When to say “No”: The good, the bad, & the ugly

July 2nd 2015, by Iain McPherson

Business people, especially those that run their own businesses, are terrible at saying no. It’s understandable - our instinct is to please, take on new work, and keep our clients happy. If you’re staring at a gap in the schedule,...

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Introducing Ship: Publishing your WordPress Plugin

July 1st 2015, by Jason Agnew

Since releasing Herbert I’ve been asked the same question a lot — “How do I publish my plugin on WordPress.org?”. In the past I would sent people the link to the WordPress docs (here), but that’s not the only problem....

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Introducing Suzie: Our WordPress Starter Kit

June 23rd 2015, by Jason Agnew

I’m very excited to announce our next open source project; Suzie. If you haven’t been following our progress over the last few months we’ve been giving back to the community with Herbert — a WordPress plugin framework, and Peggy —...

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Deploying your PHP app onto DigitalOcean with Peggy

June 15th 2015, by Big Bite Creative

We recently launched Peggy and in this post I will walk you though how to use it deploy your PHP apps: focusing on WordPress, Craft CMS and Laravel. Below is a diagram to explain the relationships in Peggy, don’t worry...

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It’s my time to start giving back

June 15th 2015, by Ollie Barker

A couple of weeks ago I had a little downtime at work. Trying to remain proactive pushed me towards creating a design freebie to upload for other designers to do with what they wished, hoping someone would find it useful...

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Introducing Peggy: DevOps without the hassle

June 13th 2015, by Jason Agnew

Here at Big Bite, we’re pretty excited to announce the launch of our first product — Peggy — and it’s free! Peggy was originally an internal tool that helped us manage our DevOps; or, put simply, it helped us build...

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Hands off my Office!

June 12th 2015, by Jason Agnew

Remote working and the death of the office may be the ultimate disruption of old-fashioned, pre-Silicon Valley corporate culture, but I’m still not convinced. Working Differently I’m lucky enough to spend time meeting fascinating people, who run other tech companies,...

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The story of Herbert: Why it required a complete rewrite

June 11th 2015, by Jason Agnew

I’d spent most of the night laying awake wondering if I’d ever get over my feeling of Imposter Syndrome. It was a cold November morning in 2014 and the sense that I wasn’t a ‘real’ developer had plagued me for...

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We’re in danger of ruining apprenticeships

June 10th 2015, by Iain McPherson

It’s time we talked about apprenticeships. Why? Because every day I receive dozens of calls, emails and LinkedIn messages like this one: I trust you are well and keeping busy. Just a quick question, does your company or anyone you...

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A look into writing future CSS with PostCSS and cssnext

June 9th 2015, by Mark Goodyear

Used by the likes of Twitter, Google and the BBC, I decided to take a look into the world of CSS post-processing with PostCSS to see what it's all about. What is PostCSS? PostCSS is a CSS post-processor that transforms...

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