Developing new features in the open source world is a long process. Not because coding takes time, but because the maturation cycle is much longer. In a normal business development cycle, the specifications are usually quite clear and they will be validated before a release by QA. In most cases I encounter, the initial need is driven by a specific case, but due to the open nature, the implementation must eventually cover broader cases, driven by feature requests or stories from other users.
If you don’t know, Forrst is a invite-online developer and designer community started by Kyle Bragger (@kylebragger). It’s a fairly friendly community, with lots of great feedback from a wide variety of people with all levels of skill. However, one thing Forrst strives for is a community for all levels of people. From beginners to experts, designers and developers, Windo
So we’ve got that awesome Hudson server, checking out our projects at each commit, running all the tests and reporting on the outcome. That way we always know when something broke, what, and which committer just fell out of his Ballmer peak.
Just a reminder to anybody who is interested, this Monday is the second ProjectDrinks meetup. It will be at 6:30pm at Trois-Brasseurs, at the corner of St. Catherine and Crescent, downtown Montreal.br /
Last time people had some trouble finding the table, so it will be the one with a laptop on it.br /
I was contacted last time about a href = "http://notmanhouse.pbworks.com/w/page/37549246/Homepage"Notman House/a, which is supposedly a meeting place for web developers and tech entrepreneurs.