App Development Schools

Registered by David Planella on 2014-03-04

Review of the Ubuntu App Dev School events:
- Feedback from current events
- Review of school material

Promoting the organization of recurring App Dev Schools as a regular LoCo event such as the Global Jam

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Jono Bacon
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
David Planella
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
David Planella
Definition:
New
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

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Old blueprint:
https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/community-1403-appdev-schools

Notes:
Ramp up to UGJ and release parties:
2014-04-04 - 2014-04-06  - UGJ
2014-04-17 - Release parties

Mid week 13 (Mar 26/27): have Q&A sessions with app dev experts to resolve open questions
 - 26 March 9:00 UTC
 - 27 March 18:00 UTC

Standup Agendas:
 - 2014-03-20: slide review
 - 2014-03-21: agree on hands-on workshop instructions

(?)

Work Items

Work items for ubuntu-14.04-beta-2:
[dpm] add suggestions for "next steps" (how to extend tutorial apps): POSTPONED
[dholbach] add suggestions for "next steps" (how to extend tutorial apps): POSTPONED
[dholbach] set up daily standup for the next 3-4 weeks, invite loco folks: DONE
[dholbach] Get feedback from Chinese LoCo and blog about it: DONE
[dpm] Get feedback from Jose Rey about the event in Peru: DONE
[dholbach] set up wiki page for setting up "app dev school" events (explain how to reach out to loco folks to help with organisation of event - make sure they collect feedback - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoRunningAppDevSchool): DONE
[dpm] review wiki page for setting up "app dev school" events: DONE
[dholbach] ask for help, ask for feedback, ask for content, ask for questions: DONE
[dholbach] Organize a live Q&A session on with SDK experts to answer questions about app development in preparation for an App Dev School event: DONE
[dpm] Set up a schedule for the live Q&A sessions: DONE
[dholbach] blog about our efforts, invite folks to help, ask for help with virtualbox problem: DONE
[dholbach] update presentations with new slides and pictures: DONE
[jose] Write a blog post report about the Ubuntu App Dev School ran in Lima: DONE
[dholbach] chase dbarth/bzoltan for engineers for Q&A: DONE
[dpm] answer "how do I run the 'hands-on' part of the app dev school event?": DONE
[dholbach] answer "how do I run the 'hands-on' part of the app dev school event?": DONE
[jose] Mention the App Dev Schools initiative on the Loco teams update on 22nd of May: DONE
[dholbach] Publish a blog post about organizing App Dev Schools for UGJ and release parties (https://daniel.holba.ch/blog/2014/03/teaching-ubuntu-app-development/): DONE
[dpm] Write report about the Ubuntu App Dev School ran in Barcelona: INPROGRESS
[dholbach] work with LoCo Council to spread the news, help with user-testing, having first sessions: DONE
[dholbach] reach out to XDA folks (http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=51360053): DONE
[dholbach] set up form for app dev school feedback (https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ubuntuappdevschool): DONE
[dpm] talk to Pat/Ricardo about x86 emulator availability (https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/core-1311-ubuntu-touch-for-x86): DONE
[dholbach] reach out to Design and Product Management for a review of slides: INPROGRESS
[dpm] Set up a section for App Dev Schools on d.u.c: TODO
[dpm] Add a section on using the emulator for the presentation materials: TODO
[dpm] Create a short video on how to run an Ubuntu App Dev School: TODO
[dpm] Talk to Legal about the licenses of the images on the slides: TODO
[dpm] Add core apps stories to the presentation material and the blog posts: TODO

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