John James Jacoby is the project lead for BuddyPress and bbPress. He’s also a WordPress contributor and a BackPress supporter. He’s currently the director of web engineering at 10up.
WordPress 4.0 kicked off development yesterday. Andrew Nacin announced that Helen Hou-Sandí will be the release lead for WordPress 4.0!
WordPress Code Reference
On April 25, Siobhan McKeown announced that the first version of the WordPress Code Reference is now live!
Google Summer of Code 2014
Earlier this year WordPress was accepted as a mentoring company in Google Summer of Code 2014. On April 212 the five students have been accepted into the GSoC were announced: Arian Allenson M. Valdex, Guatam Gupta, Janneke Van Dorpe, Nick Hasley, and Varun Agrawal.
Dre– Dre will be competing at the Las Vegas Open this weekend!
Brad– Happy birthday, Lisa!
JJJ– Apple Cider Alcohol with a shot of Jack Daniels
WordCamp Miami– May 9-11
WordCamp Philly 2014– June 7-8th
WordCamp Chicago 2014– June 13-15th
WordCamp NYC 2014– August 2-3rd