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Announcing PEP 0.3.0

April 21st, 2015

Today, we’re happy to announce the first release of PEP (jQuery Foundation’s Pointer Events polyfill) since Google transferred the Pointer Events polyfill to the jQuery Foundation. There’s more work to do in order to address changes to the Pointer Events specification and flesh out our test suite, but you can start using Pointer Events in…

WordPress 4.1.2 Security Release

April 21st, 2015

WordPress 4.1.2 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.1.1 and earlier are affected by a critical cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could enable anonymous users to compromise a site. This was reported by Cedric Van Bockhaven and fixed by…

Limited email privacy breach on Drupal.org on April 15th

April 18th, 2015

On April 15th, a change to a Drupal.org website permission inadvertently allowed a small segment of users to view a report listing the email addresses of recently logged in users. No passwords were involved. The problem was mitigated within 13 hours of being introduced and within 3 hours of being reported. The problem was completely…

A new way to welcome newcomers on Drupal.org

April 15th, 2015

The first initiative on the Drupal.org 2015 roadmap is ‘Better account creation and login’. One of the listed goals for that initiative is “Build a user engagement path which will guide users from fresh empty accounts to active contributors, identifying and preventing spammers from moving further.” This is something Drupal Association team has been focusing…

WordPress 4.2 Release Candidate

April 15th, 2015

The release candidate for WordPress 4.2 is now available. We’ve made more than 140 changes since releasing Beta 4 a week and a half ago. RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We hope to ship WordPress 4.2 on Wednesday,…

Introducing Our Newest Marketing Leadership Team Member!

April 14th, 2015

The Marketing Working Group (MWG) is pleased to announce the addition of a new team member. We welcome Mike Veeckmans on board the Marketing team! Mike Veeckmans will collaborate with the other members of the Marketing Working Group in the role of communications manager, taking care of the successful planning, initiation and execution of projects….

April 2015 security updates for Internet Explorer

April 14th, 2015

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-032 (3038314) This critical security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. For more information, please see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-032. Security Update for Flash Player (3049508) This security update for Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10 and 11 on supported editions of Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 and…

Announcing the 2015 “Project Spartan” Web Summit, May 5th and 6th in Mountain View, CA

April 13th, 2015

In March, the Project Spartan team hosted a small, by-invitation workshop at our Silicon Valley campus with developers attending from popular sites and frameworks based around the Silicon Valley area. This was an invaluable opportunity for us to share our plans and meet face to face with developers that build with the Web platform. We…

Project Spartan now available in the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones

April 10th, 2015

As Gabe just announced on the Windows Blog, the latest Windows 10 Technical Preview build for phones is now available. With it, we are delighted to announce that Project Spartan for Windows phones is available to preview in this build. It’s been just over a week since Project Spartan was available in the last desktop…

New Try Drupal Program

April 10th, 2015

One of the Drupal Association’s primary missions is to grow the adoption of Drupal. We are about to launch a new program on April 15th called Try Drupal. The program will make it easy and fast for evaluators to try Drupal and have a simple, great experience while on Drupal.org. We’ve created Try Drupal with…