Mobile Group Update May 15, 2013


We decided in the weekly dev chat to make the WPiOS git repository the official repo over svn, with other app repos to follow suit.

  • Android WPcom Notifications panel update is in betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process.
  • iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. NUX (welcome guide) is in internal beta
  • iOS Native WPcom Reader improvements to threaded comments, images, video and htmlHTML HTML is an acronym for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a markup language that is used in the development of web pages and websites. parsing.

What’s Next

  • Android WPcom notifications iterate on beta feedback and get ready for release.
  • iOS NUX to get final polish and translations, hoping to submit by May 17
  • iOS Native WPcom reader building support for adding and replying to comments.
  • Migrate from subversionSVN Apache Subversion (often abbreviated SVN, after its command name svn) is a software versioning and revision control system. Software developers use Subversion to maintain current and historical versions of files such as source code, web pages, and documentation. Its goal is to be a mostly compatible successor to the widely used Concurrent Versions System (CVS). WordPress core and the released code are all centrally managed through SVN. to git as the official repository for WPiOS with other apps to follow.
  • Migrate dev blogs to make/mobile and update make/mobile accordingly

More in this week’s dev chat summary.