Markdown-powered creation of authentic-looking D&D Fifth Edition adventures

Scott Tolksdorf's The Homebrewery: The Homebrewery makes the creation and sharing of authentic looking Fifth-Edition homebrews easy. It uses Markdown with a little CSS magic to make your brews come to life. I'm Dungeon Master of a group currently playing the Storm King's Thunde adventure. Last weekend, my 12 year old nephew was visiting, and … Continue reading Markdown-powered creation of authentic-looking D&D Fifth Edition adventures

Organising Github Issues

Zach Dunn, writing for Robin Powered, Inc: "How we organize GitHub issues: A simple styleguide for tagging" For people who make software, the internet has no shortage of best practice for workflow organization like Git Flow, release versioning, GitHub, etc. When you get to the topic of issue management, the reading material plummets. At Robin, … Continue reading Organising Github Issues

Welcoming Stephen Harris to the WordHat team

Behat is deceptively simple to set up, even without a using a helpful framework like WordHat or the Behat Drupal Extension, which provide flexible integration options, and a range of pre-built and ready-to-use step definitions, for their platforms of choice. When I started building WordHat, I spent several months researching other Behat implementations for WordPress (other projects, … Continue reading Welcoming Stephen Harris to the WordHat team


I'm pleased to announce WordHat. WordHat is an integration layer between Behat, Mink, and WordPress, providing WordPress-specific functionality for common testing scenarios specific to WordPress sites. Behat is a behaviour-driven development framework for PHP, but it can also be used for automated, in-browser testing. This article on ThinkShout's site gives a good introduction to Behat … Continue reading WordHat