There were no agenda items for today, so @adamsilverstein moved straight to the open floor
- You an view this post on ASBlocks here
- The plan is for this to be “evergreen” and linked from our meeting record and slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. room
- @mkaz shared in issue he’s been trying to figure out here. Any feedback or suggestions to resolve it are welcome.
@adamsilverstein closed meeting after 25 minutes.
Next chat is on Wednesday, July 21, 2020, 14:00 UTC in the #core-js channel on Slack.
- The accessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) team notes from the July 3rd meeting have been posted.
- A pull was recently merged for the
@wordpress/env package that adds support for environment specific options. Also some work has started in the package for improving environment start speed.
- A pull was merged with some small performance tweaks round usage of
useSelect. Note to teams, the pull description has a great reminder from Riad about performance considerations when using this interface.
- The core editor chat summary notes for July 8th were published.
- The core css chat summary notes for July 2nd were published.
- Gutenberg 8.5 was released. Highlights include: drag and drop improvements, accessibility improvements, and an easy upload tool for external images.
- WordPress 5.5 Beta 1 was released. If you haven’t already, you may want to update your development sites to start testing against the next great WordPress release!
- It’s now possible to add plugins to the Block Directory.
- A dev note Each important change in WordPress Core is documented in a developers note, (usually called dev note). Good dev notes generally include a description of the change, the decision that led to this change, and a description of how developers are supposed to work with that change. Dev notes are published on Make/Core blog during the beta phase of WordPress release cycle. Publishing dev notes is particularly important when plugin/theme authors and WordPress developers need to be aware of those changes.In general, all dev notes are compiled into a Field Guide at the beginning of the release candidate phase. was published about new CSS styles for buttons with disabled state coming in WP 5.5.
- The notes for the core js chat on July 7th were published.