Core Apps plans for 13.10

Registered by Michael Hall on 2013-05-13

Roadmap the goals for the Ubuntu Touch Core Apps projects for the next cycle and what needs to be ready in order to use them in the default product offering.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Michael Hall
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Alan Pope 🍺🐧🐱 🦄
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Alan Pope 🍺🐧🐱 🦄
Definition:
New
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

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== Core Apps List ==
 * Apps that should be moved to the Consumer Apps umbrella
 * New apps that can be developed under the Core Apps program
 * Collection apps that could be moved into the Core Apps program

== Quality Assurance ==
 * Automated test coverage
 * Manual community testing

== Localization ==
 * Configuring projects for Launchpad translations
 * Support RTL layouts
 * Support local date format conventions

== Convergence ==
 * Support orientation changes
 * Support multiple screen sizes & formfactors
 * Support pointer & keyboard interaction

(?)

Work Items

Work items for ubuntu-13.05:
[nskaggs] Incorporate ubuntu touch applications as part of cadence testing : TODO
[nskaggs] Add ubuntu touch to contribution statistics: TODO
[nskaggs] Ramp up ubuntu touch testing: TODO
[nskaggs] Ensure coverage for ubuntu touch core apps -- both manual and automated: TODO
[nskaggs] Follow-up and ensure jenkins for core phone apps is launched: TODO
[mhall119] Work with dpm to reach out to candidate apps: INPROGRESS
[mhall119] Blog about alpha milestone for Core Apps progress: TODO
[nskaggs] Create blueprints, topic, and burndown chart for ubuntu core apps testing: TODO
[mhall119] Define Alpha, Beta, Final milestones for Clock: DONE
[mhall119] Define Alpha, Beta, Final milestones for Calendar: TODO
[mhall119] Define Alpha, Beta, Final milestones for Calculator: TODO
[mhall119] Define Alpha, Beta, Final milestones for Weather: TODO
[mhall119] Define Alpha, Beta, Final milestones for FileManager: TODO
[mhall119] Define Alpha, Beta, Final milestones for Facebook: TODO
[mhall119] Define Alpha, Beta, Final milestones for RSS Reader: TODO
[mhall119] Define Alpha, Beta, Final milestones for Email Client: BLOCKED
[mhall119] Define Alpha, Beta, Final milestones for Document Viewer: TODO
[mhall119] Define Alpha, Beta, Final milestones for Youtube: BLOCKED
[mhall119] Define Alpha, Beta, Final milestones for Terminal: DONE

Work items for ubuntu-13.06:
[mhall119] Get Core Apps developers writing autopilot tests: TODO

Work items:
[nskaggs] Investigate reporting results directly from the ubuntu touch image / application : TODO
[dpm] Collect visual design information for Core Apps: TODO
[dpm] Define timeline for delivery of visual designs for apps: TODO
[nskaggs] Define manual testing plan for all apps in Sep: TODO
[nskaggs] Execute manual testing plan for all apps in Sep: TODO

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