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Tech Roundup Week Ending March 17

GPT-4: Everything we know so far GPT-4 is the latest in a series of natural language processing models created by OpenAI, one of the world’s leading AI research organizations. The model is designed to generate human-like text and can be used to create content for social media posts, emails, blogs, articles, and other forms of…

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Tech Roundup Week Ending March 10

6.2 Live Video Demo Anne McCarthy and Rich Tabor (moderated by Nathan Wrigley) give a video demo on WordPress.tv State of WordPress Security In 2022 Patchstack released a retrospective whitepaper on 2022 and the state of WordPress Security. Pattern Manager Beta WP Engine is looking for people to test their new Pattern Manager tool. This…

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Tech Roundup Week Ending March 3

WP Engine DE{CODE}  The WP Engine DE{CODE} event is a highly-anticipated gathering of WordPress developers, designers, and digital marketers worldwide. This event allows attendees to network with like-minded professionals and learn about the WordPress ecosystem’s latest trends, technologies, and best practices. The event features expert speakers who share their insights on WordPress development, design, security,…

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Tech Roundup Week Ending February 24

https://wptavern.com/wordpress-6-2-beta-3-released-contributors-to-host-live-product-demo-on-march-2 WordPress 6.2 Beta 3 has been released following the first-ever WordCamp Asia in Bangkok, Thailand. This beta release is open for testing by developers and users who want to try out the new features before the official release of WordPress 6.2 later this year. With these updates, WordPress continues to improve its user experience…

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Tech Roundup Week Ending February 17

https://wptavern.com/wordpress-6-2-beta-2-released-with-fixes-for-71-issues-and-important-performance-improvements-for-block-themes WordPress 6.2 Beta 2 has been officially released. The new update features improved code security, accessibility options, and even more user-friendly theme customization tools. With these changes, WordPress is making it easier for developers and non-technical users to create powerful websites quickly and easily. Additionally, the new version includes a variety of improvements to…

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Tech Roundup Week Ending February 10

https://wptavern.com/wordpress-6-2-beta-1-released-and-ready-for-testing WordPress 6.2 Beta 1 is now available for testing! This exciting new version has improved auto-updates and a brand new Site Health Check feature. Developers can test this version to ensure that their websites are compatible with the latest WordPress update. https://www.techzine.eu/news/devops/101684/report-shows-most-php-deployments-use-versions-no-longer-supported/ https://www.php.net/supported-versions.php PHP 7.4 is the most widely used version of PHP, even…

WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of November 14
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WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of November 14

Learn Accessibility β€’ The Return of SmashingConf β€’ PHP 8.2 Release Delayed β€’ Deno for Decoupled Front-End Development β€’ LogoIpsum, Post to Telegram, and WP .gitgnore β€’ Substack, the WordPress Plugin β€’ Cool Tool: Restrict With Stripe

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Pandemic experiences, “Are you disabled?” and the history of screen readers

Back in July, Sabina Ionescu published a lot of different responses from people in the WordPress community to questions about the impact of the pandemic on them. I missed it then, but it’s still relevant and worth reading. Some other things I’ve enjoyed but haven’t slipped into a post yet: Joanne Limburg discusses the agonizing…

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Patchstack enriches open vulnerability data with signals showing attack volume, method, and source

Back in August, Oliver Sild announced in Post Status Slack that Patchstack was opening up “additional data” to “enrich the vulnerability data” their service discloses, now “with [a] real-time IP feed of attackers who hit [Patchstack’s] virtual patches.” Virtual patches are Patchstack’s quick interventions for customers’ sites when an official patch doesn’t exist yet for…

Design and Development News for the Week of November 7
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Design and Development News for the Week of November 7

A new way to keep up with that fast-moving project we all rely on, PHP. β€’ Making wordpress/wordpress-develop usable in GitHub Codespaces. β€’ Help count WordPress contributors and sponsors β€’ Directory Serve is our cool tool of the week β€” a way to serve files to and from your phone.

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