Virtual Summit 2020 Talks and Times

Eyal Rozenberg eyalroz at technion.ac.il
Tue May 5 18:38:57 UTC 2020


Ryan recorded the talk. I hope that whoever ends up creating the summit 
session calendar will also include links to uploaded Zoom recordings.

Eyal

On 05/05/2020 21:00, Axel Grude wrote:
> Hey Ryan, I am sad I missed it (super busy here doing garden + 
> renovating) - is there a playback somewhere?
> 
> Axel
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>> *Subject:*Re: Virtual Summit 2020 Talks and Times
>> *From:*Ryan Sipes <ryan at thunderbird.net>
>> *To:*Tb-planning at mozilla.org <tb-planning at mozilla.org>
>> *Sent: *Tuesday, 5/5/2020 16:55
>>
>> As a reminder, the first talk (mine) - *Thunderbird in 2020 *is in a 
>> little over at hour at *17:00 UTC*.
>>
>> Tune in and learn the incredible growth the project has seen over the 
>> course of the last couple of years and what we plan to do now.
>>
>> The talk is taking place in Zoom, in the Thunderbird status meeting 
>> room 
>> <https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmozilla.zoom.us%2Fj%2F549511776&data=02%7C01%7Ceyalroz%40ef.technion.ac.il%7Cfb3254ab79eb44655d4c08d7f11e2fda%7Cf1502c4cee2e411c9715c855f6753b84%7C1%7C0%7C637242984278337218&sdata=YLxaTI81AXoaTG%2BCGZ%2BNZ3cdAw7AaBvXMBItbdG4hbE%3D&reserved=0>.
>>
>> Looking forward to seeing you there.
>>
>> Ryan
>>
>> On 4/28/2020 11:55 AM, Ryan Sipes wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello all,
>>>
>>> Sorry for the radio silence on the Virtual Summit. After 
>>> conversations with presenters around times and dates it seems that 
>>> the consensus was having a more spread out Summit where people could 
>>> tune in over a longer period and have more time to digest the content 
>>> was better. Also, I decided to forgo the Doodle polls as presenter 
>>> availability was more limited for some than I anticipated. There is 
>>> still one talk time TBA (as you'll see below). I will post updates to 
>>> times to this thread if things change.
>>>
>>> All talks will be recorded and posted to LBRY and YouTube, so if you 
>>> miss a talk don't worry. The schedule is posted on this page of the 
>>> wiki 
>>> <https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwiki.mozilla.org%2FThunderbird%2F2020_Virtual_Summit&data=02%7C01%7Ceyalroz%40ef.technion.ac.il%7Cfb3254ab79eb44655d4c08d7f11e2fda%7Cf1502c4cee2e411c9715c855f6753b84%7C1%7C0%7C637242984278347212&sdata=GbKtO4TtSu2LRc3%2FzAs2CtQUXi%2BfkWrSKaXV0B0CC6Y%3D&reserved=0> 
>>> (as well as below) - and the links to the videos after the talks will 
>>> be posted to that page after the talk is done.
>>>
>>> The talks will take place in Zoom, in the status meeting room 
>>> <https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmozilla.zoom.us%2Fj%2F549511776&data=02%7C01%7Ceyalroz%40ef.technion.ac.il%7Cfb3254ab79eb44655d4c08d7f11e2fda%7Cf1502c4cee2e411c9715c855f6753b84%7C1%7C0%7C637242984278347212&sdata=H2BSm1ntFmTRR7s65y%2BwsDJ4AvTCoHq%2BrzDAWYj5Idw%3D&reserved=0>.
>>>
>>> So, here is our list of talks and times:
>>>
>>>
>>>     *Thunderbird in 2020*
>>>
>>> Type: Presentation
>>>
>>> Host/Speaker: Ryan Sipes [:ryanleesipes] <mailto:ryan at thunderbird.net>
>>>
>>> This presentation covers the changes Thunderbird underwent in 2019 
>>> and early 2020 as an organization, and our plans to make 2020 the 
>>> best year for Thunderbird yet.
>>>
>>> *Date/Time: May 5, 17:00 UTC*
>>>
>>>
>>>     *Taking care of the tree*
>>>
>>> Type: Presentation & Discussion
>>>
>>> Host/Speaker: Magnus Melin [:mkmelin] <mailto:mkmelin at thunderbird.net>?
>>>
>>> Short presentation of how Treeherder works, how to star failures, 
>>> file bugs and such.
>>>
>>> *Date/Time: May 7, 13:00 UTC*
>>>
>>>
>>>     *Hey, we got designers!*
>>>
>>> Type: Presentation & Discussion
>>>
>>> Host/Speaker: Alessandro Castellani [:aleca] 
>>> <mailto:alessandro at thunderbird.net>
>>>
>>> How we're working towards a consistent visual identity and improving 
>>> usability through design iterations, and how we're trying to do it 
>>> without upsetting you too much.
>>>
>>> *Date/Time: May 12, 17:00 UTC*
>>>
>>>
>>>     *How to begin with Thunderbird Development: A guide for
>>>     University students and Junior Developers*
>>>
>>> Type: Presentation & Discussion
>>>
>>> Host/Speaker: Khushil Mistry [:khushil324] 
>>> <mailto:khushil at thunderbird.net>
>>>
>>> This presentation and discussion would cover my journey as a GSoC 
>>> student and Thunderbird Intern. I will talk about the difficulties I 
>>> faced and how university students and junior developers can start 
>>> their contribution with Thunderbird.
>>>
>>> *Date/Time: May 14, 16:00 UTC*
>>>
>>>
>>>     *Why we might want to start type checking our JavaScript and how
>>>     that could even work*
>>>
>>> Type: Presentation & Discussion
>>>
>>> Host/Speaker: Paul Morris [:pmorris] <mailto:paul at thunderbird.net>
>>>
>>> JavaScript is a dynamically typed language, but now TypeScript 
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>>> files 
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>>> (with some help from JSDoc 
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>>> Type checking offers various benefits that include catching certain 
>>> classes of bugs sooner (before they get to users) and making code 
>>> easier to understand. Tools like ESLint and Prettier have improved 
>>> Thunderbird's JavaScript code and developer experience. Would type 
>>> checking be a good next step and how might that work?
>>>
>>> *Date/Time: May 19, 17:00 UTC*
>>>
>>>
>>>     *Developing integrated OpenPGP support*
>>>
>>> Type: Presentation & Discussion
>>>
>>> Host/Speaker: Kai Engert [:kaie] <mailto:kaie at kuix.de>
>>>
>>> An update will be given on the progress of the ongoing effort to add 
>>> integrated OpenPGP support to Thunderbird, about the work that is 
>>> still ahead of us, and we'll discuss your questions.
>>>
>>> *Date/Time: (TBA)*
>>>
>>>
>>>     *The importance of white space, a UI experiment*
>>>
>>> Type: Presentation & Discussion
>>>
>>> Host/Speaker: Alessandro Castellani [:aleca] 
>>> <mailto:alessandro at thunderbird.net>
>>>
>>> A little journey on how we can drastically improve the usability of 
>>> Thunderbird by carefully implementing empty spaces.
>>>
>>> *Date/Time: May 26, 17:00 UTC*
>>>
>>>
>>>     *Thunderbird 78 Overview*
>>>
>>> Type: Presentation & Discussion
>>>
>>> Host/Speaker: Magnus Melin [:mkmelin] <mailto:mkmelin at thunderbird.net>
>>>
>>> Thunderbird 78 is coming up in mid 2020. Overview of what we can 
>>> expect to see in that.
>>>
>>> *Date/Time: May 28, 13:00 UTC*
>>>
>>>
>>>     *How to Improve Thunderbird Documentation*
>>>
>>> Type: Discussion
>>>
>>> Host/Speaker: Ryan Sipes [:ryanleesipes] <mailto:ryan at thunderbird.net>
>>>
>>> This discussion would cover how we might improve developer and 
>>> enterprise user documentation. Would also like to touch on how to 
>>> make the developer documentation easier to find for new contributors.
>>>
>>> *Date/Time: May 28, 17:00 UTC*
>>>
>>> ---
>>>
>>> If you have an feedback or wanted to submit your own talk or 
>>> discussion item - please ping me and I will do my best to 
>>> accommodate. This is our first of this type of event since I've been 
>>> on the team so I am sure there is much that we will learn along the way.
>>>
>>> Ryan
>>>
>>>
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