OpenSSL upgrade low-severity Node.js security fixes

January 27th, 2016

(Updates to this post, including a schedule change are included below) Summary The Node.js project will be releasing new versions across all of its active release lines early next week (possibly sooner, pending full impact assessment) to incorporate upstream patches from OpenSSL and some additional low-severity fixes relating to HTTP handling. Please read on for…

Contributor Weekend: Support Forums

January 22nd, 2016

Our first global contributor drive is coming up next weekend, January 30-31, 2016, and we want you to be involved! Many of our current contributors first got involved at a Contributor Day at a WordCamp or WordPress Meetup event near them, but not everyone has had that opportunity, so we’re trying to create an online experience that…

Building Offline Sites with ServiceWorkers and UpUp

January 19th, 2016

We are living in an increasingly mobile world. We rely on our phones to keep us connected wherever we go, and to provide us with the information we need to get through our day. But connectivity hasn’t quite caught up with our dependence on it yet. Every day we find ourselves without a working internet…

Predictions for 2016

January 18th, 2016

Without a doubt, 2015 was one of the Drupal community’s best years. We continued to grow and change from being on an island to more of a peninsula. We also released the best Drupal version ever. If you look back at our predictions for 2015, the Drupal 8 release was one of the most predicted…

Drupal: 15 years old and still gaining momentum

January 15th, 2016

Republished from On December 29, 2000, I made a code commit that would change my life; it is in this commit that I called my project “Drupal” and added the GPL license to it. The commit where I dubbed my website project “Drupal” and added the GPL license. A couple weeks later, on January…

jQuery 3.0 Beta Released

January 15th, 2016

The time has come. On this day, the 10th anniversary of jQuery, jQuery 3.0 has reached beta status. Last week, we announced the last minor releases to the 1.x and 2.x branches. Those branches will continue to receive patches for a limited time (i.e. only major regressions or bugs); jQuery 3.0 is the future. If…

Ten Years of jQuery and Beyond

January 14th, 2016

On the 14th of January 2006, John Resig went to an event called BarCamp NYC to talk about some of the projects he was working on. One of those projects was a JavaScript Library called jQuery. It was the birth of what has become the most widely used JavaScript library ever written. It’s hard to…

jQuery Migrate 1.3.0 Released

January 13th, 2016

With jQuery 1.12.0 and 2.2.0 out the door, this is a good time to freshen up the jQuery Migrate plugin as well. This plugin provides diagnostics that can simplify upgrading to new versions of jQuery, since it can root out any uses of deprecated APIs or other changes in jQuery that may affect your code….

A guide to issue credits and the marketplace

January 12th, 2016

There’s been a lot of positive feedback and a few questions about the recent changes to the marketplace. I want to take a minute and talk about how the marketplace made it to where it is now and mention some plans for the future of the marketplace on TL;DR This is a long post….

Angular 2: an MIT Open Source Licensed Framework

January 11th, 2016

Guest-blogger Max Sills is an attorney in Google’s Open Source Office, and our expert on all things legal related to Angular.  Enjoy!  – Naomi As of beta.2 this week, we’re moving Angular 2, its related libraries, and any code snippets and examples to the MIT license. Open source licenses are meant to protect developers by…