Training Team Update 19 April 2018

The Training Team had a special presentation (aka webinar) to launch the new tools and process that the team will be using to develop lesson plans. Ten people attended the launch of the new TrelloTrello Project management system using the concepts of boards and cards to organize tasks in a sane way. This is what the make.wordpress.com/marketing team uses for example: https://trello.com/b/8UGHVBu8/wp-marketing. board that the team will be using to track lesson plan development. Trello will be used in combination with 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/ repos for working on the lesson plans themselves. The meeting was recorded and a transcript is available here: Meeting Recording and Transcript

The team is now looking for contributors to help with writing, reviewing, copy editing, and testing lesson plans! If you’re interested in helping out, join the #training 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 and we’ll help you get started!

Team Links:

  • Getting Started (https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/) a little out of date at the moment, so ask if you have questions!
  • Our Team Blog (https://make.wordpress.org/training/)
  • Our Roadmap (https://trello.com/b/BsfzszRM/wordpress-training-team-lesson-plan-development)
  • Our Lesson Plans (https://github.com/wptrainingteam)