Dev chat summary for April 24 2013 Chat…

Dev chat summary for April 24, 2013

Chat log.


  • iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. : version 3.5.3 released
  • iOS : status
  • Android : version 2.3.1 released
  • Android : status
  • Windows Phone : status
  • Mobile Handbook Reminder

iOS : version 3.5.3 released

The latest version of the app was released on Monday April 23, and has fixed even more crashes and bugs. Unfortunately there’s still a crash occurring with featured images.

iOS : status

Now working on some improvements to the WPcom Notifications screen and looking into ways the app can better handle accounts (from both WPcom and multisiteMultisite Multisite is a WordPress feature which allows users to create a network of sites on a single WordPress installation. Available since WordPress version 3.0, Multisite is a continuation of WPMU or WordPress Multiuser project. WordPress MultiUser project was discontinued and its features were included into WordPress core. installs).

NUX project: wrapped up (*crosses fingers*) some of the stuff that will improve the signup flow and have shifted toward the wizard walkthrough features.

Native WPcom reader project: implementation is progressing. Basic views are implemented and being iterated on. Currently working on the best way to handle video in posts.

Android : version 2.3.1 released

A bug fix update for version 2.3 (Holo update) of the Android app was released. This took care of a handful of crashes and a multitasking issue.

Android : status

Another bug fix release with some fixes to the ActionBarSherlock library and James Hu’s comment editing patch.

The next major version is 2.4 (WPcom Notifications). This release is progressing, push notifications are working and the UIUI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing. is being wired up.

Windows Phone : status

Nothing big in the pipeline, although there’s now a milestone with tickets for the next update.

Mobile Handbook Reminder

There are quite a few items left to do, both assigned and open — you know who you are! Let’s wrap this up. Eric said he’s started to look into the remaining items for Windows Phone.

Rachel got in touch (yay!) so we’ll bring her up to speed on the status of the handbook as well.

Next week

The next dev chat will be on July 1, 2013 at 1500 UTC. Mark your calendar and join us in #wordpress-mobile on Freenode.

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