Community team weeks 49+50 update
nicholas.skaggs at canonical.com
Fri Dec 11 17:31:14 UTC 2015
Stop the presses! As an addendum, this stuff also happened and is
Next version of Pilot testing will be highlighting new bluetooth
stack. Will be ready in time for OTA-9.
Music - work started on streaming support at the platform level
- precursor to adding various streaming services to Music app
Weather - meeting with new owners of Weather.com (one of our
data providers) to hand over documentation and API keys for
migration to new platform in place since IBM purchase
Docviewer - a few minor fixes landing shortly, and some planning
for the next release, and an early play with new features in
Google Code In
Great opening week
More than 200 active students working on tasks for the
+ Over 100 tasks already completed
On 12/11/2015 12:18 PM, David Planella wrote:
> Hi all,
> Here are some highlights of what the Ubuntu Community Team at
> Canonical together with some other community members have been working
> on in the last two weeks:
> As a bonus, as I got reminded the previous update wasn't send, you get
> the full month update ;)
> ## Week 49+50
> - Review of Snappy App Developer Manual, put together a plan to
> integrate it into official docs, discussed it with the team. Started
> work on integrating the docs into snappy and snapcraft upstream and
> into the developer site.
> - Finalised Snappy+Snapcraft training materials. Being reviewed now.
> Q&A with the team happening on 21st Dec.
> - Snappy Clinic about snapcraft releases 0.5 and 0.6.
> - Fixed a number of issues in click-reviewers-tools.
> General community
> - UbuCon Summit preparations:
> - Preliminary schedule
> - Registrations are open
> - Speakers http://ubucon.org/en/events/ubucon-summit-us/speakers
> - Promotion plan
> Developer Site
> - Deployment to staging and testing of and improvements for the Django
> and Django CMS update of the site.
> - Work on various fixes for the site.
> - Rework of the markdown importer for snappy documentation is almost
> ## Week 47+48
> General Community
> - Recruited mentors for Google CodeIn (more needed)
> - Crowd-sourced some additional tasks for CodeIn (more needed)
> - Organise contact for UnixStickers to enable them to sell Ubuntu
> branded stickers
> - Scopes Showdown preparation
> - Community Council election.
> - David Callé attended Ubucon Paris as staff
> Developer site
> - Landed new oem snaps plugins
> - Working on Django upgrade, now deployed on staging and working.
> Needs a database import and further testing now.
> - New version of the thumbnailer tutorial (QML)
> - Work on breaking up, improving and generalising the markdown importer.
> - Work with Django CMS upstream on fixing the importer issues.
> Core Apps
> - Pushed new Music app with UI Toolkit 1.3 support to QA for testing
> which was approved and uploaded to the store
> - Identified bug in Toolkit affecting headerless apps (Clock /
> Calculator / Weather), worked around for now, but needs fixing
> properly in the toolkit.
> - Further testing UI Toolkit 1.3 and many other updates to the
> DocViewer. Almost ready for release. Targetting middle of Week 49 for
> store upload.
> - Resolved issues with Jenkins being incorrectly configured for
> autolanding for some core apps
> - Resolve a few minor bugs in Notes, identified by QA team
> - Minor clock update submitted to QA which changes alarm preview audio
> playback to line up with coming Qt 5.5 platform update
> - Updated Calendar in the store which improves performance and adds
> optional week view
> - Creation of Training materials for Snappy + Snapcraft.
> - Planning of next Snappy Clinic.
> - Various docs fixes.
> - Review of App Developer Manual, planning of reintegrating it into
> the official docs, work is underway.
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