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ArchiveOctober 2018

Closing Party

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Last night was the closing party which officially ends the Grand Meetup.

The party was held at Epcot Center not too far from our hotel. It was a blast! The food, the band (our own Automatticians), the fireworks, just an amazing experience as always! View the album here!

First Commit to WordPress Core

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This week during the Grand Meetup I was in a class called "Contributing to Core". It was such a great class in that I got an inside view to all things WordPress Core. By the end of class I had my very first commit to WordPress Core. The commit was a fix for #45028 that my co-worker filed during the class.

A8CGM – Harry Potter

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Tonight we took over Universal Studios and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Just us! The entire park to ourselves. No lines for rides, unlimited food and drinks, including my favorite beer and Butter Beer! I had 4 cups of the frozen Butter Beer! I can't even begin to describe how amazing the experience was. My team, my co-workers, we are like a huge family and we got have a blast hanging out...

Keynote Speaker

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During the GM we have a few speakers come and give a talk. This morning was Cheryl Strayed. Until today I had not heard of her, but it seems like I may have been hiding under a rock. ๐Ÿ™‚ Her talk was great and very inspiring. I enjoyed it quite a bit and had several moments where I felt like she was talking directly to me. I was able to grab her book “Wild” and have it signed. I am...

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