A few days ago my oik-nivo-slider finally passed the 80,000 downloads milestone. Hurrah!
Use the oik-post-type-supports WordPress plugin to allow pages to have excerpts. Use oik-types to choose the custom post types that can have excerpts.
WordCamp London 2015 ( Twitter hashtag #wcldn ) promises to be a great weekend.
DIY-oik v1.4 fixes some problems with unexpected output from other plugins.