CSS Chat Summary: 19 November 2020

Full meeting transcript here on slack. @notlaura facilitated the meeting & @danfarrow wrote up this summary.


@kburgoine made a proposal that the CSSCSS Cascading Style Sheets. bugbug A bug is an error or unexpected result. Performance improvements, code optimization, and are considered enhancements, not defects. After feature freeze, only bugs are dealt with, with regressions (adverse changes from the previous version) being the highest priority. scrubs could target tickets other than those specifically related to the next release, in order to give them some needed attention & to keep things interesting for the scrub attendees.

@notlaura suggested a gutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/-specific scrub which @ryelle & @kburgoine seconded. @ryelle also suggested focusing on awaiting review tickets.

CSS Audit (#49582)

@notlaura is working on some improvements in the config PR per @ryelle’s feedback. @danfarrow has started to make sense of the twig templating hierarchy, and has made progress on the styling side of things.

The next step is for @danfarrow to submit a PR to be merged with the UIUI User interface updates. We can then add a direct link to the !important audit section into the related ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. (#26350) as previously discussed.

Both @notlaura & @danfarrow are hoping to have more progress ready to share at next week’s meeting.

Color Scheming (#49999)

There was no progress to report here but @danfarrow is ready to run the visual regressionregression A software bug that breaks or degrades something that previously worked. Regressions are often treated as critical bugs or blockers. Recent regressions may be given higher priorities. A "3.6 regression" would be a bug in 3.6 that worked as intended in 3.5. tool on the updated adminadmin (and super admin) colour scheme prior to next week’s meeting.

CSS links share + open floor

@danfarrow has improved his confidence with flexbox by playing the Flexbox Zombies game he mentioned last week. @notlaura mentioned CSS Grid Garden, a similar game for mastering grid.

@danfarrow also mentioned Service Workies, a game by the same author for learning about Service Workers.

Related to this, @notlaura mentioned wanting to read Jeremy Keith’s book Going Offline.

And with that the meeting itself went offline. Thanks everybody!

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