Reminder: Ubuntu App Developer Week Starts Today

Ubuntu App Developer Week

Ubuntu App Developer Week

Are you interested in learning more about using the Ubuntu Platform for app development. Do you need or want to learn more about the various tools and processes used by the Ubuntu app developers? Then Ubuntu App Developer Week is for you!

Ubuntu App Developer Week is a week of online tutorials focused on Ubuntu application development using Ubuntu as the platform. This is an exciting time for the Ubuntu app developers; users, developers, soon-to-be developers and contributors all join forces to participate in the exchanging of knowledge to grow an even bigger and more vibrant Ubuntu App Developer Community which can include you!


The Ubuntu App Developer Week schedule is listed below and is littered with awesome talent and developers just wanting to show you how to become a new or better more seasoned application developer using Ubuntu and all the various tools as the platform.

Time (UTC) Mon 5 Sep Tue 6 Sep Wed 7 Sep Thu 8 Sep Fri 9 Sep
1600 Making Ubuntu a Target for App Developers -Jonathan Lange Creating a Grooveshark Scope for the Music Lens -Neil Patel Unity Mail: Webmail Notification on Your Desktop - Dmitry Shachnev Creating an App Developer Website: -John Oxton, David Planella Getting A Grip on Your Apps: Multitouch on GTK apps using Libgrip - Jussi Pakkanen
1700 Introducing Bazaar Explorer: Version Control for your Apps -Jonathan Riddell The Making of Unity 2D -Florian Boucault Launchpad Daily Builds and Rapid Feedback: Writing Recipe Builds -Jelmer Vernooij Rapid App Development with Quickly - Michael Terry Making Your App Speak Languages with Launchpad Translations -David Planella
1800 Your App & Launchpad best practices - Jason DeRose Making App Development Easy: Gedit Developer Plugins - Curtis Hovey Using the Ubuntu One APIs for Your Apps: An Overview - Stuart Langridge Developing with Freeform Design Surfaces: GooCanvas and PyGame - Rick Spencer Making your app appear in the Indicators - Ted Gould
1900 Getting Started With Python: a Hello World App - Alan Bell Publishing Your Apps in the Software Center: the MyApps Portal - Anthony Lenton Supercharging Your Apps with Unity Launcher Integration - Jason Smith Practical Ubuntu One Files Integration - Michael Terry Publishing Your Apps in the Software Center: The Business Side - John Pugh
2000   Publishing Your Apps in the Software Center: The App Review Board - Stéphane Graber Hello Vala: An Introduction to the Vala Language - Luca Bruno Will it Blend? Python Libraries for Desktop Integration - Marcelo Hashimoto Writing an App with Go -Gustavo Niemeyer


All these sessions are held on line on in the #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat IRC channels. Using your favorite IRC client you can join those channels on freenode and start participating.

Each session will be presented in the #ubuntu-classroom channel and attendees are voiced to chat and ask questions in the #ubuntu-classroom-chat channel.

Don't worry if you miss a session as logs to each session are made available as soon as possible.

More Information

For more information as well as links to past Ubuntu App Developer Week Sessions please see the Ubuntu App Developer Week Wiki and David Planella's Ubuntu 11.10 development update blog post.


Follow along as Ubuntu enthusiast and Community organizer Amber Graner helps put the "You" in Ubuntu.

Amber Graner is an active Ubuntu community member and organizer who encourages everyone around her to participate, support, and learn about Ubuntu and Open Source. With a smile and a sense of humor, Amber reminds people that there is a place for everyone in the Ubuntu community – regardless of technical skill level (or lack thereof). She is constantly looking for people, places, and events within the Ubuntu community that help inspire Ubuntu users to participate actively within the Ubuntu community. Email Amber at amber AT ubuntu-user DOT com.


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