Dev Chat Summary for Dec 30, 2013

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  • Forum MigrationMigration Moving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies.
  • iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. status
  • Android status
  • Automattic Meeup Headsup
  • This week

Forum Mirgration

  • @Sams dropped by and mentioned that the planned forum migration languished a bit due to the holidays, but its back on his radar and progress is planned for next week. Stay tuned.

iOS Status

  • Version 3.8.6 was released today. Yay! This is our last release supporting iOS 6.0.
  • Work on 3.9 is wrapping up. We’re looking to have a release candidateRelease Candidate A beta version of software with the potential to be a final product, which is ready to release unless significant bugs emerge. later this week, probably by Thursday.

Android Status

  • Wrapping up a few lingering issues in the 2.6 milestone and preparing for 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. round 2. We’ll likely release the beta later this week.

Automattic Meeup Headsup

The contributors from Automattic will be having a team meetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area. mid January. This impacts the release schedule for the iOS and Android apps. In the event that the WPiOS 3.9 and/or WPAndroid 2.6 are ready before the meetup, the team will hold them until the meetup is over. This will allow the team to be focused on the apps in the event there are unexpected surprises after they’re released.

This week

  • iOS: Readying a 3.9 release candidate.
  • Android: Readying the second beta of 2.6.

Next Dev Chat

The next dev chat will be held at 17:00 UTC on Jan 6 in #wordpress-mobile on Freenode.

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