Community Meeting Recap (April 26)

Due to the cancellation of last week’s meeting, this meeting covers the last two weeks.



  • Exciting first contribution from a community member, improving Catalog connection configuration [ref]
  • Many TypeScript PRs merged for the frontend [ref]
  • Improvements to filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output. fields in the APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. [ref]
  • Cleanup of the Smithsonian provider DAG, eliminating unneeded DAG and DB table [ref]
  • Interface bug fixes, including translation banner and audio layout updates [ref]
  • The v1.2.1 milestone was completed for the Catalog [ref]
  • Added Tailwind configuration viewer to improve lookups for tailwind values for styling the frontend [ref]

In progress

Needs review

  • Modal updates and TS utilities [ref]
  • High priority frontend bug fixes requiring review [ref]
  • Tabs component [ref]
  • Create VSources Table component, requirement for Removing old styles milestone [ref]
  • Proof of concept for Feature Flag [ref]


Priorities of stalled tickets have been adjusted, then issues labeled with critical priority will be addressed first, and then those with open milestones.

A new milestone was created in the frontend repository for frontend bugs which must be fixed before the next deployDeploy Launching code from a local development environment to the production web server, so that it's available to visitors. [ref].