Advocacy & Outreach SIG - Jan 13, 2022


Alyssa Tong (@alyssat), Kris Stern, Mark Waite (@MarkEWaite), Jean-Marc Meessen (@Jmm), Dheeraj (@dheerajodha)


  • End of the year blog post work in process - Mark
    • Highlight people: participants, mentors, sponsors
    • Highlight improvements, core, security, doc improve
  • She Code Africa - Mark
    • Will participate in 2022. Planning has started
    • Discussions currently in the Docs Office Hours
    • Need additional project initiatives/ideas/improvements: test automation, naming, pipeline improvements, multiple tutorials on, screenshot updates, Gitpod dev environment
    • Mark start discussion and invite mentors to help
  • JOM:
    • Jan 26 - Setup for Jenkins Dev Environment
    • Future JOM ideas: Etienne Studer of Gradle Enterprise - find ways to improve performance of tests for Jenkins. Gradle Enterprise has tool that may help us avoid running some tests.
    • Future JOM ideas: KK of Launchable willing to do separate JOM w/ similar theme (as above). Mark would like to join this discussion.
      • Launchable is heavily focus on finding ways to choose which test you should run.
  • GSoC Knowledge Transfer - Thank you Oleg! [topic discussion postponed]
  • GSoC 2022