Contribute/Webdev/Group 08 20 12

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Meeting Details

  • Meeting time: Monday, August 20 at 10:30 AM Pacific
  • Video: David Boswell's vidyo room (use this link for guest access)
  • Audio: If video doesn't work, call +1 800 707 2533, pin 369 - conf 9634#
  • Back channel: #webdev


  • Reducing barriers for new contributors
    • Top priority
      • Making contact and bug tracking information easier to find on sites (bug 766906 (Rik)
    • Other ideas (need to prioritize)
      • How to fix a web site bug screencast (Ricky/Luke/Buddy)
      • Linking to the Github page template in footer of pages on Bedrock (Rik)
      • Hosting VMs for contributors (bug 486363)
      • Improving documentation and clarifying how different sites have small but significant differences to be aware of
      • Reaching out to Petri team to see if they could help make it easier for front-end webdev contributors to access to a staging site
      • Webdev hack day template? Work with ReMo on Webdev events?
  • Creating a workflow for how to handle webdev inquiries (for example, do we want to follow back up with promising leads 2 weeks after first contact -- for instance, maybe they got stuck somewhere and could use some help)
  • Piggybacking on other contributor efforts
    • Coding pathway: How to make use of and collaborate with Coding Stewards
    • Design pathway: Are there relevant CSS and web design contribution information to add to Design wiki page for design contributors?
  • Anything else?

Action Items

  • Luke to document policy for when to use and not use public lists for internal webdev discussions (eg, if you're talking about a project with sensitive information)
  • Laura and Luke to make a proposal for a series of virtual webdev hack days