Using Kickstarter to fund open source

Successfully crowdfunding open source development is difficult, but not impossible. Here are some of the lessons I took away from my Kickstarter project, “A more RESTful WP-CLI.”

RESTful WP-CLI: The final update?

Last November, I published a Kickstarter, and was completely blown away by the support. This month, the funding ran out, so I thought I’d post one last RESTful WP-CLI update.

RESTful WP-CLI: What I’ve been hacking on

This post originally appeared on the WP-CLI blog. Let me just say — Thursday, February 4th was pretty darn demoralizing. I spent a huge amount of time in January towards the WP REST API in preparation for what I wanted to do on the command line, and a lot of momentum / inspiration / general […]

RESTful WP-CLI: No rest for the weary

This post originally appeared on the WP-CLI blog. Like my title? Get the pun? Te he he. I’m just back from A Day of REST, where I spoke about a more RESTful WP-CLI, and unlocking the potential of the WP REST API at the command line. It was probably the best talk I’ve ever done. […]

#feelingrestful: A more RESTful WP-CLI

Earlier today, I gave a talk at A Day of REST about unlocking the potential of the WP REST API at the command line — by creating a more RESTful WP-CLI. Check out the project on Github, and stay tuned for the v0.1.0 release. Read on for my (loosely edited) annotated slides from the presentation.

RESTful WP-CLI – The journey begins

This post originally appeared on the WP-CLI blog. And so the journey begins. As with most journeys, I have a mixture of emotions: excitement, anticipation, trepidation, and eagerness. Although the destination may be far away, I know I can get there as long as I consistently take steps in the right direction. Today marks the […]