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8 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Zac Gordon. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Zac Gordon, often where they are interviewed.

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8 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Zac Gordon. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Zac Gordon, often where they are interviewed.

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How to Be a Self-Taught Web Developer (the Honest Truth) w/ Zac Gordon

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Sep 16 2020 · 55mins
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7. Dev Chat - Zac Gordon - Is Gatsby the future of WordPress?

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There's a growing trend towards using a Javascript based front-end for a database driven site. In this episode I talk with Zac Gordon about my experience using Gatsby as a front-end for WordPress, and the pros and cons involved with that.

Zac is the creator of javascriptforwp.com, a place to learn all about Javascript frameworks like React, Vue, Angular, and more and how they work with WordPress.

Aug 17 2019 · 49mins

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Ep 8. Learning JavaScript w Deepti Boddapati & Zac Gordon

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In this Episode of the JavaScript for WordPress Show, educator Zac Gordon talks with Deepti Boddapati, an front end developer with experience writing cosmetic JavaScript and jQuery for personal clients and taking on more complex JavaScript projects with agencies like Crowd Favorite. Listen to Deepti talk about how she learned JavaScript, the resources she used, and her advice for others.

Jan 18 2018 · 42mins
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Ep 5. Learning Vanilla JavaScript with Chris Ferdinandi ft Host Zac Gordon

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In this Episode of the JavaScript for WordPress Show, educator Zac Gordon talks with developer and educator Chris Ferdinandi. Chris has years of experience working with Vanilla JavaScript (and jQuery) and has several popular JavaScript plugins and learning resources.

May 30 2017 · 52mins

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Ep 2. "How Wes Bos Learns JavaScript" w Host Zac Gordon

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In this episode, host Zac Gordon brings educator, Wes Bos, on to the show to talk about how he has learnt JavaScript and his thoughts and advice for others looking to Learn JavaScript Deeply.

Hear Wes talk about when he first learned JavaScript, how he got into Backbone, Angular and React Camp. He also shares about his JavaScript30 Project and what he is interested in learning now on his own.

Feb 14 2017 · 32mins
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Ep 1. “STOP USING WORDPRESS” - Feat. Guest Roy Sivan w Host Zac Gordon

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In this episode we hear stories from JS for WP Influencer, Roy Sivan, about his experience Learning JavaScript Deeply. Roy is one of the leading Angular for WordPress developers and has his own show at The WP Crowd. He also gives great advice for people looking to Learn JavaScript Deeply on their own as well. If you want to hear Roy get controversial, skip to about 16 1/2 minutes into the show.

Jan 10 2017 · 53mins
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Episode 9: Zac Gordon & Javascript for WordPress

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In this episode, Zac and I get deep about how he built his online learning course, Javascript for WordPress! We discuss the tools he used, coming up with content, and how often the best course of action is to pay the pros to get the high quality work. It’s a great episode, with lots of show notes.

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Oct 18 2016 ·
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Episode 19: JavaScript for WordPress Master Course with Zac Gordon

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Show Takeaways

You should sign up for Zac’s JavaScript for WP course!

Zac’s course will help you deeply learn JavaScript In WordPress. His course will cover JavaScript methods and principles that apply to all types of JavaScript rather than specific JS frameworks.

The course will teach you how to develop a JavaScript application using WordPress, the REST API and JavaScript.

Mentors are fabulous to help you make decisions when you’re writing an online course.

Show Notes

  • Zac tells us how he first started using WordPress.
  • We learn how long it used to take Zac to create, record and edit WordPress tutorials for Team Treehouse.
  • 2016 is “The Year of The WordPress” course.
  • We touch on a few LMS plugins.
  • We chat about different JavaScript frameworks that Zac has used and the differences between them.
  • We ask Zac when he first started using the REST API.
  • Zac shares how choosing the best user authentication for the REST API is a difficult task.
  • We chat about WordPress themes powered by the REST API and PHP fallbacks.
  • Zac shares how important his WordPress mentors have been for helping make decisions with his course.
  • What can a WordPress PHP dev expect to take away from Zac’s course?
  • Tom pops in for some rapid-fire questions.
Get In Touch With Zac

You can find Zac on Twitter and you can sign up for Zac’s JavaScript for WordPress course.

Feb 17 2016 · 53mins