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DX Hackfest

Last week I participated in the 2014 Developer Experience Hackfest. It was a great event – it’s so useful to spend time focusing on this important area, and it was an invaluable opportunity to move existing work forward and agree … Continue reading

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GNOME Developer Experience Hackfest, 2014 Edition

I’m about to travel to Berlin, to attend the 2014 GNOME Developer Experience Hackfest. We have about 22 confirmed participants, with a nice spread of expertise from both GTK+ to developer documentation. Last year we had a great Developer Experience … Continue reading

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Help Me! (Yet another docs hackfest blog post.)

Over the past couple of years, I’ve tried to sit down and do some work with the awesome GNOME docs team on a number of occasions, but something always seemed to get in the way. So I was really happy … Continue reading

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Telling GNOME’s Story

The 2013 GNOME Marketing hackfest finished yesterday. We did many things over the course of the three day event: we updated the design of the website, discussed new outreach initiatives and planned how to clean up the marketing wiki pages. … Continue reading

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DX Hackfest: Developer Documentation

The GNOME Developer Experience hackfest wrapped up a couple of days ago. It was definitely one of the best GNOME hackfests that I have attended. There were lots of people there with diverse affiliations (Canonical, Suse, Lanedo, Collabora, Red Hat, … Continue reading

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UX Hackfest next week in A Coruña

I’m really happy that we will be holding a two-day UX Hackfest prior to this year’s GUADEC conference. It’s been a while since we’ve had a UX Hackfest, and this was a great opportunity to get people together. This cycle … Continue reading

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GNOME 3 Hackfest, Day 3

We moved from the local Intel offices to the Dayananda Sagar Institutions today. This is where GNOME.Asia will be happening at the weekend. Registration for the event has been high, so we should have lots people at our talks (eek!) … Continue reading

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GNOME 3 Hackfest, Day One

Things got off to a good start today here in Bangalore. We left early in a (failed) attempt to beat the ever-present traffic, and were greeted with a warm welcome at the Intel office which is hosting us for the … Continue reading

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