Mobile Group Update for Aug 19, 2013


  • We re-elected @aerych and @isaackeyet as Mobile Group Team Reps for at least the next 3 months. cc @jenmylo
  • iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads.: 3.7 ( An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. Native Reader, new Accounts system) launched with some problems, hard at work with a bug fix.
  • iOS: code clean up and partial refactoring is still underway and making progress
  • iOS: modernizing the app for iOS7 + MP6 in the works
  • Android: 2.4.4 went live and features Google+/Picasa image adding and Post Excerpts
  • Android: NUX (new welcome guide, better log in/sign up) starting back up again
  • Android: better Media Library integration and Theme selection will go into 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. this week
  • Handbook is shaping up a bit, goal is still to have the content ready by the end of August.

What’s Next

  • iOS: 3.7.1 bug fix release and .2 with some minor enhancements
  • iOS: code clean up and refactoring should be closer to a merge by week’s end
  • iOS: modernization should be in better sync with code clean up branch and further along
  • Android: NUX welcome guide
  • Android: Media Library and Theme selection beta should go live this week
  • Handbook to be wrapped up by the end of August

More info in the dev chat summary. Slightly delayed update, this. Sorries.