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Director of WordPress Platform Services at Alley Interactive. WordCamp Speaker. Core contributor.

Author: Tom

Taking back Time Tracking

This weekend’s side project gets into one of the larger struggles I’ve been having over the last year. Tracking my time. Aside from actually doing work, tracking time spent on those tasks is just about the most important thing I need to be doing¬†multiple times every single day. I don’t know why, but pushing a […]

Creating a Productive Environment: Sleep

In the development community, talks about creating productive environments many times focus on workflows and development tools. Writing code is only part of the equation! Our ability to get in the right mindset and the efficiency at which we write code play a large part in delivering quality projects and solutions. Many factors play into […]

Alleyversary: Year One at Alley Interactive

The alarms on my phone sounded, I set 11 every night.¬†About 2 hours later, they continued. Upon finally waking, I groggily shuffled to my office, where my computer was dead. The night before, I placed my headphones down on the desk, which had disconnected the power cord from its home nestled against the side of […]

Joining Alley Interactive

The other day in my post “The Hardest Thing I Did This Year“, I mentioned that I’ve ended my run as Senior Developer at Code and Theory. What I didn’t mention, and I’m excited to announce, is that I’ve joined Alley Interactive. Alley is an agency that focuses on working with large publishers in media, […]

A Look at 2014 Resolutions

Last December, I made my resolutions for 2014. With the year pretty much over, I want to take a look back at how I did with those resolutions. Here they are: Be more active in the WordPress community Contribute regularly to WooThemes projects Become proficient in Backbone.js Normal sleep schedule and eating habits Launch e-commerce […]

WorldPress: WordCamp Saratoga Unleashed

The first WordCamp Saratoga was this weekend and it was awesome. Everyone did a fantastic job organizing the event and I can’t wait to come back next year. The name tags were very nicely done, and that is where this story begins. Aside from just having my name, it says “Say Hi”. I made a […]

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Tom Harrigan

Director of WordPress Platform Services at Alley Interactive

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