Calypso codebase was open-sourced after one year and a half of cross-team collaboration through GitHub and peer code reviews through the PR review system. You can check out the active public repository Automattic/wp-calypso as we continue to develop it. Everyone is invited to contribute.
Official announcement on Automattic Engineering blog:
More thoughts from Automattic CEO – Matt Mullenweg:
There was lots of positive feedback from the community about open-sourcing new WordPress.com and the technical solutions used to build it. I collected some of them and present below.
Facebook Open Source:
John-David Dalton – creator of lodash:
Christopher Chedeau – React core developer from Facebook:
Mikael Rogers – creator of NodeConf & JSFest (also retweeted by Node.js):
Dan Abramov – creator of Redux and React Hot Loader from Facebook:
Answer with a simplified architectural diagram comes from Nikolay Bachiyski from Automattic.
App for Mac:
App for Windows:
App for Linux:
More reading about Calypso
If you are looking for more details about new WordPress.com, you should check also those links to interesting blog posts:
- Clearing the air: Is WordPress being rewritten in Node.js and React? – by Wes Bos
- Thoughts on WordPress – by Klaus Harris
- The new WordPress.com – by Ben Dwyer