Show Notes

Host

Andrew Nacin is a core developer of WordPress. As a member of the core team, he wrangles contributions, develops new features, and tries to fix more bugs than he creates. He lives in Washington, D.C., and works as a Tech Ninja at Audrey Capital, where he works on WordPress.org and other projects. He prefers decisions over options.

You can contact him on twitter @nacin, or on his website.

Sippin’ On

Brad-Tonic Water

Dre-Diet Canada Dry

Andrew-Snake Dog IPA

Pressing Topics

WordPress 3.9

Version 3.9 of WordPress has been released. It’s been named “Smith,” after legendary jazz musician Jimmy Smith. There are loads of new features including: an improved visual editor, live widget/header previews, and a new theme browser.

BuddyPress 2.0

BuddyPress 2.0 code named “Juliana” has just been released. It has some great new features like new admin tools, performance enhancements, and activity stream enhancements.

Jetpack 2.9.3

The Jetpack 2.9.3 update is a critical security update that fixes problems with allowing an attacker to bypass a site’s access controls and publish posts.

Billion Dollar Club

Matt Mullenweg is seeking funding which would put the value of WordPress at $1 billion.

Bar Tricks

Dre-Shameless plug for Dre’s blog on his experiences with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Brad-3.9 Dashicons, 30 new and improved icons for the 3.9 release.

Andrew-Full support for arbitrary domains and paths in 3.9, which is built into core. This will help with condensing sunrise files.

Events

WordCamp Austin-April 26-27

WordCamp Miami-May 9-11

WordCamp Connecticut-May 10

WordCamp Charleston-May 17

WordCamp Asheville-May 31-June 1

WordCamp Philly 2014 -June 7-8

WordCamp Chicago-June 13-15

WordCamp NYC-August 2-3