Release Notes: There have been more updates to the Post Formats UI, including image drag-and-drop support for the Image format. There is now oEmbed support for Rdio and Spotify, a more polished Post Revisions display, and improvements to the new TwentyThirteen theme.
Release Notes: There were many bugfixes between Beta1 and Beta2, but the biggest change was a new approach to the Post Formats UI, which has done well in user testing.
Release Notes: New features include but are not limited to a new UI for Post Formats, Twenty-Thirteen, an opinionated, colorful, blogging theme, improved audio/video embedding without needing to rely on a third-party service, auto-save that uses browser local storage to keep your edits even if your server or browser crash, post-locking that improves post editing when more than one person needs to edit the same post, improvements to the Nav Menu user interface, and a new revisions feature for comparing edit histories.
Release Notes: A new workflow for working with image galleries, including drag-and-drop reordering and quick caption editing. A new user interface for setting static front pages for the Reading Settings screen. A new image editing API.
Release Notes: Changes coming in WordPress 3.5 include a simplified welcome screen, a new color picker, and HiDPI graphics (AKA "retina") throughout the Dashboard. WP_Query can now return posts in a specific order with the post__in parameter. New Posts and Comments APIs are available. There's now support for protcocol-relative links when enqueuing scripts and styles. Updates have been applied to SimplePie, jQuery, jQuery UI, and TinyMCE, and newly-added Underscore and Backbone libraries. A revamped Media Library is still in development.
Release Notes: There have been major changes to the new Menu feature since beta 1. Also, improvements to custom taxonomies and custom post types, new multisite functions, TwentyTen theme improvements, user capability contro, and many bug fixes.
Release Notes: New features include a new default theme (TwentyTen), editor styles, which allow themes to include an editor-style.css file for use in the WYSIWYG editor to more accurately reflect the final appearance of content, navigation menus for finer control over site navigation links, more support for custom post types, multi-site capability (merged from the WordPress-MU codebase), bulk plugin and theme upgrades, and a Shortlinks API.
Release Notes: This release works around certain themes calling get_categories() in such a way that it would fail in 2.8. Dashboard memory usage is reduced, fixing incomplete page generation for some people. The automatic upgrade no longer accidentally deletes files when cleaning up from a failed upgrade; A problem where the rich text editor wasn’t being loaded due to compression issues has been worked around; Extra security has been put in place to better protect you from plugins that do not do explicit permission checks.