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I'm on twitter @dancameron and this is my site so you'll want to read my about page too.

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The Case for Using Single Licenses and How to Implement with Easy Digital Downloads & Software Licensing

At Sprout Apps I wanted Sprout Invoices to be the only product that had a license, with all add-ons (or extensions) using that license to receive automatic updates (or validate against). This provides a lot of benefits, mainly:  a better customer experience, and improved recurring sales. If you’re not with me, consider your customer’s point […]

Catching up in the WordPress Community

I have been releasing plugins and themes since the early days (~1.0) and I’ve been doing professional WordPress development for 6 years, but I only recently realized that I’ve become out of loop with the WP community. There’s so many new sub-groups: premium sellers, WP agencies and a ton of shops. Looking back (beyond 6 years ago) I fit into a few […]

Jumping Head First into the Unknown WordPress Project

For the last several years I’ve working hard, head down developing and supporting Smart eCart (formally GBS) . Recently I’ve moved away from working full-time on that project but found myself without a clear direction as to what was next. I contemplating getting back into full-time freelancing web development; for a stretch I was toying with getting a “real job” […]

Contributing

My experience with contributing to WordPress core has been awful and after years of convincing myself it’s gotten better the results might be the same. Hopefully my feeling of discouragement changes because I really want to be involved.

WordPress Clearing All Transients on Upgrade

Nacin just tweeted about a little changeset in WordPress trunk that will delete all transients after an upgrade. Wondering how controversial this will be… WordPress trunk will clear all transients during upgrade. http://t.co/6eGGO8lAXv — Andrew Nacin (@nacin) September 12, 2013 Obviously someone is going to make this “controversial”, there always is with a huge project […]

Dan Cameron

I build stuff with WordPress

I'm currently building Sprout Apps to help small businesses and freelancers running WordPress.