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Seattle Plone sprint with Ross Patterson

by Melody Winkle last modified Aug 18, 2009 02:11 PM

You are invited to two days of sprints on Thursday, August 27th and Friday, August 28th with featured guest Ross Patterson.

When Aug 27, 2009
from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Where Web Collective, 1402 3rd Avenue, Suite 1015, Seattle
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Ross Patterson, a member of the Plone 4 Framework Team, will be in Seattle for a few days at the end of August. Ross has been working with Web Collective on a project to implement the primary public pages of the University of Washington in Plone, and has been assisting with other Web Collective projects.

Schedule of Events

  • Thursday afternoon: The main sprint will be held on Thursday, August 27th, 1:00-5:00 pm
  • Thursday evening: Seattle Plone Gathering 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Friday:  We will optionally sprint all day on Friday, beginning in the morning and continuing during the regular Open Source Friday time (2:00-6:00 pm, after the 12:30 pm lunch)

Sprint Location

   Web Collective
   1402 3rd Avenue, Suite 1015
   Seattle, WA  98101
   (in the Vance Building on the 10th floor)

Possible Sprint Topics

Comparative benchmarking/load-testing (Ross Patterson)

Integrating p4a calendar improvements (Derek Hoshiko and Bryan Wilson)

Plone 4 testing (David Glick)

  • Testing of both Plone core and commonly used add-on products
  • Testing Plone 4 PLIPs
  • Try to upgrade a real life site to Plone 4 and see how it goes
  • Improve Plone's test coverage
  • Get some nightly performance tests going
  • Integration testing using selenium or windmill

Your ideas are welcome as well.

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