November 10, 2017 Comments Off

An update on the Media Initiative for Drupal 8.4/8.5

This blog has been re-posted with permission from Dries Buytaert’s blog . Please leave your comments on the original post

November 08, 2017 Comments Off

AWS Announces Availability of C5 Instances for Amazon EC2

SEATTLE – Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced the availability of C5 instances, the next generation of compute optimized instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)

November 07, 2017 Comments Off

WordPress 4.9 Release Candidate 2

The second release candidate for WordPress 4.9 is now available.

October 31, 2017 Comments Off

WordPress 4.9 Release Candidate

The release candidate for WordPress 4.9 is now available. 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 4.9 on Tuesday, November 14 , but we need your help to get there.

October 25, 2017 Comments Off

WordPress 4.9 Beta 4

WordPress 4.9 Beta 4 is now available! This software is still in development,  so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.9, try the  WordPress Beta Tester  plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”)

October 11, 2017 Comments Off

Drupal looking to adopt React

This blog has been re-posted with permission from Dries Buytaert’s blog . Please leave your comments on the original post. Last week at DrupalCon Vienna, I proposed adding a modern JavaScript framework to Drupal core.

October 05, 2017 Comments Off

WordPress 4.9 Beta 1

WordPress 4.9 Beta 1 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.9, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”).

October 02, 2017 Comments Off

The Month in WordPress: September 2017

This has been an interesting month for WordPress, as a bold move on the JavaScript front brought the WordPress project to the forefront of many discussions across the development world. There have also been some intriguing changes in the WordCamp program, so read on to learn more about the WordPress community during the month of September. JavaScript Frameworks in WordPress Early in the month, Matt Mullenweg announced that WordPress will be switching away from React as the JavaScript library WordPress Core might use — this was in response to Facebook’s decision to keep a controversial patent clause in the library’s license, making many WordPress users uncomfortable

September 25, 2017 Comments Off

Amazon Web Services Announces the Opening of Data Centers in the Middle East by Early 2019

SEATTLE – Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that it plans to open an infrastructure region in the Middle East by early 2019. The new AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region will consist of three Availability Zones at launch. Currently, AWS provides 44 Availability Zones across 16 infrastructure regions worldwide, with another 14 Availability Zones, across five AWS Regions in China, France, Hong Kong, Sweden, and a second GovCloud Region in the U.S.

September 01, 2017 Comments Off

The Month in WordPress: August 2017

While there haven’t been any major events or big new developments in the WordPress world this past month, a lot of work has gone into developing a sustainable future for the project. Read on to find out more about this and other interesting news from around the WordPress world in August