Resources on how to build custom WordPress Themes for beginners
- WordCamp Chicago 2014 - Heather Acton: Introduction to Custom Theming
- WordCamp Nashville 2013 - Steve Wilkison: An Introduction To Creating Custom WordPress Themes
- WordCamp London 2015 - Samantha Miller: The Basics of Unique Theme Development
- WordCamp Montréal 2013 - Kirk Wight: Fundamentals Of Theme Development
- And a lot of additional videos around theme development on wordpress.tv
I've not found a lot of developer-centric workpress podcasts that would allow me to learn about WordPress via audio. However, here are podcasts that seem to touch developer topics at least:
Theme Development Frameworks
Yeah, there exist theme development frameworks as well. See the list.
Places where WordPress developers hang out.
- ThemeShaper Blog, home of the Automattic theme devision
- StackExchange WordPress Q&A Site