WordCamp.org Dev Update: June 18 – July 15, 2019

Here is a list of WordCamp.org feature developments and maintenance work that has been accomplished since the last update.

### July 2 – July 15

  • Pulled data for 2018 annual WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. report.
  • Improved contributor onboarding by creating new sample database for location environment.
  • Iterated on GitGit Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. Most modern plugin and theme development is being done with this version control system. https://git-scm.com/. -> SVNSVN Apache Subversion (often abbreviated SVN, after its command name svn) is a software versioning and revision control system. Software developers use Subversion to maintain current and historical versions of files such as source code, web pages, and documentation. Its goal is to be a mostly compatible successor to the widely used Concurrent Versions System (CVS). WordPress core and the wordpress.org released code are all centrally managed through SVN. https://subversion.apache.org/. sync.
  • Minor maintenance: fixing duplicate invoices, fixing caching bug, tested upstream PWA PRs for compatibility, installed pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party updates.

### June 18 – July 1

  • Rate limited penetration tests against CampTix.
  • Iterated on offline schedule and day-of-event template.
  • Drafted a plan to upgrade our Meetup.com 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. client to use oAuth and v3 endpoints ahead of their last-minute deprecation deadline.
  • Improved committer devex and onboarding process by switching the WordCamp.org repository from SVN to GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. https://github.com/, and setting up fully-trusted SSLSSL Secure Socket Layer - Encryption from the server to the browser and back. Prevents prying eyes from seeing what you are sending between your browser and the server. certs in Docker.
  • Minor maintenance fixes: Installed plugin updates, enabled responsive embeds, updated “Polldaddy” strings to “Crowdsignal”.

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