Dev Chat Summary for Dec 16, 2013

Chat log


  • iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. status
  • Android status
  • This week
  • Dev chat next week

iOS Status

  • Version 3.8.5 was released Tuesday, Dec. 10th. Reception is good. We’ve noticed some confusion around the need to use application passwords for 2-factor authentication that we’ll work to clarify.
  • Version 3.9 is almost ready for testing. We should wrap up the few remaining items today.
  • 3.9 was originally target for January 2nd but we’re going to push this back a few days to allow for more testing, and also, holidays.

Android Status

  • Last week 2.6 went into its first round of 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. and we have some good feedback.
  • Wrapping up a few lingering issues in the 2.6 milestone and preparing for beta round 2.

This week

  • iOS: Wrapping up 3.9 development and starting testing.
  • Android: Release the second beta of 2.6. Probably Wednesday.

Dev chat next week

  • Lots of folks are going to out for the holidays next week and we expect development to be very quiet. Instead of holding a dev chat on the 23rd we’ll just update the make blog with our progress for the week. Most likely we’ll post this Friday.

Next Dev Chat

The next dev chat will be held at 17:00 UTC on Dec 30 in #wordpress-mobile on Freenode.

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