Upstream App Developer Outreach

Registered by Michael Hall on 2012-04-24

Identify and engage targetted upstreams to submit their apps to the Ubuntu Software Centre

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Jono Bacon
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
None
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Michael Hall
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for quantal
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-12.10

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

Ideas:
Make the trello board public and discuss how to use it
Attend game conferences
Flyers for LoCo booths/individuals
Point to the publish page on d.u.c
Flyers for John Pugh
Add more informaton on devportal for porting existing apps
Should writing new apps be less emphasized in the get started section?
Allow competition voting through R&R
Icon for website "This app is published in Ubuntu"
Ubuntu accomplishment for publishing an app (or submitting/reviewing)

Places to find apps:

Games:
http://www.icculus.org/lgfaq/gamelist.php?license=free
http://osgameclones.com/
http://shinnok.com/rants/2011/07/18/cool-open-source-games-you-should-contribute-to/
http://ludumdare.com/
Flash games (pkgme wrapper)
http://www.kongregate.com/
Lightspark/gnash
Flex

Code hosting sites:
Sourceforge
Launchpad
Github
http://freecode.com/
Humble Bundle
AdMob

(?)

Work Items

Work items:
[allison] File bug to get list of developers in MyApps: TODO
[mhall119] Add ARB team to trello board: DONE
[mhall119] Add Edubuntu team to trello board: DONE
[mhall119] Announce the trello board and how to use it (and how to become a member of it): DONE
[dpm] Create a wiki page with guidelines and instructions on how to contribute to adding new apps to the list of wanted apps (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/AppDevelopers/GettingUpstreamApps): DONE
[allison] Create set of accomplishments around app development and submission: TODO
[mhall119] Get new ARB packaging guide visible on devportal: POSTPONED

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