Matt announced the availability of WordPress 2.8 for download, today and it is named Baker.Though there may not be any major visual differences between WordPress 2.8 and 2.7, the latest release is supposed to be much faster, and a lot different in how it does styling and scripting.
One bring improvement in wordpress 2.8 is the ease with which you can install a wordpress theme from the themes directory.All it takes is just one click from your wordpress dashboard.
And for those who would like to do those quick short edits to themes and plugins via the wordpress editor, there is now a new CodePress editor which gives syntax highlighting, making your life a lot easier. There is also this contextual documentation for the wordpress functions in the file you’re editing, linked right below the editor. Wow, this is cool Matt.
Though WordPress widgets have been around for a long time now, WordPress 2.8 makes it easier to edit and move the widgets between sidebars. Definitely a big change in usability of wordpress widgets.
Read the full list of new features in WordPress 2.8 here and download wordpress 2.8 on to your servers with the one click upgrade.