One of the biggest criticisms aimed at WordPress and many of the developers within our ecosystem is the overuse of procedural coding and lack of proper object-oriented coding principles.
It’s a topic that’s been discussed over and over, including an episode on the Mastermind.fm show. In fact, Carl Alexander, one of the major OOP evangelists in the WP world, was on that show. The great news is that he has just released a course about object-oriented programming in WordPress. Together with Tom McFarlin and Alain Schlesser he has been one of my goto people in WordPress whenever I wanted to recommend learning materials to people getting started with programming in WordPress.
There are 4 packages to choose from, starting from the cheapest at $39 for the book in PDF format, and going all the way to $999 package that includes two code review sessions for your team. I think the latter is a great option if you’re assembling a team that’s building WordPress products and want to make sure that all your developers are following sound patterns when building the products.
For everyone else, I would highly recommend the $249 complete package. » Read More