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Re: Doc Sprint Amsterdam

From: Paul Verbeek <paul@webinthehat.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2013 22:33:01 +0200
Message-ID: <CAAG2Bc6bvw_6D3KLVVZVyt08v6+O5=5Oxxwpy7cCo7Vk6pqCXg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Mills <cmills@w3.org>
Cc: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>, Andre Jay Meissner <ameissne@adobe.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Thanks for the responses.
Is someone willing to write a blog post on blog.webplatform.org? The
blogpost on the Fronteers website will be online tomorrow.

I'm aslo working on an Eventbrite page and I've basically copied Jay's
version for Berlin and altered a few things.

Can someone please check if this is correct? Thanks!

Web Platform Doc Sprint Amsterdam

Join like-minded contributors and help to document the web platform
and improve the WebPlatform.org <http://webplatform.org/> user experience!
Learn how to contribute and help grow the definitive reference site for
HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SVG & more. Choose from a variety of small, medium
or larger To-Do's and let the experts from some Web Platform Stewards on
site guide you how to contribute articles, samples, tutorials, overviews,
and insights.

Please bring your own computer. We will serve snacks, meals & drinks, and
yes, there might even be some cool swag & prizes for you to win!
*It starts here - with you!*

*If you run a meetup, user group or other community*, and are interested in
running an event like this with your local folks, make sure to attend - we
will provide you with everything to get you and your group started.

*Saturday, Okt 12, 2013*

09:00 Introduction to WebPlatform.org
10:00 Doc Sprint, guided by Web Platform Stewards Experts
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Doc Sprint, guided by Web Platform Stewards Experts (Snacks served)
18:00 Review Results + Cool PRIZES!

Your on site experts from the Web Platform Stewards will be confirmed at a
later date...

The location will be in Amsterdam, where the exact location is will also be
confirmed soon.

*Please note:*
*We want to bring in everybody that is interested to attend.* Please help
to spread the word, ideally only make reservations if you really plan to
attend, and give back your ticket in case you should not be able to join us
("cancel order" at Eventbrite). *Thanks for your help!*
We expect attendees from all across europe, this is why *the event will be
in english language*. Feel free to contribute to
WebPlatform.org<http://webplatform.org/> in
the language of your choice, though!
*Hashtag* for the event is *#WPDS*.
Follow Paul <https://twitter.com/Hierow> and
WebPlatform<https://twitter.com/WebPlatform> on
Twitter for any event updates.

WebPlatform.org <http://webplatform.org/> is an open community of
developers building resources for a better web, regardless of brand,
browser or platform. Anyone can contribute and each person who does makes
it stronger. Together we can continue to drive innovation on the Web to
serve the greater good.
WebPlatform.org <http://webplatform.org/> is convened by
W3C<http://w3.org/> and
is made possible by the support of the Web Platform
Stewards<http://www.webplatform.org/stewards/>
.


On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 7:50 PM, Chris Mills <cmills@w3.org> wrote:

> On 15 Apr 2013, at 18:46, Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com> wrote:
>
> > Thanks for doing his, Paul! Great to see it happening. I don't recall
> anything about running doc sprints generally other than the link to the
> plan for the Berlin doc sprint that Chris mentioned. We had started a Doc
> Sprint in a Box along these lines, but I'm not sure where that is.
>
> Ummm, I was meant to have a go at writing it when Peter got really
> busy…but then I got really busy too ;-)
>
> >
> > There are a couple of blog posts about the Mountain View [1] and San
> Francisco [2] doc sprints that Google ran.
> >
> > Usually we have at least one area of concentration - for Berlin it was
> the CSS Properties project. We may have completed that project by October
> or it will be in review, I think. So we'll need a "big" project to work on
> in Amsterdam. I'm not sure, but I think the next big project may be the DOM
> APIs. We're presently doing the research around that project.
> >
> > Besides that, there are always tasks to do through the Getting Started
> page [3], and we had success with this at the April 3 doc sprint in San
> Francisco.
> >
> > With every doc sprint, you'll get attendees who already have a project
> in mind or already know what they want to do. And frozenice and Paul
> Rosenbusch will probably come up with some amazing template wizardry or
> other fun.
> >
> > ~Scott
> >
> >
> > [1] http://blog.webplatform.org/2012/12/doc-sprint-mountain-view/
> > [2]
> http://blog.webplatform.org/2013/04/doc-sprint-san-francisco-april-3/
> > [3] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Getting_Started
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 9:51 AM, Andre Jay Meissner <ameissne@adobe.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi Paul,
> >
> > Location: I also did not have a location for the Eventbrite page when we
> opened up the Berlin event for registration. You can easily put something
> like "to be announced shortly", and update it later.
> >
> > Awesome to read this is progressing and coming to a reality!
> > *Jay
> >
> >
> >
> > Von: Paul Verbeek <paul@webinthehat.com>
> > Datum: KW 16 | Montag, 15. April 2013 18:02
> > An: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
> > Betreff: Doc Sprint Amsterdam
> > Neu gesendet von: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org
> >
> > Neu gesendet am: KW 16 | Montag, 15. April 2013 18:32
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > As some of you probably allready know, I'm currently setting up a Doc
> Sprint in Amsterdam.
> > The sprint is planned the day after the Fronteers conference, on October
> the 12th.
> >
> > The Fronteers ticket sales are being planned to go online next thursday.
> In the confirmation e-mail, they want to include a link to an event page on
> the Fronteers website about the WPDS.
> >
> > Are there any good texts that explains the WPDS so I can put that on the
> Fronteers site. And perhaps it should be on the WebPlatorm.org blog before
> it is announced anywhere else.
> >
> > I want to set up an EventBrite page for the tickets, but we don't have a
> confirmed location yet. Does anybody knows if that's problem?
> >
> > Hope you can help me out.
> >
> > Paul.
> >
>
>
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