Intellectual Web

PyCon India 2016

PyCon India, this year was held at New Delhi at the JNU Convention Center. Dev Sprints During the Dev Sprint, Farhaan and Vivek were sprinting on Fedora Infrastructure projects primarily helping people contribute to Pagure. Other projects/orgs like SciPy, Red Hat team, FOSSAsia, Junction etc were also sprinting. The Dev Sprint turned out to have a good participation and couple of PRs were sent out by the participations. More than that, it’s more about participants getting to know about on how to contribute. [Read More]

Autocloud: What's new?

Autocloud was released during the Fedora 23 cycle as a part of the Two Week Atomic Process. Previously, it used to listen to fedmsg for successful Koji builds. Whenever, there is a new message the AutocloudConsumer queues these message for processing. The Autocloud job service then listens to the queue, downloads the images and runs the tests using Tunir. A more detailed post about it’s release can be read here. During the Fedora 24 cycle things changed. [Read More]

Fedora Meetup Pune August 2016

Fedora Pune Meetup for the month of August 2016 happened today at our usual location. We had in total 12 people turning out for the meetup. The event started with introductions and we had two new comers joining us this time, Trishna and Prathamesh. This time the event was mostly foccused around re-writing the GNU C Library Manual using reStructuredText and Sphinx. This task was decided during the release event that we had last month. [Read More]

Flock 2016

Flock 2016 was held in the beautiful city of Krakow, Poland from August 2nd - August 5th, 2016. Day -1 Reached Krakow tired. Spent most of the time sleeping. Day 0 A lot of attendees started coming in. Met with a lot of people IRL whom I generally talked over on IRC. In the afternoon, we went out for the city tour. Visiting the Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory was a place I always wanted to visit ever since I watched the movie Schindler’s List. [Read More]

Fedora 24 Release event

On 9th July 2016, we had our Fedora 24 release party in Pune. The release party took place at my place. We saw a lot of familiar faces from our regular Fedora Meetup. Chandan Kumar started the event with explaining the new features in Fedora 24. People discussed on how things has changed in Fedora 24. Parag and Siddhesh talked on how it’s important to learn things and people chipped in with their ideas. [Read More]