A couple of weeks ago, K. Adam White contacted me about working on the next iteration of the standards.
Unfortunately, I was unavailable for the time during which he and some others were going to be discussing the potential upcoming changes, but I knew the planning would be in good hands with the crew with which he was working.
Yesterday, he published the first post about the upcoming changes, what we’re planning to adopt, some notes about our plans, and then what’s coming in the next steps.
For those of you who are interested in following along or aren’t able to contribute as much as you’d like, here’s what’s currently planned:
- We will be implementing some minor deviations between the jQuery standards and some “better practices”
- There are also points to be discussed on basing certain things around similarities with the PHP Coding Standards, as well.
Overall, I’m really excited as this is something that’s been needed for quite some time, and I think it’s going to go along way in even helping to clear up some tickets in Trac around WordPress core.
With that said, we’re meeting at 2PM EST on Freenode in #wordpress-dev for those of you who can make it. I’m planning to be there hanging out, seeing what’s planned, and working with the rest of the community to make this happen.