Ushahidi Open Dev Community chat and Hackathon

By Jessica Colaço
  Published 23 Aug 2011
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Ushahidi Open Dev Community chat and Hackathon
Join Ushahidi on Saturday, August 27th, 2011 for an Open Development Community call and a Nairobi Ushahidi Hackathon.

Community Development Open Call

The Ushahidi development community open callsare being restarted and invite you to join a skype chat/ustream call. The team of developers (Mobile, Swift, and Ushahidi) will be available to answer questions, take your feedback and brainstorm with you on the best ways to open up. This chat will be focused on technical development. Future community chats will be held to focus on other topics. The call will take place at 6:00pm andwill be part of the hackathon day and is set to be time zone friendly. The Ushahidi team is working on streamlining the communication points (wiki, blog, forums, dev chat and mailing lists) to make it easier for you to participate in features, bug fixes and more.

Nairobi Ushahidi Hackathon: Mobile, Crowdmap, Swift River and Ushahidi

The iHub will be holding a Nairobi Ushahidi hackathon on Saturday, August 27, 2011 for some braining and hacking: Register now! Schedule: Date: Saturday, August 27, 2011 Duration: 12:00 – 8:00pm Pizza for 7:00pm Some of the hacks or bugs that we will focus on include:
  • River id and some of its components for Openid, OAuth
  • Ushahidi API
  • J2ME app
  • Your plugin ideas
  • Web designers: we could use a hand testing a design theme process.
  • Non-techs are welcome to work on documentation, some communications tasks, photos and video fun
Virtual participants are welcome to join the hackathon via skype dev chat. Original post can be found here by Heather Leson.
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