Brad Touesnard is an entrepreneur, podcaster, developer, and designer living in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Posts published in 2013

In Defense of Universal Product Support

A friend once told me a story about a roommate he had that was never around. But he’d show up once in a while, turn on the hot water, and leave it runn...

Why WP App Store Failed

TL;DR  — WP App Store failed because I failed to get it into people’s WordPress dashboards, it didn’t really solve any painful problem, and ...

Keeping an Open Mind

Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in. ? Isaac Asimov I have a little stor...

Pippin And I Have Started A Podcast

I’ve teamed up with Pippin Williamson to talk about WordPress development in a new podcast called Apply Filters. As in apply_filters( 'podcast', $brad,...

Redesigned

TL;DR — The Newsweek redesign finally pushed me over the edge to redesign my site after four years. I’d been itching to redesign my site for the bett...

Stop Avoiding Regular Expressions Damn It

If you develop in Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Javascript (or pretty much any other language with its roots in Unix) and don’t know regular expressions, yo...

Why Firefox DevTools?

Alex Limi (from Mozilla) published an excellent post yesterday assessing the current settings control panel in Firefox. Many of the options are unused by 99%...

The Best Time to Buy is Now

My first WP Daily guest post was just published. Here’s a taste: Last year, I bought a sofa for my office from Costco. It went on sale two weeks late...

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