JavaScript meeting on Monday @koop @azaozz @carldanley @adamsilverstein…

JavaScriptJavaScript JavaScript or JS is an object-oriented computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers. WordPress makes extensive use of JS for a better user experience. While PHP is executed on the server, JS executes within a user’s browser. meeting on Monday. @koop @azaozz @carldanley @adamsilverstein @kadamwhite will be meeting on Monday at 9 p.m. EDT (Tuesday, August 20 at 01:00 GMT) in the #wordpress-dev IRCIRC Internet Relay Chat, a network where users can have conversations online. IRC channels are used widely by open source projects, and by WordPress. The primary WordPress channels are #wordpress and #wordpress-dev, on channel. I’ll let them build out an agenda in the comments, but here’s some potential topics I know they’ve been kicking around:

  • JSJS JavaScript, a web scripting language typically executed in the browser. Often used for advanced user interfaces and behaviors. style, structure, and design patterns, and what new code should look like
  • JS unit testing, including candidate frameworks and where to start
  • APIs, such as WP-style hooksHooks In WordPress theme and development, hooks are functions that can be applied to an action or a Filter in WordPress. Actions are functions performed when a certain event occurs in WordPress. Filters allow you to modify certain functions. Arguments used to hook both filters and actions look the same. (actions/filters), what form they should take if they should exist
  • Which areas of our JS need refactoring and overhauls, and what that might look like
  • Which JS-heavy features need eventual iteration (often “version 2”)
  • What action items could be done for WP 3.7 and 3.8

#3-7, #javascript