showcase fixes 09-Nov-09 (teefal)
We had a real backlog of projects waiting to go live on the site. This weekend I tweaked several things and fixed a few bugs, and as a result, a slew of new ballots went out. Now every public project has at least one vote, which means they're all visible. We're up to 102 projects! Quite a selection. Lots of great stuff. http://squeakland.org/showcase/ On a more technical note, I changed the "re-ballot" priority to make things more fair. As ballots expire, projects are picked to get new ballots. Before tonight I favored projects that were the oldest. I've switched...
100 tickets for the next Etoys 24-Nov-09 (teefal)
We've gone through the list of 190+ tickets in JIRA and reduced that to an even 100 for the next version of Etoys, expected June 2010. http://tracker.squeakland.org If you'd like to champion particular issues, try voting in JIRA, which is now much more obvious because of the Popular Issues tab in JIRA. Simply click on the issue you want, the look to the left and click "Vote for it". This will raise the issue in our awareness :) And if you have any new ideas, simple create the issue. You need a JIRA account to vote or create issues. (It's...
First Squeakland Book Sprint 26-Nov-09 (teefal)
Squeakland will have it's first Book Sprint to create a Reference Manual for Etoys! Please join us online during the week of December, 7 to December12, 2009. The book will serve as - the manual you can look up every part of Etoys, - the documentation of what we commit to support in Etoys and - the starting point for other, more elaborate materials. For writing we intend to use FLOSS Manuals. The manual will be available online (html and pdf format), and as a real book per print-on-demand. It will be licensed under MIT, so that we can...