Julien Melissas

Julien Melissas

I'm a Web Developer, Foodie, and Music Lover/Maker living in Asheville, NC. Sometimes I blog. I make things on the web at Craftpeak & JM Labs.


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“How the internet works” Slides

Posted on June 6th, 2016.

Slides from my #WCAVL talk.

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JS Framework Showdown Slides

Posted on June 4th, 2016.

Here be the slides from my WordCamp Asheville 2016 talk!

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This is how easy it is to get data from the WP-API

Posted on April 6th, 2016.

So I was at a #WCAVL planning meeting today and was trying to come up with a talk idea, and noticed we haven’t had many JS submissions. I thought: “oh hey – maybe it’d be cool for me to do one comparing using the WP-API with React, Angular, Backbone, etc…” Someone said: “there’s no way you could fit […]

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Using Angular.js and Sage

Posted on October 7th, 2015.

Angular + Sage? ezpz as Austin would say.

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WordCamp Asheville Ipsum

Posted on July 25th, 2015.

WordCamp Asheville is going great. Here's some general terms that are being tossed around.

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Slides from WordCamp Atlanta 2015

Posted on March 30th, 2015.

I spoke at WordCamp Atlanta 2015 on the Sage starter theme. Here are the slides.

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Simple Bootstrap Shortcodes Plugin

Posted on November 22nd, 2014.

For any of you Roots developers out there, or really anyone who has a WordPress theme that uses Bootstrap 3, this little plugin that I created might be helpful.

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Slides from WordCamp Raleigh 2014

Posted on November 8th, 2014.

Hope you enjoyed the presentation at #wcraleigh. I covered the Roots starter theme in a talk titled "Roots: The starter theme that will make you a better developer".

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Setting the alt attribute from an ACF image object

Posted on August 24th, 2014.

You want to make sure your site always has an alt attribute for every single IMG tag for usability reasons, right? Yes. The answer to that question is yes. This is how to get one with ACF, without having to fill in the alt field for every single media object.

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My slides from WordCamp Asheville 2014

Posted on June 1st, 2014.

Hey all! Hope you enjoyed my presentation at #wcavl. For those who don't know - I spoke about "Building better websites through Collaboration, Communication, and Consistency."