Ubuntu App Developer Week Enabling and Inspiring Developers

Ubuntu App Developer Week, will take place in online in the #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat IRC channels on April 11-15, 2011 from 16:00 to 21:00 UTC each day.

David Planella of the Ubuntu Community Team at Canonical says "Our goal is to give all attendees a taste of the wide variety of tools on the Ubuntu platform that can be used to create awesome applications, and to showcase some applications that have been created and explain how they were put together."


Take a look at the this talent packed schedule to see what sessions you'll have the opportunity would like to participate in. (All times in UTC)

Time Mon 11 Apr Tue 12 Apr Wed 13 Apr Thu 14 Apr Fri 15 Apr
16:00 Enabling Multitouch and Gestures Using uTouch - Chase Douglas and Stephen Webb PyGTK is dead, long live PyGI! Using gobject-introspection in Python -Martin Pitt Qt Quick: QML the Language - Jürgen Bocklage-Ryannel (Nokia) Qt Quick: Elements/Animations/States - Jürgen Bocklage-Ryannel (Nokia) Qt Quick: Extend with C++ - Jürgen Bocklage-Ryannel (Nokia
17:00 GObject Introspection: The New Way For Developing GNOME Apps in Python, JavaScript and Others -Tomeu Vizoso Zeitgeist API & Zeitgeist Application Integration -Manish Sinha (मनीष सिन्हा) and Seif Lotfy Make your applications work in the cloud with Ubuntu One - Stuart Langridge Qt Quick: Rapid Prototyping - Jürgen Bocklage-Ryannel (Nokia) Phonon: Multimedia in Qt - Harald Sitter
18:00 From English to any language: internationalizing your apps - David Planella GStreamer+Python: Multimedia Swiss Army Machete - Jason DeRose Take control of your desktop easily with DBus - Alejandro J. Cura Rapid App Development with Quickly - Michael Terry Integrating music applications with the Sound Menu Conor Curran
19:00 Widgetcraft: The Art of Creating Plasma Widgets - Harald Sitter Creating a KDE app with KAppTemplate - Jonathan Thomas Touchégg: Bringing Multitouch Gestures to your Desktop - José Expósito Getting Your App in the Distro: the Application Review Process - Allison Randal pkgme: Automating The Packaging Of Your Project -James Westby
20:00 Rock solid Python development with unittest/doctest - Barry Warsaw Thunderbird + Unity = Awesome, and how JSCtypes lets you get to the candy - Mike Conley Unity: Integrating with Launcher and Places -Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen Adding Indicator Support to your Apps - Ted Gould Unity Technical Q&A - Jason Smith and Jorge Castro
21:00 open slot STORY: Unity, hacking on a real-world app - Marco Trevisan Tracking Source Code History with Bazaar -Jelmer Vernooij Using Launchpad to get your application translated -Henning Eggers Lightning Talks -nigelbabu


Use any irc client and join #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat on irc.freenode.net. Users can also connect using webchat as well.

More information:

Don't worry if there are sessions that you would like to attend but know you can't; logs will be available after each session.

Additional information can be found on the Ubuntu App Developer Week Wiki.

Happy Ubuntu App Developing!


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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