Dev Chat Summary for Nov 25, 2013

Chat Log


  • iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. Status
  • Android Status
  • Handbook
  • This week

iOS Status

  • Version 3.8.5 is currently in QA. We identified some issues with RC1. We’ll fix these and release RC2 asap.
  • Version 3.9 is currently in development. This version will support iOS 7 only and include a 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. refresh to a tabbed interface. Farewell iOS6 and farewell panels. You served us well.

Android Status

  • Version 2.5.1 was released last week fixing a few bugs but most importantly fixing some issues around the new stats feature.
  • Version 2.6 will go into 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. most likely next week after we add a few finishing touches. This version includes a redesigned NUX and a native reader.


  • Rachel has signed off on our last handbook updates. The handbook is complete. Congrats everyone.

This week

  • iOS: Continue dev with 3.9, and move on with 3.8.5 RCRelease Candidate A beta version of software with the potential to be a final product, which is ready to release unless significant bugs emerge. 2.
  • Android: Wrap up 2.6.

Next Chat

The next dev chat will be held at 17:00 UTC on Dec 2 in #wordpress-mobile on Freenode.

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