Dev Chat Summary for July 3, 2013

We had a brief dev chat this week as many team members are vacationing, and the Automattic folks are returning from their meet-up last week. WPAndroid was not on the agenda this week as most of the Android contributors are taking time off.

Chat log


  • WPiOS
  • WPWinPhone
  • WPBlackBerry (legacy)


Last week version 3.6.2 was released to fix a crash that affected the iPhone version of the app. We quickly discovered that 3.6.2 unfortunately included a problem using the sidebarSidebar A sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme. on the iPad so we quickly submitted and released an expedited patch in version 3.6.3.


@daniloercoli has created an alpha version of the REST client that the app will use when support for notifications is added to the app. Currently no ETA on the notifications feature and it is not being actively developed.

WPBlackBerry (legacy)

The current version of the app included some extra error logging and reporting in an effort to resolve some troublesome log in errors experienced by some users. At this point we’ve collected enough data to fix the major issues, and plan to release an update this week.

The next dev chat will be on July 10, 2013 at 1500 UTC. Mark your calendar and join us in #wordpress-mobile on Freenode.

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