WordPress: I Didn’t know it could do that!

WordPress is often seen as a second runner among PHP building tools, still given the dreaded moniker of “just a blogging tool” by people who’ve been living under a rock for the past few years. It’s grown quite a bit since it’s early days, and is capable of becoming a user-friendly heart and brain of a web application.

We’ll take a tour of some cool sites and apps that are built around WordPress, and discuss how they’re pushing the limits of this CMS. We’re also going to cover some of the features of WordPress that make it ideal to begin application development, and shortcuts to get there.