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Quick Ubuntu Accomplishments Update

It has been a few weeks since I last posted an update about the Ubuntu Accomplishments project. As such I wanted to take a few moments to update you lovely people with some of the progress being made in the project and show off some juicy screenshots too. Let’s take a look at the eye-candy […]

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Looking Towards Ubuntu 12.04

Here we are, just a matter of weeks away from the Ubuntu 12.04 release on 26th April 2012, and what a cycle it has been. Ubuntu 12.04 is a release that has been talked about within the Ubuntu community for quite some time. It marks our next Long Term Support (LTS) release, an important milestone […]

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Help Needed: Packaging Ubuntu Accomplishments

Back from a wonderful few weeks vacation in Italy and I am catching up with Ubuntu Accomplishments. Today I merged in various contributions and things are looking in great shape. An important change that I merged in was support to run the Ubuntu Accomplishments back-end service as a twistd daemon service (thanks to Duncan McGreggor!). […]

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Integrating Your App Into Unity

A little while back I created the following video that outlines many of the technologies available in Unity that your apps can neatly integrate with:

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First Additional Accomplishments Set

One important part of the Ubuntu Accomplishments design is that any project or community can provide accomplishments. From the beginning I have been building the Ubuntu Community Accomplishments set to demo the system, but I am keen to encourage other projects to do so, such as upstreams, distributions, and other communities. Recently Alessandro Losavio from […]

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DirecTV Charge You To Fix Their Service Issues

I don’t write a lot on my blog about issues with companies, service providers, and otherwise, but yesterday my wife and I discovered something which I wanted to make people aware of as I don’t want you good people to fall into the same trap. We have cable TV provided by DirecTV. We saw what […]

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Ubuntu Accomplishments Design: Update!

Last night I posted a call for a web designer to help design the accomplishment information inside the app. Fortunately, Brandon Holtsclaw responded and sent over some CSS and HTML that was ready for me when I woke up. It now looks like this: Shiny! Thanks to Brandon for this work! I also really liked […]

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Web Design Help Needed

As part of Ubuntu Accomplishments you can read information about each accomplishment to find out more about how to participate. This is an important piece of the system: being able to provide useful, discoverable information to our community. It looks a little like this: The goal is to create in-depth help and guidance for a […]

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Call All Django Web Developers

Are you a web developer who uses Django to build web apps? We are looking for a developer to contribute to the Ubuntu Accomplishments editor to help make it easy for people to contribute documentation for accomplishments across the community, Ubuntu desktop, and elsewhere. I started working on this, but I need to focus my […]

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Notes From Canonical Community Team Meeting

Sorry, folks, I forgot to blog these. See the notes from today’s team meeting.

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