Tide Chat Summary: December 19th

This post summarizes the Tide chat meeting from December 19th in the #tide SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel (agenda, Slack archive).

Progress on code open sourcing

Progress on UXUX UX is an acronym for User Experience - the way the user uses the UI. Think ‘what they are doing’ and less about how they do it. of PHP Compat integration into WordPress.orgWordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/

  • Trying to propose where the PHP Compat errors could show
  • Suggestion for how we could surface PHP compatibility into the pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party interface when searching plugins on WordPress.org
  • Could surface errors & warnings for the plugin author and everyone else just gets a list of compatible PHP versions
  • Feedback and suggestions are welcome via the related Issue in tide-issues

Meeting hiatus over holidays

  • With travel and holidays, today was the final Tide chat in 2017
  • First Tide chat in 2018 will be on Tuesday, January 9, 2017 at 22:00 UTC focused on feedback on the open source repos as many will still be offline that week

Next meeting

The next meeting will take place on January 9, 2018 at 22:00 UTC / January 9, 2018 at 22:00 UTC in the #tide Slack channel. Please feel free to drop in with any updates or questions. If you have items to discuss but cannot make the meeting, please leave a comment on this post so that we can take them into account.

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