Dev Chat agenda for January 12, 2021

The weekly developers chat meeting is at 20:00 UTC in the #core channel on Slack. Please join the group!


WordPress 5.9 Release Candidate 2 has landed.  Please download and test! Also, please feel free to share the package and invite your friends to test the release candidaterelease candidate One of the final stages in the version release cycle, this version signals the potential to be a final release to the public. Also see alpha (beta). for themselves.

Help test WordPress 5.9 features

Read the latest Developer Notes

3. Blogblog (versus network, site) posts to note

A year in core (December 29, 2021)

What’s new in Gutenberg 12.2 release (5 January 2022)

A Week in CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.: January 10, 2022

The revised 5.9 release schedule.

Join the discussion on 2022 release planning (December 27, 2021 post by @chanthaboune)

Proposal: Approving custom block pattern directory submissions (posted January 4, feedback by January 14, 2022)

Proposed changes to javascript coding standards for full prettier compatibility [added during devchat]

Do you have other posts that should get attention? Please add them in the comments.

4. Upcoming releases

@hellofromtonya will update the group on the 5.9 release, slated for January 25, 2022.

Component Maintainers

From now until 5.9 launch, devchat will skip a formal check-in so the group can have a longer Open Floor. If you’re a maintainer who would like to get help with a blockerblocker A bug which is so severe that it blocks a release. or share success/ collaboration, please feel free to either comment on this post or in the meeting.

Open Floor

Please add your topic to the comments below.


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