This past weekend, Syed Balkhi (@syedbalkhi) from WPBeginner was attending WordCamp Birmingham. After arriving in town, Friday Afternoon, he had dinner with Tammy Hart (@tammyhart) and her family. She is an amazing person; an Automattic Certified WordPress Consultant; a person who really knows how to Freelance with WordPress. The event started on Saturday morning at University of Alabama where Syed Balkhi kicked off the Developer session with his presentation: How to Speed up WordPress and Boost Site Performance.
There were some amazing people there from the WordPress community. Few that stood out were: Andrew Nacin (@nacin), one of the WordPress core contributor. Samuel Woods (@otto42), the guy behind Simple Facebook Connect Plugin, Simple Twitter Connect and more. Mitch Canter (@studionashvegas) a very well reputed WordPress developer. Dougal Campbell (@dougal) one of the three most important people in WordPress history in Matt Mullenweg’s list.
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This trip was kindly sponsored by MaxCDN. They gave us awesome T-Shirts and an exclusive 50% off Coupon “wcbhm10” which you should use right now.