I am super proud to have noted as a noteworthy contributor. It is such an honour to be featured in this list with such great people.
This was a really big release for me, getting many very long standing ticket merged into core, like adding caching to WP_Query. I worked really hard on performance, even finding last minute performance issues at 1am in the morning.
The performance improves to WordPress are notable. See these comparisons.
WordPress 5.9 – 2022 theme
WordPress 6.0 – 2022 Theme
WordPress 6.1 – 2022 Theme
If you are interested in some of the work, that I did as part of the WordPress 6.1 release, you can see the dev notes I wrote on the make WordPress Blog. If you are interested in sponsoring my work, this can be done on gitbub sponsor page.