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Ubuntu Developer Week kicks off today

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The Ubuntu Developer Week is back and at it again for another fun-filled, action-packed week of learning and education on how you can contribute to Ubuntu and become an exciting developer.

Developers are in shortage all around the world, and working on Ubuntu projects is all good experience for  future jobs – employers especially like work in open source.

If you’ve got the skills but don’t know where to get started with the tools, then this week is ripe for you. Sessions take place in IRC on the freenode network in #ubuntu-classroom and of course you can connect using Jono Bacon’s app, Lernid.

From the wiki:

Ubuntu Developer Week is a series of online workshops where you can:

  • learn about different packaging techniques
  • find out more about different development teams
  • check out the efforts of the world-wide Development Community
  • participate in open Q&A sessions with Ubuntu developers
  • much more…
Sessions to look out for:

  • Getting Started with Development (dholbach)
  • Desktop team overview (seb128)
  • I don’t know anything about translations (dpm)
  • Operation Cleansweep (nigelbabu)
  • Daily builds and you (jcastro)
  • Improving Ubuntu in an evening (vish)
  • Making your applications shine with Application Indicators (TedGould)
  • … and much, much more!
Sessions start at 1600 UTC on Monday (today!) so make sure you hit up #ubuntu-classroom on freenode IRC and partake in a few that spark your interest!
Rally the troops and become an Ubuntu developer, you too could look like this.