Buddypress: Set Up A Custom BP_Component

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A BuddyPress component is the perfect approach to adding custom functionality to your BuddyPress installation. BP_Component These components are actually the same components used to provide Groups, Activities, Blogs, Forums, Profile Extensions, etc. to BuddyPress out of the box. Other than the code snippet thrown on the codex, there currently wasn’t any tutorials to guide a…

Setup Local SSL

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In development security is obviously an important variable to the whole equation but it can be difficult to understand the many layers of security that take place from the request of a client to the delivery from a server. One of those layers that you may be aware of but unfamiliar with is Secure Sockets Layer…

How to Deploy a Release Package in Salesforce

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With each new feature release, bug squashing, and spring cleaning of your code base there is the inevitable deployment process which can be daunting at first and frustrating if not structured well. Develop and deploy faster! After many deployments I’ve setup a process streamlines this task within development. Setup a Release Package In your local Salesforce…

Hello World: Development for the Community

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Its been said that, “it takes a village to raise a child”, and I would adapt that to say “it takes a community to raise a developer.” The truth is any type of development is a continual process that never really ends, rather it transitions into stages. Whether you’re a seasoned developer or a complete…