Yesterday, I spoke at WordCamp Orange County about WordPress Mobile. We discussed theory for a bit, then demonstrated a few live examples of how you can create your own mobile app using WordPress as the delivery platform. The three examples I demonstrated were AppMakr.com, Red Foundry and a custom iPhone app that the Zeek team built from scratch. […]
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I discussed this function during the lightning round at WordCamp San Diego 2013. add_feed() adds a custom feed to your WordPress site. I discovered this function recently when I needed to create a feed that uses a custom query. Specifically, a client needed a feed that pulled together content in a single category from multiple […]
Simply put, it’s better to own your main web presence. I was not surprised by the announcement that Posterous will turn off on April 30. Even before they were bought by Twitter a year ago, I was warning people of the danger involved in renting a web presence. If you don’t own it, you don’t […]
Yesterday, Suzette Franck posted the following to the OC WordPress Facebook group: A German developer named Frank Jonen had a dispute with his client, Fitness SF. He claims that the client did not pay their bill. Frank took his dispute to the web by hijacking Fitnes SF’s website and posted a note complaining (frankly, whining) to the […]
I read a post this morning titled, “You Won’t See Facebook’s Graph Search On iPhone Or Android Anytime Soon,” that has left me scratching my head a bit. Surely I’m missing something. The entire basis of Tareq Ismail’s argument was the difficulty of typing in long sentences on a mobile phone. “It’s simple: Graph Search for mobile would need to […]
Joanna Clay recently interviewed me for an article she wrote in the OC Register: Aliso Viejo website arouses security, cost questions. She asked my opinions on alisoviejoexchange.com, a site built by a local developer. They were paid $37,500 to build the site and that it took 5 months to develop. D’oh! It’s not really my desire to […]
We’re not sure what we’re going to do with our Leap Motion test unit here at Zeek Interactive yet, but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to at least be at the forefront of experiencing this new “leap” forward in computer interaction.
When First American Title came to us with the desire to build an iPhone app for their already existing myFirstAm.com web experience, we were excited. And not for the obvious reasons. Too often we have prospective clients who approach us with the desire to simply mimic their website experience in an attempt to have “something” […]
Zeek Interactive is looking for a Software Tester. This position is located at our office in Huntington Beach, CA.
A few Wordpress highlights from my Twitter surfing over the past week. FYI: I used the Dashter Premium Wordpress Plugin to help me curate the tweets and add my commentary as I stumble on them.