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On Feature Projects and Shiny Updates

On Feature Projects and Shiny Updates

At WordCamp Netherlands 2016 I explained the concept behind WordPress feature projects and how they are being managed. Using Shiny Updates as an example, I shared some lessons I've learned along the way. In addition to that, I gave a quick glimpse at other upcoming feature projects.

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Pascal Birchler

October 15, 2016
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  1. On Feature Projects and Shiny Updates

  2. Pascal Birchler
 @swissspidy

  3. Contributing to WordPress Is Fun

  4. Contributing to WordPress Is Rewarding

  5. Contributing to WordPress Is Tough

  6. 272 Contributors to 4.6

  7. 4000 Open Tickets

  8. Breaking out of the Schedule

  9. Feature Projects?

  10. None
  11. Embeds

  12. None
  13. Not Just a Feature

  14. MVP

  15. Accessibility

  16. Project Management

  17. None
  18. Let’s Talk About Shiny Updates

  19. Work in Progress

  20. It All Began With WordPress 4.2

  21. Refining Shininess

  22. The Bleak Screen of Sadness™

  23. None
  24. Shiny Updates vs. Embeds

  25. The User Experience

  26. The Developer Experience

  27. Getting Feedback

  28. Lessons Learned

  29. Feature Creep

  30. None
  31. Communication Is Oxygen

  32. Oh, JavaScript!

  33. Introducing Bugs

  34. A Fresh Focus

  35. Shiny Updates III

  36. Weekly Meetings

  37. More Feature Projects

  38. None
  39. None
  40. Bright Future Ahead

  41. To Sum Things Up

  42. — The End —