2015-05-21 Developers Forum

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OpenMRS Developers Forum 2015-05-21
Recording: https://goo.gl/TKp3G2 (Audio) https://connect.iu.edu/p7uv941bwtt/ (Adobe® Flash®)
Attendees ( * = GSoC Student)
  • Tomasz Mueller
  • natalia
  • Archana Eadara
  • * Sandeep Raparthi
  • Michael Downey
  • * Sharon Varghese
  • Burke Mamlin
  • * Manika Praveenkumar Maheshwari
  • Daniel Kayiwa
  • * Tharunya
  • Surangak
  • Ada Yeung
  • Ryan Yates
  • Maurya
  • Darius Jazayeri
  • Serghei Luchianov
Agenda & Notes
  • Review last week TODOs
  • TODO: Created a ticket to add "rename a module" feature as a maven task that can be invoked by SDK command "omrs-rename newname"
  • TODO: consider using grunt maven plugin to allow automated builds to easily issue grunt commands
  • GSoC Q&A/intro
  • OpenMRS is participating in GSoC for the 9th consecutive year
  • 16 student projects. You probably may have heard from these students allready: they've been showing up in our communication channels
  • Projects - Students (Mentors)
  • XML Reports - David Palacios (Mike Seaton, Daniel Kayiwa)
  • OpenMRS 2.x SDK - Dmytro Trifonov (Rafal Korytkowski, Robby O'Connor)
  • Chart Search for the Reference Application - Phase 2 - Kaweesi Joseph (Daniel Kayiwa, Sri Maurya Kummamuru)
  • * Emergency Department Triage Application - Manika Maheshwari (Cosmin Ioan, Mark Goodrich)
  • Implement the OAuth2 Support for Web Services APIs - Mayank Sharma (Harsha Kumara, Suranga Kasthurirathne) 
  • Support Laboratory Data Exchange with FHIR - Milan Karunarathne (Judy Gichoya, Harsha Kumara)
  • Data Import using eSaude Data Migration Tool - Nyah Check (Valerio Joao, Pascal Brandt)
  • Integrate Registration Module with a Master Patient Index - Roman Zayats (Darius Jazayeri, Mike Seaton)
  • * Add Support for Open Web Apps - Sandeep Raparthi (Namrata Nehete, Saptarshi Purkayastha)
  • Consuming FHIR Resources for OpenMRS - Sashrika Waidyarathna (Suranga Kasthurirathne, Vaibhav Agarwal)
  • * Cohort Module - Sharon Varghese (Maimoona Kausar, Darius Jazayeri)
  • * Module for Legacy UI - Tharunya Pati (Burke Mamlin, Wyclif Luyima)
  • System Performance and Utilization Module - Vineet Kumar (Pascal Brandt, Jan Flowers)
  • OpenMRS ID v2.1 Platform Improvements - Weihua Cheung (Robby O'Connor, Elliott Williams)
  • OpenMRS iOS Client Extensions - Yousef Hamza (Harsha Siriwardena, Burke Mamlin)
  • REST Documentation Generator - Zakaria Amine (Wyclif Luyima, Rafal Korytkowski)
  • Timeline:
  • 27 April to 24 May: Students get to know mentors, read documentation, get up to speed to begin working on their projects
  • 25 May: Students begin coding for their Google Summer of Code projects
  • 26 June - 3 July: Mentors and students submit mid-term evaluations
  • 17 August: "Pencils down" date
  • 31 August: Final results of Google Summer of Code 2015 announced
  • This Week:
  • GSoC student projects that requested JIRA projects will be activated
  • Students & mentors should finalize their initial project timeline/plan
  • Starting Next Week:
  • Students will be sending in weekly feedback forms to keep their projects on track
  • Students should participate in daily IRC scrum meetings if possible
  • Questions
  • For existing developers: 
  • Do any of these projects interest you , or have value to you? 
  • Have you tried reaching out to the students and contibuting your ideas / interests?
  • For students: 
  • Do you feel un-prepared? 
  • Unclear on how to get answers or proceed with your project?
  • Any other open questions?
  • Tips
  • Find a microphone if you don't have one, to talk to us in dev forums :-)
  • Don't hesitate to ask questions.  We're all learning and we're all in this together! :-)
  • Commit early & often!
  • Fail fast!
  • After action review
  • What did you expect to happen?
  • What actually happened?
  • What can we do different?



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