Public Dev Meeting June 30th

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Quick Summary

Similar to last few weeks with continued progress on Zelda and progressing towards future features like channels and the get helper.

Progress Report


  • Startup checks and error handling improvement - #5473
  • Fix blog title not updating when you change the name of your blog without refresh - #5477
  • Updated to Ember 1.13 - #5468
  • Refactored API to use pipeline - #5467
  • The get helper has been updated and has screenshots of a working example below. This is not merged in yet as there is still some work to be done - #4439

get helper front-facing get helper code


Priority Issues

  • Everything in the Zelda milestone is considered a blocker for the next release - #5314
  • The middleware refactor issue has a full list of all the middleware that needs to be split. Currently authenticate.js is the biggest priority in the list - #5286


  • An issue was created detailing everything that we would like to get done for the upcoming Ghost 0.7 release! - #5503
  • With the Ghost 0.7 release, the plan is to make the Ghost API public. For this release, it will be read-only. This allows the get helper and ajax in a theme to work. After this release, extending the API's functionality will be looked into.

Full details:

The full logs of the meeting can be found in our Slack logs.

What is this?

We hold a public development meeting pretty much every Tuesday at 5:30pm London time in the #ghost channel on Ghost's slack. In this meeting we discuss progress, important issues, and what is and isn't on the Roadmap. It's a chance for everyone to get involved and have their say about where Ghost goes next.

Hope to see you at next week's meeting: Tuesday 7th July, 5:30pm London time.