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On Saturday, May 24th, 2014, three members of WPML team will speak in Saigon, at WordPress meetup under the heading “Building sites with WordPress”.

Andrea Sciamanna, WPML lead developer, will present best practices for plugin development during his workshop. Amir Helzer, WPML project manager and CTO of the OnTheGoSystems­ company will reveal some secrets behind successful business building around a WordPress plugin. Dat Hoang, WPML support member and the main meetup organizer will show how to build WordPress sites efficiently with existing themes and plugins.

Additionally more than ten local Vietnamese people applied as speakers.

Meetup agenda

The lectures will took place in parallel in two separate rooms. More advanced topic will be presented in developers room, more general WordPress topics – in users room.

Here’s how the full meetup agenda looks like:

TimeUsers' track (room 1)Developers' track (room 2)
08:15-09:15Registration 
09:15-09:30Opening remarks
Dat Hoang
 
09:30-10:15[VI] How to build WordPress sites efficiently with existing themes and plugins
Dat Hoang
[VI] WordPress themes from scratch. A guide how to create a theme from the beginning to the end
Man Vo
10:15-10:30Break
10:30-11:15[VI] Developers and Customers: how we can understand each other
Phong Lam
[EN] Best practices for plugin development: create a WordPress plugin from scratch (presentation plus workshop) – part 1.
Andrea Sciamanna
11:15-12:00[VI] Using the WordPress HTML Text Widget to build some extra things
Anh Thien
[EN] Best practices for plugin development: create a WordPress plugin from scratch (presentation plus workshop) – part 2.
Andrea Sciamanna
12:00-13:00Lunch
13:00-13:45[VI] Implement WooCommerce and the real case-studies: using WooCommerce for business.
Duy Luong
[VI] WordPress usage at Project Lana. How we leverage WordPress Multisite to serve millions of users per month. Project Lana WordPress Team
13:45-14:30[VI] Speed up your WordPress site in live action
Thong Tran
[EN] Do Less Work By Securing Your WordPress Site From Hackers
Thomas Howard
14:30-14:45Break
14:45-15:30[EN] How to build a business around a WordPress plugin
Amir Helzer
15:30Networking and job interviews

Speakers

Dat Hoang

Dat Hoang
Dat Hoang

WPML support team member and Saigon WordPress Meetup organizer.

Topic: How to build WordPress sites efficiently with existing themes and plugins

Man Vo

Man Vo
Man Vo

An official in the daylight and a developer in the night. A developer and a manager at Izwebz.com

An interview with Man [vi]

Topic: WordPress themes from scratch. A guide how to create a theme from the beginning to the end

Phong Lam

Phong Lam
Phong Lam

A freelancer working in marketing – copywriting – designing & LAMP developing.
Websites are www.contentaz.com and www.cancaucom.com .

An interview with Phong [en]

Topic: Developers and Customers: how we can understand each other

Andrea Sciamanna

Andrea Sciamanna
Andrea Sciamanna

WPML Multilingual plugin lead developer

An interview with Andrea [en]

Topic (presentation plus workshop): Best practices for plugin development: create a WordPress plugin from scratch

Anh Thien

Anh Thien
Anh Thien

A WordPress Eethusiast. Works with freelance team that runs a service for Website Content Update & Layout.

An interview with Anh [en]

Topic: Using the WordPress HTML Text Widget to build some extra things

Duy Luong

Duy Luong
Duy Luong

A developer doing Singapore projects. A businessman in some industries: tourism, furniture and fashion.

An interview with Duy [vi]

Topic: Implement WooCommerce and the real case-studies: using WooCommerce for business.

Project Lana WordPress Team

Project Lana WordPress Team
Project Lana WordPress Team

A team which builds execllent sites for Webtretho.com

An interview with the team [vi]

Topic: WordPress usage at Project Lana. How we leverage WordPress Multisite to serve millions of users per month.

Thong Tran

Thong Tran
Thong Tran

The founder of foobla.com (Joomla) and wpbriz.com (WP Pipes)

An interview with Thong [vi]

Topic: Speed up your WordPress site in live action

Thomas Howard

Thomas Howard
Thomas Howard

The founder of MakeWP.com, a WordPress development company providing services to businesses and agencies in the US.

An interview with Thomas [en]

Topic: Do Less Work By Securing Your WordPress Site From Hackers

Amir Helzer

Amir Helzer
Amir Helzer

The founder and the CTO of OnTheGoSystems­ company. With WordPress since 2007.

An interview with Amir [en]

Topic: How to build a business around a WordPress plugin

Your last chance to register

If you are from Vietnam and haven’t registered so far, join now! Taking part in the event is an ideal opportunity not only to broaden your WordPress knowledge but also to meet new interesting people.