Monthly Archives: September 2012

Why I am supporting Autism Research

The Canonical Community Team is running a week long charity fundraising drive, capped by a 24-hour live work hangout.  We all chose a different charity, and will be promoting it and encouraging donations during the week.  I chose to support … Continue reading

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Help Wanted: Build a new documentation portal for Ubuntu App Developers

Back in San Francisco, during UDS-Q, we had a discussion about the need for better online documentation for the various APIs that application developers use to write apps for Ubuntu.  The Ubuntu App Showdown and subsequent AppDevUploadProcess spec work has … Continue reading

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Looking for a few good devs

More than a few, actually. As part of our ongoing focus on App Developers, and helping them get their apps into the Ubuntu Software Center, we need to keep the Application Review Board (ARB) staffed and vibrant. Now that the … Continue reading

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How the AppDevUploadProcess was written

For the past several week, David Planella, Jono Bacon and I have been drafting a spec that proposes a radically different approach to getting desktop applications into the Ubuntu Software Center.  Now, there’s nothing that annoys me more than somebody … Continue reading

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