Chandni verma contributions-made-by-a-newbie-to-the-free-desktop's-empathy

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Chandni verma contributions-made-by-a-newbie-to-the-free-desktop's-empathy

  1. 1. Contributions made by a newbie to the free desktops “Empathy”
  2. 2. GNOME for a Linux Beginner
  3. 3. My involvement with GNOMEUser Reporter Bugsquadder Developer
  4. 4. Ohloh StatisticsEmpathy➔ October 2010 – Present: 17 commitsTelepathy➔ February 2011 – Present: 1 commitTelepathy Idle➔ February 2011 – Present: 1 commitGNOME➔ October 2010 – Present: 3 commits
  5. 5. What Empathy offers?● Instant messaging● Multi-user chats● Supports accounts of multiple protocols● One-to-one Voice and video chats● File transfers● Debug logs to assist bug reporting/resolution
  6. 6. My EmpathyContributions :)
  7. 7. GNOME Outreach Programfor Women Internships
  8. 8. Why is GOPW so awesome✔ Inspired by Google Summer of CodeMotive - balancing the gender ratio of the✔communityRemoves the fear of competing in a field “not meant for✔women” and with men who are stereotyped as “technical”.✔ Cleaning up the community-http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Women_in_Open_Sourcehttp://live.gnome.org/CodeOfConduct✔ Opening opportunities to work from home for women.
  9. 9. How can we create maximum awareness about it➔Email invitations to the past year participants➔Create Google groups➔Get advertisements posted on feeds and blogs outside the GNOME world but with a large technical audience➔Getting more supporters of GNOME and be open to receive support in non-monitory ways focusing on outreach and increasing mutual recognition
  10. 10. Time for some action?
  11. 11. Lets see live demonstrations ofsome of my branches (some are not yet merged upstream)-●Leave/Join Chat, /part command●/nick command works only for accountssupporting it●Save all button in Debug Window●Contact blocking and report abuse(which I re-based for Danielle)●Account Manager could not be contacted-runtime error display dialog
  12. 12. Want to get quickly started? http://live.gnome.org/QuickStart➔Find your favorite GNOME applications page on http://live.gnome.org➔Report bugs/ Pick up ones you want to fix from your bugzilla➔Get the source code➔Get the reference manuals for common libraries http://library.gnome.org/devel/➔Log in to the applications IRC channel for quick and precise assisting links
  13. 13. Change the world!!! Get Known!
  14. 14. Thank You! Chandni Verma(IRC nick: glassrose)

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