The official word: WordPress 1.5, aka "Strayhorn" is now official. It's time to Jump for Joy, so hurry along My People. This is no time ...
WP plugin: Get Author Profile
Get Author Profile is a pretty basic WordPress plugin that lets you manually access an author's (i.e. user's) profile. The main purpose is to let you provide author information outside The Loop, such as for a sidebar intro of the blog owner or to list contributors to your blog.
WP plugin: Get-a-Post
Get-a-Post is a WordPress plugin that allows you specify a post or Page (but just one) to be displayed. This can, for example, let you provide an informational note on your sidebar or front page, or a "static" article at the top of a category page or in a custom template, all the while using standard WordPress template tags to decide how it's displayed.
WP plugin: Add Link Attribute
Add Link Attribute is a WordPress plugin that lets you insert your own HTML tag attributes into (assumedly any) template function-generated links, without the need to rewrite those functions directly. Just use it in place of -- or rather, along with -- the specific template function.
WP plugin: W-P
W-P is a WordPress plugin. And an extremely fixated one at that, for its purpose is simple: fix typical mistypes of the word "WordPress" in posts and comments (it now does more than that, and can be customized with your own words; see the update). So if you *accidentally* write it as Wordpress, or wordpress, or even WoRdPrEsS, it sets things right. Yes, not an extremely "helpful" plugin---at least not in any real sense of that word.
WP plugin: Next-Previous Post IMG
I've put together some WordPress plugins over the past few months, but haven't posted anything on them (most were just described and linked on the WordPress wiki or my personal projects page). But the silence has ended. The one I'm on about here is a work in progress: Next-Previous Post IM(a)G(e), a small (ok, not all that small) redo of the WordPress next and previous post template tags, to allow images as links.
WP plugin: Category Word Count
In regards to my upcoming November writing project, I'll be tracking word count for my story offline, but also wanted an automated running total in WordPress of all posts in the novel's category (in other words, the novel). It was something I had in Movable Type last year through use of a plugin. There are several plugins and hacks for WordPress that provide word count on a per-post or site-wide basis, but nothing I found that worked specifically on categories. So I wrote one. Naturally.
WP resource: Quick & Dirty PHPSource Printer
Before going public with the return of guff, I played in WordPress for a few weeks offline, to get comfortable and decide which features I wanted to put to use. During that time I worked over and reworked some WordPress plugins. It's how I like to get into trouble. And I rolled a few plugins of my own. Not examples of brilliant PHP programming mind you, but they work well enough that I've implemented them on guff. I'll be releasing the latest one to the wild (the first is a simple random "quote" utility, and I see no need for yet one more of those under a GPL). As I thought over how best to present my plugin, I decided I wanted the source on-site in prettified syntax highlighting for that cool factor, as well as stashed away in a zip file for easy download. In regards to the former, one option is to link to it as a PHP Source file (phps). Sadly, the server guff sits on isn't configured for it. Yeah, I'm bugging my provider, Ok? Another method is yet another plugin that can automagically generate syntax highlighting for me within a post. But if I want to output the code so one can actually read and copy it, I chance playing havoc with my layout, and that's not a Good Thing™. Even solving that, posting code in a blog post is best left for code fragments, and not several hundred lines of an entire script. That deserves it's own uncluttered page.