Team Update Gardening Focused on security performance…

Team Update: Gardening

“Focused” on security, performance, and cache improvements with particular attention to i18ni18n Internationalization, or the act of writing and preparing code to be fully translatable into other languages. Also see localization. Often written with a lowercase i so it is not confused with a lowercase L or the numeral 1. Often an acquired skill., rewrite, and query. We’re writing lots of unit tests as we go.

  • Worked with the lang pack team on splitting up the pot files and loading only the necessary strings for frontend, adminadmin (and super admin), and networknetwork (versus site, blog) admin page loads. This greatly reduces the number of strings loaded for front page loads, yielding better performance. #19852
  • duck_ is improving rewrite. This includes adding APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways., unit tests, and phpdocPHPDoc (docblock, inline docs) and speeding up performance. #19897 #19871 #16092 #19876 #19875 #19636 and others
  • scribu is looking at WP_Query performance #18536
  • Hunting down cache bugs such as #19690
  • Security hardening such as #19797
  • Improved cron locking: fewer race conditions, better performance on busy sites #19700
  • Various cleanup, refactoring, warning removal. #16302 r19684 #19249 #15327 #19552 #12307
  • General gardening. Mining tracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. for gold, clearing old tickets that are already fixed or have become irrelevant, triagetriage The act of evaluating and sorting bug reports, in order to decide priority, severity, and other factors., etc.