
Danielle Held

Do you know just where you are in your project? Are you feeling overwhelmed by the number of tickets in your system? Unsure if you’re still in QA or if your next release is ready to go live? There’s got to be a better way! Well now there is: Put automation tools to work for…

10:15 - 10:30 am (CDT) (UTC-05:00)

Extending the REST API

Adam Bernot

The built-in WordPress REST API is great if you need a way to interact with post and page content. But sometimes that's not enough. This session will give you a lightning quick introduction to a few use cases for extending the WordPress REST API. Participants will: Run through the basics of the WordPress REST API…

10:30 - 10:45 am (CDT) (UTC-05:00)

See What I Mean?: Data Visualization in WordPress

Joni Halabi

Data visualizations are graphical representations of large and small datasets. Usually, they are charts or graphs that make patterns in these datasets easier to understand. This developer-focused lightning talk will demonstrate how to use Google Sheets and SVGs to create a custom Gutenberg block that will display data in a responsive and accessible way.

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