[Qgis-developer] [Qgis-user] FOSS4G 2014 Workshop submissions
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Fri Mar 14 15:26:56 PDT 2014
Thanks everybody for responding - it is nice to see that there will be good
representation of QGIS there, and from what I can see nobody is duplicating
each other's work!
On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 12:25 AM, Tim Sutton <lists at linfiniti.com> wrote:
> 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
> 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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> Tim Sutton - QGIS Project Steering Committee Member
> Please do not email me off-list with technical
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Tim Sutton - QGIS Project Steering Committee Member
Please do not email me off-list with technical
support questions. Using the lists will gain
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surrounding your issue will be shared with all.
Irc: timlinux on #qgis at freenode.net
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