Update #56 Gutenberg Block Development, User Intros and how to get your clients ready & more.

Today's edition of the Gutenberg Times updates brings you blog posts, updates, Tweets and Videos around the net. We started in Update 54 to color code the sections. What do you think? It still a bit rough around the edges. Hopefully, I get better at organizing all the tidbits. Enjoy and leave a comment! — Birgit

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Zac Gordon, educator of WordPress developers for many year as a guest on the WordPress Weekly podcast hosted by Jeff Chandler and John James Jacoby. Topics: The making of Gutenberg Dev Course when everything is still in flux and might even be renamed. The principles on how to create blocks apply, though. 

If you want to contribute to Gutenberg Code and are a first time contributor, Daniel Bachhuber collected a few Good First Issues for you, so you don't have to read through all 500+ issues to find one you might be able to tackle. 

Good first Gutenberg issues

Gutenberg is also a popular topic at WordCamps and WordPress Meetups around the world. Here is a great example of developer demos by Lara Schenck.

Lara Schenck started exploring Gutenberg Block Development.

In his latest blog post, Rich Tabor takes are beyond the Gutenberg Block

A big block is Pootlepress's plugin "Caxton" brings us the GridBlock. Gutenberg Hub has taken a closer look … 

A Conversations with Ben Pines – Chief Marketing Officer of Elementor Page Builder – If you want to skip to the Gutenberg part, Ben talks about it 11 minutes into the interview. 

"If users are given a little guidance and a sandbox where they can learn the new editor without breaking anything, they should be able to make the switch without too much drama." Brian DeConinck, NC State after user testing.

Brian DeConinck

Gaurav Kumar's introduction to Gutenberg for content creators and bloggers is comprehensive and extremely helpful.

A small agency preparing for Gutenberg

This plugin is on our list for testing in the next couple of weeks. 

Blocks Layouts
Rendering Dynamic Gutenberg Blocks in Theme Template Parts
Will the WordPress Gutenberg Editor Make Content Creation Better?

Pretty cool: Gutenblock that fetch lyrics of songs.

Pictures from around the world