GitHub Updater and Error Messages

GitHub Updater error message

GitHub Updater now gives some feedback when the API responds with an error. What I’ve done is capture the HTTP error code and add that to an admin_head hook. I’ve also included some data if the error is the result of banging against GitHub API’s rate limit for unauthenticated accesses. Error Codes As these are … Read more

GitHub Updater Logo

GitHub Updater logo

So just a couple of weeks later and I now have a logo for GitHub Updater. I worked with Mark at @LogoMajestic and I must say after a few initial concepts from LogoMajestic I sent them a quick sketch of my concept and they nailed it in the first go round. From Concept To Result … Read more

Looking for a Logo

GitHub Updater logo concept

So here I am being a sponsor for @WordCampSD. I received an email asking for a logo. Oops. I don’t really have one. I was asked for a company name and the only company I belong to is Desert Trauma Surgeons. I’m not a partner so I can’t really use their logo. That’s when I … Read more

GitHub Updater 4.1.0

GitHub Updater v4.1.0 has been pushed and tagged. Thanks to My Bug Reporters First, I need to thank Jeremy Saxey, Matt Redford, and w33zy for their bug reports and help in squishing them. Some bugs are difficult to reproduce as everyone’s installation is a bit different. What this means is that some bugs when a … Read more

GitHub Updater and Remote Installation

So GitHub Updater v4.0.0 is out. It includes a huge refactoring and now requires PHP 5.3 or better. GitHub Updater now uses namespacing and PSR 4 autoloading. I read a recent WP Tavern article and showed me what others are doing in the same space. I was intrigued. WP Pusher has done terrific work in … Read more

Refactoring and Autoloaders

There are always a couple of plugins that require either constant care and upkeep or you just want to keep making them better. I have 2 plugins that I put more care and feeding into than others. These are GitHub Updater and The Events Calendar Category Colors. Both of these projects are free and open … Read more