Tide Chat Summary: May 25th

This post summarizes the Tide chat from May 25th 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).

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.

Node refactoring

  • @antpb‘s progress on integrating Tide into the PHP Compatibility Checker 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 has been blocked by role changes at work and work on Media tasks ahead of coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.’s Feature Freeze this week
  • @antpb otherwise has a function setup that lists active plugins/themes, otherwise progress has been slow
  • @derekherman worked on updating dependencies, working to move away from storing raw reports in Firestore to Google Cloud Storage
  • @derekherman noted deprecating the Golang version of Tide will drop serverless version to $5/month versus $650/month for the Kubernetes-based version

Request for help

  • Looking for folks to help review the docs, attempt to set Tide up locally, and call out where docs could be made more clear
  • This is best handled by folks who have never seen the platform before, but anyone who can help will be a benefit to ensuring the docs are accurate

Next meeting

The next meeting, a 30-minute Tide status update and open floor discussion, will take place on June 8, 2021 at 18:00 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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