Tide Chat Summary: September 4th

This post summarizes the Tide chat meeting from September 4th 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 (Slack archive).

Reminder that the current Tide focus is integrating PHPPHP PHP (recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. http://php.net/manual/en/intro-whatis.php. Compatibility data from Tide 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/. Once PHP Compatibility is integrated into WordPress.org, we’ll assess the next focus to provide the biggest impact to the community.

1.0.0 planning

  • 1.0.0 and Future Release labels now added to GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ issues in the wptide repos
  • Issues opened noting the intent to delete repos that have been deprecated with the 1.0.0-beta release (tide-local, audit-server, sync-server, lighthouse-server, api) and will be deleted during the 1.0.0-beta2 release

Theme ruleset

  • Discussion with @joyously on being able to utilize Tide and the WPThemeReview repo and ruleset to help automate Theme Reviews
  • Update from @jrf that Theme Review will become a stand-along project consisting of a Theme Review specific PHPCSPHP Code Sniffer PHP Code Sniffer, a popular tool for analyzing code quality. The WordPress Coding Standards rely on PHPCS. ruleset WPThemeReview using sniffssniff A module for PHP Code Sniffer that analyzes code for a specific problem. Multiple stiffs are combined to create a PHPCS standard. The term is named because it detects code smells, similar to how a dog would "sniff" out food. from PHPCS, WPCSWPCS The collection of PHP_CodeSniffer rules (sniffs) used to format and validate PHP code developed for WordPress according to the WordPress Coding Standards. May also be an acronym referring to the Accessibility, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, etc. coding standards as published in the WordPress Coding Standards Handbook., PHPCompatibility (probably) and some Theme Review native sniffs
  • @jrf cleaning the repo out, when done the repo can be pulled in using Composer and the WPThemeReview ruleset could be used by Tide for themes

Next meeting

The next meeting will take place on September 11, 2018 at 20:00 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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