WPWeekly Episode 288 – No React.js Framework for Gutenberg

While I was supposed to be on vacation last week, I instead had surgery for a broken ankle. Tune in to hear the hilarious explanation on how I broke it. The lesson I learned is to not chase animals out of the yard.

John James Jacoby and I discuss the news of the week, including a major decision where Gutenberg will not be written in React due to a patent clause in its license. Other topics include, blind speaker selection for WordCamp US, bbPress performance improvements, and our picks of the week.

Stories Discussed:

Equifax Launches WordPress-Powered Site for Consumers Affected by Security Breach
SWFUpload Will Officially Be Removed From WordPress
WordPress.org Adds New Support Rep Role for Plugin Pages
Display Widgets Plugin Permanently Removed from WordPress.org Due to Malicious Code
WordPress Abandons React due to Patents Clause, Gutenberg to be Rewritten with a Different Library
DonateWC Aims to Provide Travel Sponsorships to Attend Large WordCamps

Picks of the Week:

WordPress Global Translation day is next Saturday, September 30th. Twenty-four hours dedicated to translating the WordPress ecosystem through sessions, training marathons, and local events.

Local by Flywheel is software that easily creates a local environment for WordPress development.

From the folks behind GiveWP, Give Live is a series of webinars for the community.

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