Ivan Brezak Brkan is going to tell us a love story between WordPress and Netokracija – the leading Tech Blog in the Balkans

Ivan Brezak Brkan is the founder and editor of Netokracija – a story of which he will tell us at WordCamp Zagreb (Photo by: Vjekoslav Skledar/Telegram)

Ivan Brezak Brkan is one of those guys who is part of the ever-growing Croatian IT scene for years and whatever you think about him – you cannot be indifferent. Some of us know him from his early days, writing for Bug and Mreža — both well established and respected Croatian IT magazines — and some of us may know him while writing for Techcrunch. But that was before he started his “pet project” Netokracija – now a leading Balkans tech blog often referred as “The Techcrunch of the Balkans”. Continue reading “Ivan Brezak Brkan is going to tell us a love story between WordPress and Netokracija – the leading Tech Blog in the Balkans”

Milan Ivanović – man who lives and breathes WordPress will chat about WordCamps and why are they important

Milan Ivanović in the zone at WordCamp Europe 2017 in Paris

Milan lives and breathes WordPress: he’s the WordPress.org global translation editor, WordPress Serbia lead and one of WordCamp Europe organizers. One of the lecturers of the WordPress Academy in Serbia, giving talks and free WordPress Workshops. WordCamp volunteer, speaker, and organizer. Milan is the member of the Theme Review and Community Get Involved Teams. In spare time he holds WordPress lectures and collects WordCamp T-shirts. Continue reading “Milan Ivanović – man who lives and breathes WordPress will chat about WordCamps and why are they important”

Bernhard Kau – how the need for developing a new default WordCamp theme appeared

Bernhard Kau sharing his knowledge at WordCamp Frankfurt 2016

Bernhard Kau is a PHP developer, living in Berlin, working in the beautiful Babelsberg and he is a passionate WordPress user. Bernhard codes plugins as a hobby and organize WordPress events, like the Meetup in Berlin. Continue reading “Bernhard Kau – how the need for developing a new default WordCamp theme appeared”

Miroslav Mađarić – we underestimate the need and the power of collaboration

Miroslav Mađarić – we underestimate the need and the power of collaboration

One of the talk submissions we got this year was the one from Miroslav Mađarić, so far the oldest and most experienced of all the speakers that talked at any of the previous WordCamps in Croatia. We are delighted to have Miroslav with us this year with a topic about WordPress being a perfect tool for idea crowdsourcing. We talked with Miroslav about his early years as a student in 1970 towards what he does today – innovation management. Continue reading “Miroslav Mađarić – we underestimate the need and the power of collaboration”

Ratko Šolaja will reveal misconceptions and secrets about plugin creation

Ratko Šolaja giving a talk at WordCamp Belgrade

Ratko Šolaja is CEO of a little company called VueLabs, Senior WordPress Developer at Toptal, regular WordPress / WordCamp Speaker, husband and much more. Continue reading “Ratko Šolaja will reveal misconceptions and secrets about plugin creation”

Goran Jakovljević will lead you through the Premium WordPress plugin story

Goran giving a talk at Konverzija – regional e-business conference in Banja Luka

Goran Jakovljević is a web developer and he has been working with WordPress for like 6 to 7 years now. Goran likes traveling, playing with his lovely cat Optimus, watching movies and working, sometimes even too hard. Continue reading “Goran Jakovljević will lead you through the Premium WordPress plugin story”

Dario Jazbec Hrvatin will explain how to get inspired in Open Source world

Dario Jazbec Hrvatin
Dario Jazbec Hrvatin speaking at WordCamp Europe 2017 in Paris

Dario Jazbec Hrvatin started as a web developer, but now he works as remote documentation manager and usability consultant with OnTheGoSystems, creators of WPML and Toolset plugins. He is a huge WordPress fan, and since his earliest freelancing years as a developer, he has always used WordPress as the main tool.

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Alexandra Draghici talks about the benefits of public speaking, to her past experiences – good and bad

Alexandra Draghici speaking at WordCamp Europe 2017 in Paris (Photo by Steve Blythe)

Alexandra Draghici comes from Romania where she works as a product manager for 123ContactForm — the creators of very popular plugin for building forms in WordPress — CaptainForm. I met Alexandra for the first time in Vienna on last year’s WordCamp Europe and once more on WordCamp Belfast where she gave a talk about the user interface messages we commonly see and interact with. Her talk in Zagreb will be different than most of the previous ones, as she will be speaking about her personal WordPress experience in a story you shouldn’t miss. Today we’re talking with Alexandra about some of these experiences. Continue reading “Alexandra Draghici talks about the benefits of public speaking, to her past experiences – good and bad”

Meet the world of code sniffing with Denis Žoljom

Denis Žoljom talking about coding standards

Denis Žoljom is WordPress Engineer at Infinum, a design and development agency from Zagreb, Croatia. He has a strong passion for physics, writing development tutorials and lately, reviewing WordPress themes. Continue reading “Meet the world of code sniffing with Denis Žoljom”

Ante Šepić will help you with plugin development setup

Ante Šepić
Ante Šepić volunteering at WordCamp Split

WordPress is famously known for its 5-minute installation and hassle-free user experience. But when it comes to the development of websites, themes or plugins requirements are different to that of an end user. So roll up your sleeves and get ready to take some notes! Because Ante Šepić will help you from cow-boy coding and show you the modern tools and practice.

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