Schedule : Joomla! Dev Conference

Overall, we want to keep the schedule somewhat flexible so that we can be somewhat responsive to the group's interest

Friday evening, meet at House of Brews at 302 West 51st Street starting at 6:30
Some time between around 7:30 and 8 we'll organize dinner.

Saturday

9:00 AM    Welcome, conference agenda   ( Coffee and Pastries 9-10)

9:15            Spotlight talks unpacking 1.6:

API changes
Access controls
JForm
Nested sets   
Implications for upgrading

Each spotlight talk is going to be followed by discussion

12:15 PM      Lunch   
1:15 PM        MooTools talk by Aaron Newton
2:15 PM        Lightning talks
These are 5 minute talks where people can present what they are doing or a specific topic they are interested in. You must get any slides in to Elin (either a file or a link to a Google Slideshow) by Friday December 4.

3:00 PM        Labs: New ways to collaborate
Louis Landry, Sam Moffatt, Ian MacLennan

3:30 PM        Questions and answer panel
Louis Landry, Sam Moffatt, Ian MacLennan, Aaron Newton,
Andrew Eddie, Mark Dexter, Hannes Papenberg

4:00 PM        Close    

We will then head out for informal talk and socializing.

If there is a group of people who are interested in sight seeing this will be a good time to do that.


Sunday

9:00 AM        Tools and deployment
Sam Moffatt

9:30 AM        Break outs: tools and deployment

10:30 AM      Second round of lightning talks
These are 5 minute talks where people can present what they are doing or a specific topic they are interested in. You must get any slides in to Elin (either a file or a link to a Google Slideshow) by Friday  December 4

11:00 AM      Breakouts
Varied topics as determined by interest of the group (see below)

11:30 AM      Breakouts
Some different topics, some repeats, depending on interest (see below)

12:00 PM       Lunch

1:00 PM         The business of open source software

2:00 PM         1.7 and beyond

3:30 PM         Summary of topics/issues raised reporters from groups

3:45 PM         Conference wrap-up

4:00 PM         Close    


We will decide final breakout topics on Sunday, based on interest, but the following have been proposed so far.

Development
  • 1.5 topics
  • Accessibility
  • Revisit 1.6 topics from Saturday
  • Mootools examples and tips and tricks
  • Unit Testing
  • Templates the right way
  • Layout overrides
  • Cross extension integration
  • Framework applications
  • Education systems
  • Developing for scalability
  • Development cycle
  • Participating in Joomla! core development
  • Specific extensions and projects
  • Extension Rx
  • Stump Louis

Business
  • Marketing Joomla!
  • App Store
  • Joomla.org website