Andrew Nacin’s article The qualities of a great WordPress contributor is required reading for WordPress contributors of all shapes, sizes, skills, and ambitions.
In Twenty Fifteen Konstantin Obenland gives a vision for a simpler default WordPress theme.
Food for thought: Why Isn’t Open Source A Gateway For Coders Of Color?. (Via my wife, Erin.)
Must watch TV if you are into WordPress themes, even the slightest bit. Inspiring and amazing talk.
An excellent presentation by Natalie MacLees at WordCamp Phoenix 2013: Setting up a WordPress Site the Right Way. Highly recommend to anyone starting out with WordPress.
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In case you missed it, the ThemeShaper WordPress Theme Tutorial: 2nd Edition is alive. Your favorite theme tutorial updated with new tools, new code samples, and new lessons.
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This is so awesome—you can now generate your WordPress starter theme based on _s with one click: Underscores.me — The Best Way To Get Started With The _s Theme.