The Story Behind the New WordPress.com

  • Calypso is an Automattic project while WordPress itself is created by the community at large.
  • Seeing the apps come together and using them internally really started to justify all the hard work we’d spent building the Calypso codebase.
  • Calypso can only be used to interface with WordPress via the WordPress.com REST API right now.

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@DameanDaemon: “The Story Behind the New #WordPress – Yep, there is some #Nodejs and #Reactjs in the future”


A little over a year and a half ago, we had a dramatic rethink of the technologies and development workflows for building with WordPress. Our existing codebase and workflows had served us well, but ten years of legacy was beginning to seriously hinder us from building the modern, fast, and mobile-friendly experiences that our users…


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