Mobile Team Update – September 25th

We don’t have a new 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. build going out this week since we skipped one release cycle, but you can still join the beta program and test version 10.9 of the WordPress mobile apps.
Sign up here to join the beta program on iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. or follow this link on your Android device, tap on Become a beta tester.

Highlights for the last two weeks:

  • iOS: We started working on Xcode 10/Swift 4.2 migrations and added actionable calls to actions to all empty states.
  • Android: We made great progress in a new framework to better handle lists pagination.
  • 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. mobile: We placed the groundwork for the image 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., better format toolbar support and enabled Gutenberg-web automatic mobile test suite run on all web PRs.