Daily Musings

WordCamp Toronto

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Interesting event so far. The first presentation surrounded Gutenberg and its accessibility and content creation benefits, as well as its detractors and what issues you might have with Gutenberg.

Having adopted Gutenberg at least partially already, I see a lot of possibilities for the block-based design.

I look forward to developing blocks both for use on my own blog and professionally.

I’ve run into a surprising number of old friends here too. I intended to meet up with Alan, a friend who I know through my partner.

I didn’t know I would run into Andy McIlwain and David Chambo, both friends from my time living and working in Peterborough.

It seems my old company Whatever is quite different these days. All of the familiar faces have moved on.

The second presentation was a bit late (about half an hour) due to the projectors overheating. The content itself was interesting. Thiago spoke about the most common plugins WP users use and what they look like in a post Gutenberg world.

The lunch room was very full, so we stood around and chatted about old times.

The third presentation was about automation and featured David’s boss. The tools discussed seemed useful but I am losing interest quickly. That always happens with these kinds of events.

By Lilithe (formerly Ean)