Ubuntu Developer Week Sessions Announced

Once again Ubuntu Developer Week is around the corner and the community is invited to participate.

What is Ubuntu Developer Week?

Ubuntu Developer Week is an online, week of tutorial sessions targeted for all skill levels of Ubuntu Developers that help strengthen the Ubuntu Developer skills and community. Ubuntu Developer Week is a free online event that is open to all.

When is Ubuntu Developer Week?

Ubuntu Developer Week is scheduled for the week of February 28, 2011 to March 4, 2011 from 16:00 to 21:00 UTC daily.

What Tutorials are being offered during Ubuntu Developer Week?

The schedule for Ubuntu Developer week is as follows:

(Please note all times are in UTC)

  Mon, February 28, 2011 Tue, March 1, 2011 Wed, March 2, 2011 Thu, March 3, 2011 Fri, March 4th, 2011
16:00 UTC Getting Started with Development -- dholbach How to write a compiz plugin --smspillaz TestDrive - RoAkSoAx Integrating your package with Launchpad Translations - dpm Getting better bug reports -- nigelb andbdmurray
17:00 UTC Getting Started with Development -- dholbach How Stable Release Updates work -- jibel LoCo Directory Hacking - mhall119and cjohnston Getting Started with Unity 2D -- Kaleo Introducing boto EC2 Cloud API -- kim0
18:00 UTC Introduction to Ubuntu Distributed Development (UDD) -- barry The Ubuntu One App Developer Programme -- aquarius Ubuntu ARM and the OMAP4 images -- ogra Q+A with Ubuntu Engineering Director --rickspencer3 Introduction to Django Development -- lukasz
19:00 UTC Taking bite out of Unity --jcastro and DBO Rocking with Zeitgeist -- manish andseiflotfy Developing IRC bots --tsimpson Getting your app into Ubuntu (Post-release) --stgraber Getting started with daily builds in Launchpad --Quintasan
20:00 UTC Getting your fixes into Ubuntu , how to make sponsors happy --tumbleweed Getting your fixes into Debian, how to make community happy -- Rhondaand nigelb Rocking out with libunity -- kampstrup Good stuff in ubuntu-dev-tools -- bdrung Project Lightning Talks -- lots of people

How to participate in Ubuntu Developer Week.

Join the #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat IRC Channels on irc.freenode.net. Participants will be about to ask questions in #ubuntu-classroom-chat and should preface all questions with "QUESTION" (Without the quotes. For example: QUESTION: What skills and tools should I already have to effectively join in on the Ubuntu Developer Week Sessions?)

More information.

More information about Ubuntu Developer Week can be found on the Ubuntu Developer Week Wiki page.


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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