LoCo Team Coding Challenge

Registered by Michael Hall on 2013-04-29

Plan a development challenge for Ubuntu LoCo Teams to produce location-specific apps or scopes

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Jono Bacon
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Michael Hall
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Michael Hall
Definition:
New
Series goal:
Accepted for saucy
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-13.07

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Sprints

Whiteboard

[Goals]
Build interest in development within our LoCo teams
SDK Apps
Scope
Making loco teams more visible on the desktop/phablet

[Ideas]
Documentation of the goals of the initiative
Workshops to help loco developers get started
Make sure there is good documentation for writing scopes
Make sure there is good documentation for writing QML apps
Need to help promote the work being done by those teams
Work with local entities encouraging developers to use local apis
Organize hackathons at the local level for joint development
  Need help finding places to hold them, prizes, etc
  Provide a device to try it out on
  Target local colleges/universities
Unconference-style with presentations, work, dinner after, etc
Coordinate with BarCamps

[Related topic]
In Copenhagen UDS fall of 2012 we discussed in the community track about "Making the community obvious" (http://summit.ubuntu.com/uds-r/meeting/21319/community-r-making-community-obvious-on-the-desktop/) this could perhaps be of interest in the future.

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Work Items

Work items for ubuntu-13.05:
[mhall119] Put together a wiki page detailing the goals, ideas and timeline for the project: INPROGRESS

Work items for ubuntu-13.06:
[mhall119] Schedule a series of workshops to help development teams get started: TODO

Work items for ubuntu-13.07:
[mhall119] Put together a wiki page listing the projects being worked on: TODO
[mhall119] Promote the project through blogs and social media: TODO

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