Developer Blog editorial meeting summary, 6 June, 2024

Summary of the WordPress Developer Blogblog (versus network, site) meeting, which took place in the  #core-dev-blog channel on the Make WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at Start of the meeting in Slack.

Attendees: @greenshady, @ndiego, @webcommsat, @psykro, @colorful-tones, @milana_cap, @mobarak, @magdalenapaciorek, @juanmaguitar, @bph (as facilitator). @ironnysh and @bcworkz (async)

Last meeting notes: Developer Blog editorial meeting summary, May 2, 2024

Updates on the site

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Newly published post since the last meeting: 

Since the last meeting, we published four articles.

Huge Thank you to the writer and reviewers! 

Project Status

The project board for Developer Blog content is on GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner.

In review

In Progress:

Post on the To-do-list, assigned to writers.

Topics, approved, in need of a writer

If you are interested in taking on a topic from this list or know someone who would be a good person to write about them, comment on the Issue or pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” @bph in slack either in the #core-dev-blog channel or in a DM.

New Topics approved

Topic not approved:

The WordPress Developer Survey – A regular survey could give “the whole project a lot of useful data” There were concerns about logistical challenges and needs further discussion with coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., the marketing team in its new media focus, and with Learn WP. The next step as identified as “to define the purpose of the survey, and what questions would be included/not included.” The discussion continues on GitHub

Open Floor

@webcommsat Inquired about topics schedule around the WordPress 6.6 release. There are a few posts already on the list or were just approved. As almost all topics are assigned to writers. Contributor’s bandwidth will determine the publishing timeline.

@colorful-tones requested input and possible resources on using Playground for his upcoming post on the developer Blog: a Good starting point is the Blueprint Gallery and an example from @greenshady on GitHub.

@colorful-tones has slightly changed the topic of his post he has been working on. It was originally thought to be an Interactivity APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. tutorial, but as you can read in the issue he went a different route. It was concluded that “it’s still a valuable post for the Dev Blog”, “the new focus is still really useful” and “the underlying method doesn’t need to be the same as the originally proposed method”

Next meeting: July 4, 2024, at 13:00 UTC in the #core-dev-blog channel

Props to @greenshady for review of the post.

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