Within a year of releasing eShop I managed to get it onto the WordPress plugin repository. It certainly increased the number of downloads, and even brought in a little money – not that that was ever the intent. But I have become more and more frustrated ever since the Compatibility section was added to the plugins page. Why? because of the number of times that someone has marked it as Not Working – well sort of. Continue reading →
A few versions back I added in some functionality to my plugin, eShop, for users to view their orders. I called the file user.php. A lot of my other files have a preface of eshop_ in them. Now at the time I thought nothing of doing this, thinking the naming was suitable. Turns out it was, but caused major grief for IIS users.
ensure it does what it is supposed to, and isn’t over engineered with useless crap. All I did was look for a simple function to create a WordPress query, gave up and used my own, a smaller and better one in the end.
I only looked because the query was something I couldn’t get at very easily to see if anything was going wrong. Time to start having faith in my skills I think.
A novice asked the master: "What is the true meaning of programming?" The master replied: "Eat when you are hungry, sleep when you are fatigued, program when the moment is right." The Zen of Programming