Video: WordCamp Dallas Presentation

PHoto from WordCamp DallasFor those who have been wanting to see my presentation from WordCamp Dallas. The video of my session was posted last night and I am embedding it below for you to see.

Most of the readers of this site may think that this talk is a little bit on the basic side. It was definitely an introductory discussion that may be a little bit below some of the long-term readers of this site. However, as I found out compiling my notes, a refresher course never hurts either.

I want to give a special thanks to John P. for arranging the video and getting it online as well as the wonderful people working for the city of Frisco, TX for both allowing us to host the event in their town hall and for doing the video editing and making me look almost good.

The video is below followed by links to other session videos as well as some of my personal WordCamp memories.

Other Sessions

Here are the other sessions that are currently available:

There are other sessions slated to go up later this week or early next so pay attention to John P’s blog and see if any of the new sessions posted are of interest!

Personal Memories

WordCamp Dallas was a lifetime of memories in a few short days. I can not even begin to thank all of the people I met for making it special but I do want to thank Charles Stricklin, the nice people at the city of Frisco and everyone that contributed to the event. It was a great time.

With that in mind, here are, in no particular order, five of the strongest memories I’ve carried away from the event.

  1. The unveiling of Woopra.
  2. Matt Mullenweg announcing the release of WordPress 2.5 and 100s of laptops start firing up.
  3. Lorelle ordering a large vegetable plate at a steakhouse and making all of the meat eaters, myself included, jealous.
  4. Matt Mullenweg “hijacking” my laptop during the WordPress Podcast and using my beat up computer (his fingerprints are worth way more than the laptop).
  5. Seeing Lorelle, Liz, Charles and everyone else for the first time in person and realizing that they are just as wonderful face to face as they are over the Web.

All in all, the experience was great and I can not wait until next year!

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Jonathan Bailey
Jonathan Bailey

Patrick: Thanks for the congrats!

Lorelle: Yes, he did, I have to take part of the blame. It was when we were talking about other companies that use WP, I pulled up the page on WP.org on my site and turned the monitor so he could read from it, he then took it and started working on it to find something else he was looking for. It was pretty funny.

Funny considering that laptop was a POS when I bought it 2 years ago and has since been beaten, dropped and kicked.

Yes, everyone's food was gorgeous, but I think only yours rose to art. I almost turned vegetarian right then. A lot closer than one might think...

Thank you for the compliments and it was great fun indeed!

Jonathan Bailey
Jonathan Bailey

Patrick: Thanks for the congrats!

Lorelle: Yes, he did, I have to take part of the blame. It was when we were talking about other companies that use WP, I pulled up the page on WP.org on my site and turned the monitor so he could read from it, he then took it and started working on it to find something else he was looking for. It was pretty funny.

Funny considering that laptop was a POS when I bought it 2 years ago and has since been beaten, dropped and kicked.

Yes, everyone's food was gorgeous, but I think only yours rose to art. I almost turned vegetarian right then. A lot closer than one might think...

Thank you for the compliments and it was great fun indeed!

Lorelle
Lorelle

Did Matt really hijack your puter? Shame on him. Matt, get your own...thousand or three. :D

You rocked the place, Jonathan, with a very tough subject. But you had them totally engrossed - with you all the way. Brilliant!!!

We had such fun, and I honestly loved the look on everyone's face as they envied my beautiful piece of vegetable collage artwork. It was gorgeous. As was everyone else's meal. Work of art food.

What fun. Wish all WordCamps were that much fun. This one beat the rest, hands up and down.

Lorelle
Lorelle

Did Matt really hijack your puter? Shame on him. Matt, get your own...thousand or three. :D

You rocked the place, Jonathan, with a very tough subject. But you had them totally engrossed - with you all the way. Brilliant!!!

We had such fun, and I honestly loved the look on everyone's face as they envied my beautiful piece of vegetable collage artwork. It was gorgeous. As was everyone else's meal. Work of art food.

What fun. Wish all WordCamps were that much fun. This one beat the rest, hands up and down.

Patrick
Patrick

Congrats again, good stuff. :)

Patrick

Patrick
Patrick

Congrats again, good stuff. :)

Patrick