Development Update – 18th week of 2016

Last week @kovshenin focused on researching VAT solutions for WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. ticket sales, to simplify compliance for European organizers; and also planning a new tool which brings WordCamp budget creation and feedback into wp-admin.

I focused on fixing the caching situation for the Tagregator pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party, to avoid the scaling problems we ran into at WCUSWCUS WordCamp US. The US flagship WordCamp event.. Part of that is merging an awesome pull request from @ryelle, which converts the plugin to use the REST APIREST API The REST API is an acronym for the RESTful Application Program Interface (API) that uses HTTP requests to GET, PUT, POST and DELETE data. It is how the front end of an application (think “phone app” or “website”) can communicate with the data store (think “database” or “file system”) and ReactReact React is a JavaScript library that makes it easy to reason about, construct, and maintain stateless and stateful user interfaces.

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