There are just two more devchats in 2022—this one and December 21. Traditionally the group takes the last week of December off.
Here’s what happened last week.
The State of The Word This is the annual report given by Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress at WordCamp US. It looks at what we’ve done, what we’re doing, and the future of WordPress. https://wordpress.tv/tag/state-of-the-word/. approaches! It happens Thursday.
And there are just two days left to get your choices in for Team rep A Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts. for 2023. Voting closes Friday, December 16.
3. Blog (versus network, site) posts of note
Also, with the end of the year comes the WordPress Survey. This is your chance to make your voice heard on matters large and small, and there is a further section for contributors.
@adamsilverstein has a proposal for scripts.
@ramonopoly has 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. about content locking and other such enhancements.
Here’s the release post for Gutenberg 14.7.
And @annezazu is looking for more people who want to learn time travel! Well, actually, just time travel in JS—on the FSE Outreach program, with replay.io.
4. Upcoming releases
The next major is 6.2; the next minor is 6.1.2.
5. Tickets and components
Time marches on! It’s still early, but it won’t be for too much longer. Get eyes on your favorite tickets now!
6. Open Floor
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