REST API: Agenda for November 7, 2016 Meeting

The weekly 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”) https://developer.wordpress.org/rest-api/. meeting will happen in the core-restapi channel at 2016-11-07 14:00 UTC (Note to US attendees, the end of daylight savings time makes 14:00 UTC an hour earlier than in recent weeks).

On the agenda:

  • Documentation (in collaboration with @drew and the docs team): establish responsibilities & schedule to ensure documentation is adequately ported from wp-api.org to the WordPress REST API handbook during the coming weeks
  • WP-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. 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party: establish ownership, goals & timeline for a stable releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. of the plugin to prepare for the 4.7 release to support existing plugin users and support the plugin-to-coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. transition
  • Ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. discussion & open floor