About This Blog

firxworx.com is the technical blog of consulting developer and technical product manager Kevin Firko.

You can reach me at hello@firxworx.com.

I’m available for hire through my company Bitcurve Systems, an independent digital design and development studio based in Toronto, Canada. We’ve been shipping apps, websites, and IT solutions since 2008.

About me

I perform various professional roles including: consulting developer, product manager, technical project manager, and business analyst. I have 12+ years experience managing project teams consisting of designers and developers, plus other creatives and specialists as project requirements dictate.

My industry experience spans the healthcare, telecom, finance, and beverage sectors. I’ve worked for businesses of all shapes and sizes, as well as non-profit organizations and government agencies.

I have a degree in Computer Science from Toronto’s Ryerson University, class of 2007.

About this blog

I launched this blog to share various guides and code snippets that I hope others find useful.

Most of the posts in this blog are based on personal “scratchpads” and documentation that I made while working on a given task or project. Please let me know if you find any bugs, typos, or other issues in the content.


Many thanks to the amazing and brilliant people in the world’s open source community, and of course the greater tech community at large. Thanks to everyone who has shared their knowledge, wisdom, time, and tools so that so many people in the world have been empowered to create such great and wonderful things.

With respect to this website, hat tip to the team at Automattic and the many contributors to WordPress and its broad ecosystem.