Summary Update: Courses Currently in…

Summary Update: Courses Currently in Development

Currently, we have four courses in development. Here is an overview of what is being worked on and relevant links to follow if you are interested to learn more.

BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Development Course:

@mburridge has finished this course’s planning phase as well as the course outline. The example project for the tutorial is complete. He is currently building the course in Sensei. He has completed Module 1 and is making solid progress. Follow the GithubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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/ Issue for further details. Github Issue: Block Development

Two Block Theme Development Courses

@psykro and @arasae are in the process of researching and refining the outlines for these two courses, with a focus on course 1. They have set up meetings with existing block theme developers to gather feedback before continuing. Once they have created the outlines, they will be publishing them on separate GitHub issues which will be used to track course progress. Github Issues: Create a Low Code Block Theme Extend a Low Code Block Theme You can also find out more about this course in a post titled Block Theme Development Course – Update which was added to the Make WordPress Training page.

Create your First App with 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/ Data Course

@adamziel has set out to turn this handbook tutorial into a course: Create your First App with Gutenberg Data. He has created a course outline and has identified assessments and activities to ascertain if the learning outcomes have been met. Once the feedback on the last part of the handbook page has been shipped, he will start fitting it all into Sensei. Follow any updates on Github. Github Issue: Create your First App with Gutenberg Data

How can you get involved?

We welcome any contributors to share their ideas for relevant courses you would like to see on the Learn platform or to get in touch about creating your own course. The more people that get involved, the better learn.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/ will be.