Matt Mullenweg Announces Tech and Design Leads for New Focus-Based Development Cycle

photo credit: Angelina Litvin WordPress core development is kicking off in 2017 with the new focus-based development process that Matt Mullenweg announced during the 2016 State of the Word. The new approach to releases shifts WordPress from the familiar time-based release cycle to one that is more project-based. The idea is that design and user testing will lead the way …

A Week of REST Developer Workshop to be Held in Matlock, Derbyshire in September

Matlock, Derbyshire, formerly known as a picturesque spa resort town, will be host to the next WordPress REST API conference organized by Human Made the week of September 5-9. A Week of REST is designed to be an immersive bootcamp experience for developers who want to learn how to build websites and applications using the WordPress REST API and JavaScript. …

Daniel Bachhuber Discusses WP-CLI, the WP REST API, and the Challenges of Contributing to Open Source on Roots Radio Podcast

Daniel Bachhuber, maintainer of the WP-CLI project and a contributing developer to the WP REST API, joined Chris Carr and Austin Pray on a recent episode of the Roots Radio podcast. Bachhuber discussed his recent experience crowdfunding his work on “A More RESTful WP-CLI” as well as the challenges he’s encountered as a contributor to various open source projects over …