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Attracting Developers To WordPress

alainschlesser.com | Mar. 21, 2016 | 10 min read

WordPress carries a lot of technology debt, and efforts like Calypso are effort in the right direction. Alain discusses few other dev related topics.

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Tom Harrigan

The (safe-ish) way forward with bumping the PHP version is to probably do an update check and not allow the update if the next version of WP doesn't support the current PHP version (and display a message to make them aware that their PHP version is out of date)

Carl Alexander

I'm hoping it comes this year... I was a bit bummed it wasn't mentioned at the state of the word. It's not a deal breaker, but I do miss anonymous functions. :(