I’ve been attending WordCamps now for five years and these events have greatly benefited me as a professional web developer, WordCamp Santa Clarita had no shortage amazing experiences, conversations or sessions.

  • I spoke about my experience updating Kubrick for Gutenberg
  • Watched as David Nuon MacGyver’d Gutenberg to create a Buzzfeed style What type of Poky are you? Spoiler Alert: I’m Vanilla.
    • In MacGyver fashion his laptop battery died a second before he finished the presentation. I can’t way for WordPress.tv to post the video.
  • Amy Hall presented on drip and nurture email campaigns, If I ever start freelancing my services I know this will be a key to success.
  • Matt Kopala provided much needed insight into why servers can run slowly.
  • Glenn Zucman talk on Software Freedom was fantastic.
    • Did you know he has a sub-site dedicated to his hair color?
  • I was able to pick Mikey Veenstra‘s brain about web security and research
  • I created an incomplete and unofficial Twitter list of many of the people involved. If you want to be added or removed just let me know.
  • Caught up with Verious, Marc and Gregg of our Inland Empire WordPress Community where I’ve been absent the last few months.
  • I chatted with several attendees, speakers and speakers throughout the weekend on topics of all sorts and to many to list but I’ll try,

Most importantly I was able to hang out with the other speakers, volunteers, sponsors, and organizers who made this first Santa Clarita WordCamp a success. Joe Simpson Jr. took on this massive undertaking along with the other organizers and volunteers to make this happen and I am honored to have been a part of it.


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