I'm not planning to travel there but I'd like to work on some design
elements. Let me know what you have on your list as far as designing
and marking up goes.
On Aug 28, 2008, at 12:29 PM, Sean Cribbs wrote:
I'm excited to announce the Radiant CMS Sprint Weekend.
A day to weekend-long hackfest to help finish some features for the
0.7 release of Radiant CMS. The official goals are -- refactoring
the admin controllers toward REST, implementing a new UI, adding
blogging features, improving the extension registry, and writing
Saturday, October 25, 2008, 8:00AM-6:00PM (official hours at the
venue -- unofficially all weekend)
Carrboro Creative Co-working
205 Lloyd St, Suite 101
Carrboro, NC 27510 USA
Members of the Radiant dev team and community - hopefully you!
THIS IS NOT A CONFERENCE! The focus is on hacking out a lot of code/
design/documentation in a short amount of time. We encourage anyone
who can contribute their code, web design, or writing skills to
attend. If you'll be coding, we expect a workable knowledge of
Rails, RSpec, and Git -- bonus points if you've worked on Radiant
before, built extensions, or have experience with RESTful controller
design and web-services. If you'll be doing design, we expect a
-- bonus points if you know Haml, Sass, Prototype, Scriptaculous,
and LowPro. If you want to do documentation, we expect you to be
able to write clearly and use the Radiant wiki -- bonus points if
you write clean HTML.
All work and no play makes a dull Rubyist, so rest assured that
we'll have some free-time to relax, see the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel
Hill sights, eat, drink, and be merry.
If you plan to attend, please fill out this form so we know you're
If you will be traveling to North Carolina from out-of-state or need
assistance making travel plans, please feel free to contact me
On behalf of John Long and the rest of the dev team, I sincerely
hope you can make it!
Lead Developer, Radiant CMS
P.S. If you are a business or individual interested in sponsoring
some food, drink or swag for the attendees, please contact me
P.P.S. My apologies to those who expressed interest in attending in
the Northeast USA and those from outside the USA - since the scope
of this weekend is small, it was easiest to host it close to home.
Watch the mailing lists for information about a more formal
conference-like gathering soon.
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