5.0: JS package inclusion update

News from the #core-js front! The JavaScript packages published on NPM have been included in WordPress core. Initial work on this was done last week by @atimmer. This week we were able to finalize the work after processing some feedback that we had received.

How does it work?

In the 5.0 branch, you can now run npm install && grunt build:js. That will download the NPM packages and build the scripts that need to be registered. Updating a script is a matter of changing its version number in the package.json and running the same command again.


We’ve got the following tasks left:

Must haves for RC

Should haves for RC

Nice to haves for Beta, maybe RC