While we are pushing code left, right and center, we’ve been know to have a few smiles with our own Gif Star. It makes for fun reading on github.
Also, hats off to Trashwag, a previous Deployment of the Week, for ongoing efforts to build their local community network in Toronto: make junk into art!
Imagination abounds – Ushahidi is being used for BIKE OPERA!
- The next Ushahidi community developer call is May 20, 2013, Join us (Africa and Europe friendly time zone).
- Upgrade day for v2.7 is May 30 and 31, 2013. Join the community and team to lend a hand to upgrading. We’ll be sharing more details on this event on Monday.
We love it when our community shines. Ajay Kumar and Svend Jonas Schelhorn have been at ISCRAM (Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management) this week participating in simulation workshop and being Ushahidi mapstars!
— Ajay Kumar (@ajuonline) May 15, 2013
Research and Paper reminders
Are you interested in research about open source, commons and open internet. There is still time to share your knowledge at the Creative Commons Global Summit 2013 (due May 24, 2013). or participate in Citizen Lab’s Connaught Summer Institute (due June 1, 2013). Keep us posted if you’d like to write about Ushahidi. We’d love to support your research efforts.
You can read more on our recent update on Kickstarter.
The team has made more strides towards having V3 API work done, including OAuth integration and Sets (to be merged in after review). Our docs are on the wiki and our github repository. Contact us via via the dev mailing list, skype chat or even personal email to dive into the code.
Bug squashing is ongoing, so keep sending in your feedback to the team, as it will go a long way in helping make your experience on Crowdmap even better. You can also file bug reports and feature requests on our github issues page. Work on the API is also ongoing, and we’re aiming for documentation in the coming weeks.
Heather and Angela.