Dev chat summary for Aug 5, 2013

Chat log


  • iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. Status
  • Android Status
  • Handbook Update
  • Next Week

iOS Status

Version 3.7 is still not submitted and the team is working hard on getting it ready. There are still some minor issues but most can probably be in a subsequent bug fix release. Issues are being tracked here. Patches welcome!

Android Status

We pushed out a betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. of the Categories but it’s been buggy. Plan right now is to submit on Wednesday. We got a patch for adding excerpts to the app so we’ll be looking into that as well this week. Media and Theme selection is coming along nicely.

For the new native An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. Reader, it was a bit of a slow week. Commenting is working now and performance is improved. For now it’s kept as a separate app to speed up development, but eventually it’ll be merged into the main app.

Handbook Update

There’s a new handbook todo list in town, check it out and tick off items with your name on it! @sendhil is going to take a look at the iOS side this week. @aerych noted that it’d be great to wrap up the handbook by the end of the month and that we should make that the goal.

Next Week

For next week the plan is to…

  • Submit v. 3.7 of the iOS app, adding the new and improved native Reader and fixes,
  • release the Android categories update,
  • continue working on iOS7-ifying the iOS app.

Join us for the next dev chat on Aug 12, 2013 at 16:00 UTC. Mark your calendar and join us in #wordpress-mobile on Freenode.

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