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5 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid with Angular 2

April 13th, 2016

So you’ve read some blog posts, watched some conference videos, and finally you’re ready to get your feet wet with Angular 2.    What are some things you should know starting out? Here’s a compilation of common beginner mistakes to avoid when you’re writing your first application.  Note:  This blog post assumes basic knowledge of Angular…

WordPress 4.5 “Coleman”

April 12th, 2016

Version 4.5 of WordPress, named “Coleman” in honor of jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.5 help streamline your workflow, whether you’re writing or building your site. Editing Improvements Inline Linking Stay focused on your writing with a less distracting interface that keeps you in…

A new design system for Drupal.org

April 12th, 2016

As mentioned in our previous post, one of the initiatives we are working on this year is building a new visual system for Drupal.org. It has been 7 years since Mark Boulton worked on a design plan for Drupal.org. Since then the web has come a long way. So has Drupal. Drupal.org needs a modern…

WordPress 4.5 RC2

April 10th, 2016

The second release candidate for WordPress 4.5 is now available. We’ve made 91 changes since the first release candidate. 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 4.5 on Tuesday, April 12, but we need your help…

What’s new on Drupal.org? – March 2016

April 8th, 2016

Read our Roadmap to understand how this work falls into priorities set by the Drupal Association with direction and collaboration from the Board and community. Drupal.org updates Syntax Highlighting A WYSIWYG editor(CKEditor) is coming to Drupal.org soon to improve the editorial experience- and to take advantage of the same functionality that made CKEditor the choice…

React v15.0.1

April 8th, 2016

Yesterday afternoon we shipped v15.0.0 and quickly got some feedback about a couple of issues. We apologize for these problems and we’ve been working since then to make sure we get fixes into your hands as quickly as possible. The first of these issues is related to the removal of an undocumented API. This API…

Contributor Weekend: Global WordPress Translation Day

April 7th, 2016

Global WordPress Translation Day is a one-day contributor initiative organised by the WordPress project’s Polyglots team that is dedicated to helping new contributors who would like to translate WordPress in one of the 160 languages WordPress is available in. Global WordPress Translation Day will be on Sunday, April 24th, starting at 0:00 UTC and will go on for…

React v15.0

April 7th, 2016

We would like to thank the React community for reporting issues and regressions in the release candidates on our issue tracker. Over the last few weeks we fixed those issues, and now, after two release candidates, we are excited to finally release the stable version of React 15. As a reminder, we’re switching to major…

Drupal 8.1.0 RC1 is available for testing

April 6th, 2016

The first release candidate for the upcoming Drupal 8.1.0 release is now available for testing. With Drupal 8, we made major changes in our release process, adopting semantic versioning and scheduled releases. This allows us to make significant improvements to Drupal 8 in a timely fashion while still providing backwards compatibility. Drupal 8.1.0 will be…

Restructuring Drupal.org

April 6th, 2016

In this post I’d like to talk about one of our major projects for 2016, which comes as a follow up to the content strategy project of 2015. Content restructure Last year we presented our findings from the content strategy developed by Drupal Association staff in collaboration with Forum One. This year we’re focusing on…