If you’re in the business of developing WordPress-based themes, plugins, or applications, then one of the most tedious tasks is figured out the best way to sync up the databases that exist between your development, staging, and product-level environments. Sure, the WordPress Import / Export utility is one way to do it (especially if you have it download the files from the existing site), and performing a SQL dump and then importing that into the new site is yet another way you could go about doing it. But what about the case when you’re moving the entire site – that […]
No worries here but it seems the core team, after a few issues with TinyMCE last night, has decided to have another Release Candidate prepped and then at least a 24 hour freeze with changes to the trunk. They are asking people to boot it up, test it, and see if you can break it. In fact, Andrew Nacin shares exactly what needs to be reviewed:
We are so excited to announce a brand new podcast affectionately called Hello Dolly. For those that have been around WordPress for a while (and ever installed a self-hosted version) then you’ll immediately get the reference that we’ve created here! It’s a true throwback and hat tip to the greatest jazz-related WordPress Plugin ever and represents a very similar mission: This is not just a [podcast], it symbolizes the hope and enthusiasm of an entire generation summed up in two words sung most famously by Louis Armstrong. Obviously we’ve exchanged the word podcast for plugin in this instance but you get […]
WP 3.5 tomorrow no longer looking good. Dear TinyMCE, you and I are breaking up after this. — Andrew Nacin (@nacin) December 10, 2012 It looks like not all is well in release land as some issues appears to have cropped up with TinyMCE per a few tweets that have been passing close to midnight tonight, the above via @Nacin. @Koop, another core developer, had this to say about the release that was scheduled to appear tomorrow at 11:00am EST:
Apparently one of the goals of flying your entire WordPress team into the same geographically region is so that you can beat the living snot out of each other with colored paint. Ah, the simple joys of dishing out pain to your friends…! Check out this short video they created which appears to be a teaser for a much larger feature coming out shortly.