[Qgis-developer] [Qgis-user] FOSS4G 2014 Workshop submissions
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Fri Mar 14 15:25:24 PDT 2014
On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 9:08 PM, Larry Shaffer <larrys at dakotacarto.com>wrote:
> Hi Tim, et al.,
> I am currently working on a presentation and workshop for the upcoming
> inaugural QGIS user group meeting in DC . The concept is on how to
> become a QGIS developer. There is an obvious dearth of developers in the US
> compared to around the globe, though most certainly not because there is a
> lack of potential developers.
> The focus will be on the many avenues one can gain working knowledge and
> apply their ideas to help the project and themselves or their business,
> whether it be with writing plugins, standalone apps, documentation or
> tutorials, or submitting code pull requests. The goal is to get potential
> US developers excited about and involved in the project.
> The presentation/workshop covers taking the first steps from user to
> developer and an overview of the project's structure and organization. It
> includes an overview of the technologies used and recommends tools and
> workflows for working with and managing both QGIS and Python/plugin source
> code. It is not about how to specifically write code, but how to gain the
> knowledge and set up the development environment to do so, regardless of
> platform, and what to do with the working and finished code/plugin/app.
> Additionally, it covers the benefits of becoming a developer, or
> sponsoring one as a business.
> I think this would make a good FOSS4G workshop, especially once the
> presentation/workshop has been trial-run at the US user meeting. I've done
> smaller, similar presentations for the local GIS community here in the past.
> If others agree this would be a good workshop, I'll submit something today.
Great - +1 from me!
>  http://qgis.us/#meetings
> Larry Shaffer
> Dakota Cartography
> Black Hills, South Dakota
> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 12:11 PM, Tim Sutton <lists at linfiniti.com> wrote:
>> Hi All
>> I was just wondering if anyone has made submissions to run QGIS workshops
>> at the upcoming FOSS4G 2014 event. As I write this it is about 13 hours to
>> the closing event. It would be great if those planning to submit workshop
>> proposals coordinate a little to avoid duplication. I know Jeffrey Johnson
>> is putting in to do a QGIS Analysis workshop. Is anyone planning to offer
>> an introductory workshop (or anything else)?
>> It would be great if the US folks could pool effort - perhaps also giving
>> a quick start guide to writing QGIS plugins would be nice!
>> Tim Sutton - QGIS Project Steering Committee Member
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