[of-dev] openFrameworks partner program (testing stage)

Christopher P. Baker me at christopherbaker.net
Fri Jan 16 18:46:04 PST 2015


We're also excited to be "university" partners (and kind of already are)
here in the openLab @ SAIC :)  Any more formal arrangement frameworks would
be welcome.

On Fri Jan 16 2015 at 7:16:33 PM Phoenix Perry <contact at phoenixperry.com>
wrote:

> I think this is a great thing to try and kick off at universities too!
> Having small student teams working on bits of oF could be really powerful.
> Would you guys be down for this? If so, I can see if there’s any interest
> from the HKU or NYU sides.
> nix
>
> On 09 Jan 2015, at 08:38 pm, Kyle McDonald <kyle at kylemcdonald.net> wrote:
>
> hi everyone,
>
> every studio working with OF asks the same question: how can they give
> back to the community?
>
> we haven't had a good answer before, but now we're taking the first step:
> the openFrameworks partner program will allow studios to dedicate some
> regular time from their employees towards working on openFrameworks.
>
> this idea has been brewing for over a year, but with the SFCI apothecary
> sponsorship, GSoC mentorship, and code lib mentorship, we're trying to
> explore more ways to get people into contexts where they have the freedom
> and a supportive environment to contribute to OF.
>
> after a brief discussion today with zach, theo, elliot woods, and joel
> gethin lewis, we're going to test this openFrameworks partner program idea
> with three studios this year:
>
> - Kimchi and Chips (Seoul)
> - Hellicar & Lewis (London)
> - Design I/O (Boston)
>
> before the end of the year, after we've learned from this testing stage,
> we will open it up to more studios and announce the program publicly.
>
> the idea is:
>
> - studios will allocate a regular amount of time for an employee to be a
> contributor (tbd)
> - the contributor will follow the usual OF contribution workflow, added to
> a github team, etc.
> - there will be an emphasis on communication about what the contributor is
> working on
> - initial work will be towards smaller tasks that everyone benefits from
> (milestoned bugs)
> - later work will be on bigger tasks (projects)
> - studios will guide/mentor the contributors
>
> we would also like to have a system in place where we can create
> opportunities for people looking for employment, after finishing school for
> example, to be directed towards these partner studios. the first
> opportunity like this may open up in a few months with kimchi and chips,
> and the announcement will be made here.
>
> if you're interested in following this discussion, we've started a new
> mailing list:
>
> http://dev.openframeworks.cc/listinfo.cgi/of-partners-openframeworks.cc
>
> kyle
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