WordPress 2.0 was released last week and it includes a bunch of new features including WYSIWYG editing with a real-time preview and built-in Akismet comment spam plugin. Overall it is leaner, meaner, cleaner and faster. The blog post composition process has improved dramatically. Check out Niall Kennedy’s write-up on WordPress 2.0.
Also, check out the spify new re-design of wordpress.org.