DE{CODE} 2020: The virtual developer conference.

Alain Schlesser



Alain is a freelance software engineer, WordPress consultant and Google Developers Expert in Web Technologies living in Germany.

He is the maintainer of WP-CLI, the command-line interface for WordPress and works on WordPress Core itself as a contributor and component maintainer.

He offers higher-level consulting, code reviews and software design coaching, enabling companies to deal with frequent change and ever-growing complexity while optimizing for reduced maintenance effort and lower total cost of ownership.

Passionate about software architecture and code quality, he never misses an opportunity to share best practices and tries to live up to his educational aspirations through public speaking and blogging.

You can read his thoughts on code & other things at or say hello on Twitter under the handle @schlessera.


8:50 AM - 9:45 AM CST

Rick Knudtson

Finding Your Perfect Development Workflow

From simple updates to complex deployment pipelines everyone needs a workflow that meets their needs. We’ll take a look at a few key approaches to WordPress development workflows so you can find the tools and processes that work best for you.

Co-Founder & CPO at Flywheel

Aurooba Ahmed

Front-end web developer

Alain Schlesser

Maintainer of WP-CLI & Freelance Software Engineer

Attend DE{CODE} 2020

DE{CODE} is a developer-focused event that will take place virtually, and is dedicated to help you advance your WordPress expertise, so you can create better performing websites. A live-streamed event, DE{CODE} will feature 12 expert-led sessions on how to leverage WordPress for easy setups, fast builds, smooth launches, and effortless maintenance.