Changes to Core JavaScript Office Hours

Attendance at the CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. JSJS JavaScript, a web scripting language typically executed in the browser. Often used for advanced user interfaces and behaviors. Office hours has been low for the last few weeks so at the most recent chat those that were present decided that we’d move to a bi-weekly cadence for now. Here’s a quick summary of what is happening:

  • Core 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. office hours will be bi-weekly at the same time slot (15:00UTC) with the next meeting happening July 27th.
  • Items can still be suggested/added to the open rolling agenda here.
  • Whenever there is something requiring more attention, the suggestion is to schedule a dedicated meeting for interested parties to gather together in the #core-js SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel to have the discussion.

A reminder that the #core-js channel and office hour chats are intended to cover JavaScript across all of WordPress core, all JavaScript infrastructure, tools that build, lint, or test JavaScript code and higher-level discussions about coding styles, libraries used, etc. So has some distinction (even though there can be some overlap) from the kinds of discussions that happen within the #core-editor Slack instance which focuses predominately on the 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. project and its implementation within WordPress.