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 +**New Developers Working Group**
 +====== Meeting Notes: May 15, 2019 ======
 +
 +===== Introductions =====
 +  * Terran McCanna - PINES, some basic front-end work (HTML, CSS, Template Toolkit, little bit of Java), hoping to learn more to be able to fix more bugs
 +  * Aimee Joy Grillo - Parkland Community Library, minimal coding experience, no development environment access ​
 +  * Becky Wanamaker - Parkland also, minimal coding experience
 +  * Ian Sheddan (not present) - works with Aimee & Becky at Parkland
 +  * Benjamin Murphy - NC Cardinal, Eastern, background in computer science, PHP / Java / C / HTML / CSS / Template Toolkit, wants to re-engage skills that haven’t used in a while - trying to get up a test server set up for NC Cardinal, but don’t have one yet
 +  * Courtney Brown - NC Cardinal, Eastern - systems librarian, very limited coding, works with Benjamin
 +  * Geoff Sams - North Texas Library consortium - technology officer & library manager, Central Time Zone, background is IT - javascript & visual basic back in high school, interested in testing - worked on testing hatch - no official access to a test environment,​ has utilized community test environment with 
 +  * Jane Sandberg - Linn Benton Community College - Pacific - half cataloging librarian, half systems librarian, core committer to Evergreen, interested in making Evergreen more accessible and more user friendly - Test environment:​ Blake from MOBIUS set up some docker images to install locally on laptop (needs strong memory and speed)
 +  * Lynn Floyd - SC Lends - HTML / CSS / TT2 - Interested in user experience, access to test environment she set up herself - Bill Erickson did a script that runs through install ​
 +  * NOBLE - 4 people - Michelle Morgan, Martha Driscoll, Suzanne Paterno, Christine Morgan - all of them have submitted code for bugs that have been accepted into core code - Martha maintains test servers with their own data
 +  * Tiffany Little - Low to intermediate skill level, HTML / CSS in high school, Excel Macro code - interested in Acquisitions and everything else
 +
 +===== Goals =====
 +
 +  * Development Wiki - Terran, Tiffany, Lynn 
 +    * Overview of the different elements - “The Landscape of Evergreen”
 +    * Organize existing documentation that is in the Evergreen Wiki
 +    * Add information from conference sessions, links to outside resources
 +  * Accessibility Tagging - Jane is willing to be group lead
 +  * Add descriptive documentation to existing code (ie, “This function does x”)
 +  * Links out to documentation pages from staff interface
 +  * Launchpad:
 +    * Launchpad is the site where all Evergreen bugs / wish list items / new feature development is tracked for discussion and testing.
 +    * Anyone can register for a launchpad account to be able to participate. ​
 +    * https://​bugs.launchpad.net/​evergreen ​
 +  * Bug Squashing Week: 
 +    * Next week, May 20-24, 2019
 +    * Info at: https://​wiki.evergreen-ils.org/​doku.php?​id=dev:​bug_squashing
 +    * IRC (Evergreen chat channel): https://​webchat.freenode.net/?​channels=evergreen
 +    * For people new to bug squashing, feel free to contact Terran. Terran is willing to do screensharing (via Google Meet) or help via email or in IRC.
 +
 +===== Standard Meeting Time =====
 +Third Thursday of the month, 3pm Eastern
 +
 +The Evergreen Community Calendar is at: 
 +https://​evergreen-ils.org/​communicate/​calendar/​
 +
 +===== Mailing List =====
 +
 +Not yet set up - will request: eg-newdevs@evergreen-ils.org
 +
 +===== Action Items =====
 +  * Terran and Tiffany will set up framework for new development wiki, look at where existing development wiki pages are
 +  * Terran will get the eg-newdevs mailing list set up and everyone in the meeting added to it
 +  * Everyone in the group should register for a launchpad if they have not yet done so
 +  * Terran will add the standing meeting to the Evergreen community calendar
 +  * Terran will send meeting notes to the eg-newdevs
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newdevs/meetings/notes-2019-05.txt · Last modified: 2019/05/16 11:06 by tmccanna

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