Research and Programming

Right now my research and programming go hand in hand. Saving all sources and notes in a database proved to be a very good idea. Adding new sources to the database is easy in Adminer. Whenever new additions are made to the database, it’s a matter of seconds to compile a new bibliography file via… Continue reading Research and Programming

Working on the Interview Guide

During the next weeks I’ll begin interviewing WordPress professionals and users. In general the idea is to explore the knowledge levels needed for WordPress professionals. The title of this research project is: “What You Should Know About WordPress”. Below the statement you’ll find a question: – What should you know about WordPress? Many students have… Continue reading Working on the Interview Guide

Visual Destillation of Ideas

Wordcloud 1: Destillation of Ideas The word-clouds are alchemic destillations of my literature review so far. I saved 500+ quotes from student reports and academic papers about WordPress in a MySQL database. I printed out all the quotes in one long string from the database. The actual word-clouds are made by a Chrome plugin. The clouds are… Continue reading Visual Destillation of Ideas

Research Progress: Cases and Twentyseventeen

Now I have read all the available WordPress cases on the BAAA server. I have followed the development of the Twentyseventeen core theme. In both cases the reading should be followed by interviews. And then the next logical step is to select the most relevant cases. Each case is surrounded by a small group of… Continue reading Research Progress: Cases and Twentyseventeen

Trello and Google Docs

Tomboy is not the best project manager on earth. I decided to use Trello as my kanban. It’s very basic: Backlog Doing Wait Done Since you can link from Trello to Google Docs I made online versions of the project description and a sheet for the overall plan.