Test Chat Summary: 7 May 2024

On Tuesday, 7 May 2024 at 14:00 GMT +3, <test-chat> started in #core-test facilitated by @nhrrob. The agenda can be found here.

Attendance: @webtechpooja, @shiponkarmakar, @sumitbagthariya16, @zunaid321, @hage, @nhrrob, @hitendra-chopda, @monikarao, @lumiblog, @pooja9712, @rcreators, @krupajnanda, @voboghure, @devmuhib, @pbearne, @devsahadat.

1. Looking for Volunteer

  • Next meeting Note Taker – Looking for Volunteer.
  • Next meeting facilitator – @lumiblog

2. Announcements 📣

3. Test Team Updates

4. Focal Group Updates

5. Questions/Blockers

6. Call for Testers/Visibility

  • GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ 18.3 is scheduled for May 8 and will include these issues.

7. Open Floor

@webtechpooja acknowledged @zunaid321 for facilitating the CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.-Test team table at WordCamp Sylhet 2024. @nhrrob also praised @zunaid321 on his recent involvement in the recent releases. 

@webtechpooja provided guidance on joining the Core Test team to @devsahadat who had asked how to join core-test, contribute and earn a Test Contributor badge.  She also shared the link to core handbook where one could learn more about testing. 

@nhrrob announced the impending release of WordPress 6.5.3 and encouraged participation in the release parties. 

@webtechpooja shared information on data liberation and WordPress Playground usage

The conversation shifted to holiday plans, with @shiponkarmakar mentioning Buddha Purnima/Vesak which is to be on 23rd May, and @nhrrob discussing Mother’s Day celebrations, 12th May. 

@pbearne raised questions about finishing @covers for tests and shared resources on PHPUnit annotations

@webtechpooja updated on changes to @covers and discussed plans for addressing them, involving the core team. 

@ironprogrammer informed @pbearne about the significant changes required to prepare for PHPUnit 10/11. He suggested revisiting plans to avoid potential rework and shared a link to a relevant ticket on WordPress TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub.https://core.trac.wordpress.org/. for further reference.

The discussion concluded with @pbearne and @webtechpooja agreeing to await further input before finalizing plans for the core test meeting.

8. Next Meeting 🗓

Next meeting will be on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 04:30 PM GMT+5:30, held on #core-test! </test-chat>

If anyone wants to take notes in the next meeting, please feel free to comment in this thread.

Thank you, @webtechpooja, for the peer review of this post.

#core-test, #gutenberg, #meeting-notes