Article Tools DICKSON CITY — At the Scranton area’s first WordCamp training session, bloggers, online publishers and developers honed their mastery of the software that powers nearly a quarter of the world’s top 10 million websites. WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg, 31, was at Johnson College Wednesday to speak with the 120 attendees who signed up to learn more about the open-source platform. Open-source software designers make the language at the root of their product available for anyone to tweak. That leads to a community of ad-hoc developers that Mr. Mullenweg called a “do-ocracy,” where those who do the most work have the most influence on its direction. WordPress’s mission is to “democratize publishing,” he said. “Any single person in this room can have an influence on a platform that 1 billion people can touch,” he said. While WordCamps happen all over the world, several local developers worked together to put on Scranton’s first. Organizer Joseph Casabona said he knew of many WordPress developers in the area who had yet to come together. “I hoped this would bring them out of the woodwork to meet each other,” he said. Attendees could pick two tracks for the symposium, user
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