WordPress Dev Chat For 4-22-10

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Filosofo has submitted his patch for the menu system. A few fixes are needed but it’s mostly there and looks like wireframes. They also work without javascript. The list of to-dos remaining for the menu system are a couple of things involving Ajax and some Internet Explorer stuff. The menu patch needs to be committed to be seen in action but according to Filosofo, it’s almost beta ready.

Filosofos patch has been committed and after some skimmed reviews, it is looking pretty good. He still needs to fix a few bugs that are known before everyone gets a hold of the menu system. Hopefully, we’ll be able to play around with the menu system come Monday in Beta 2.

Schedule
Ryan Boren stated that 3.0 is live on a subset of wordpress.com servers. They fixed a bunch of bugs in the process, all of which are now in WP trunk. A couple of the VIP members for WordPress.com tested the code with their plugins which also highlighted some bugs that were fixed and are also in trunk. A lot of what needs to happen are bug fixes with Menus being the only feature demanding attention right now. Nacin mentioned the following areas that need fixing: post type bugs, some taxonomy bugs, mainly needing final patches… some MS bugs and general incompleteness — i.e. non-broken IIS support — needing some love.

It looks like Monday April 26th will be the day WordPress 3.0 Beta 2 will be pushed out.

WordCamp San Francisco Code Sprint
Anyone who is staying in town on Monday or Tuesday after WordCamp San Francisco will be about to work at the Pier where Automattic is located to work on WordPress 3.0 bugs. Those in attendance will be treated to free beer throughout the day and possibly a Tshirt. A form to signup to the code sprint can be located here.

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Who is Jeff Chandler


Jeff Chandler is a WordPress guy in the buckeye state. Contributing writer for WPTavern. Have been writing about WordPress since 2007. Host of the WordPress Weekly Podcast.

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