How Modern JavaScript Influences WordPress Development

WordPress has always been recognized as a very welcoming platform for developers at any level of expertise. The block editor not only brought an entirely new editing experience for users but also redefined the way plugins and themes are developed.

In this session, you will learn how the JavaScript ecosystem has flourished in recent years, creating a wide range of opportunities for contributors working on the Gutenberg project. We will take a look at many of the architectural decisions that have sought to make the transition as smooth as possible for those familiar with developing products and services based on WordPress.

What You’ll Learn

  • History of JavaScript
  • Architecting Gutenberg
  • Embracing Modern JavaScript
  • Practical application of Modern JavaScript in WordPress