The CouchDB Weekly News, March 19, 2015

CouchDB Weekly Meeting (see summary)

  • Fauxton status: Fauxton test suite for integration tests will be running on CouchDB 2.0 soon, a PR is already in review. For the Mango interface this means that integration tests can be written for it. In Mango, you can currently create indexes and list them, and work on rewriting the all-docs-list to react is currently ongoing as well.
  • rcouch merge: some work is already done, further work is currently on hold.
  • couchperuser: couchperuser may get donated to the ASF, a clearance and vote will be done to move this forward.
  • Google Summer of Code (GSoC): anyone who wants to mentor, please get in touch on the according thread.
  • couchdb-www: the infra team is currently testing git-based website publishing. I we now want to make any changes on the CouchDB Website now, we have to do it in SVN and git, but only for a short while, until we’re moved over fully
  • couchdbdocker: this project is also being imported from Github, paperwork has been filed, next step will be to get IP clearance going.
  • couchdb-nano: paperwork has been filed as well, the import process will start soon
  • _bulk_revs: discussion about optimising replication performance using _bulk_revs / COUCHDB-2310
  • CouchDB 2.0: a text about the process for the new logo will be written, and consolidation of install instructions will be figured out by community members.

Major Discussions

Vote: Import docker-couchdb (SEE THREAD)

Formal vote on accepting the donation of the docker-couchdb project to CouchDB. The vote is still ongoing.

Releases in the CouchDB Universe

Opinions and other News in the CouchDB Universe

Use Cases, Questions and Answers

no public answer yet:

For more new questions and answers about CouchDB, see these search results.

Get involved!

If you want to get into working on CouchDB:

  • We have an infinite number of open contributor positions on CouchDB. Submit a pull request and join the project!
  • CouchDB has a new wiki. Help us move content from the old to the new one!
  • Can you help with Web Design, Development or UX for our Admin Console? No Erlang skills required! – Get in touch with us.
  • Do you want to help moving the CouchDB docs translation forward? We’d love to have you in our L10n team! See our current status and languages we’d like to provide CouchDB docs in on this page. If you’d like to help, don’t hesitate to contact the L10n mailing list on l10n@couchdb.apache.org or ping Andy Wenk (awenkhh on IRC).

We’d be happy to welcome you on board!

Events

Time to relax!

  • “Bengali is the seventh most common native language in the world, sitting ahead of the eighth (Russian) by a wide margin, with as many native speakers as French, German, and Italian combined. And yet, on the Internet, Bengali is very much a second-class citizen … .” – I Can Text You A Pile of Poo, But I Can’t Write My Name
  • “My primary lesson from the dark days of burnout is to be honest and transparent, even if you fear that people will find out the awful truth. Sometimes you have to accept that you aren’t as good as you think you are, that you’re a fool for thinking you could blithely avoid burnout by sheer will.” – On Burnout and the Year of Hell

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CouchDB Weekly News, March 10, 2015

CouchDB Weekly Meeting (see summary)

  • Fauxton update: the team is currently working on a Mango interface in Fauxton
  • CouchDB logo discussion: a page will be created where all existing logo proposals are comparable and votable
  • CouchDB 2.0: list of blockers is here, and help is needed with testing this PR on your machine and writing feedback into the PR. Recently, an initial draft of the docs for 2.0 has been sent to the mailing list, feedback to this thread is very welcome as well.
  • Work on new website: information will be collected on the new website mailing list (www@couchdb.apache.org).

Major Discussions

CouchDB & Google Summer of Code: request for projects (SEE THREAD)

CouchDB takes part in this Google Summer of Code and they are searching for nice project ideas until the end of next week. If you have an idea for a project, just reply to this thread or create a Jira ticket and add the tag gsoc to it.

Releases in the CouchDB Universe

Use Cases, Questions and Answers

no public answer yet:

For more new questions and answers about CouchDB, see these search results.

Get involved!

If you want to get into working on CouchDB:

  • We have an infinite number of open contributor positions on CouchDB. Submit a pull request and join the project!
  • CouchDB has a new wiki. Help us move content from the old to the new one!
  • Can you help with Web Design, Development or UX for our Admin Console? No Erlang skills required! – Get in touch with us.
  • Do you want to help moving the CouchDB docs translation forward? We’d love to have you in our L10n team! See our current status and languages we’d like to provide CouchDB docs in on this page. If you’d like to help, don’t hesitate to contact the L10n mailing list on l10n@couchdb.apache.org or ping Andy Wenk (awenkhh on IRC).

We’d be happy to have you on board!

New Committer

  • Michelle Phung (Apache ID: michellep; IRC nick: michellep) has been elected as a CouchDB committer. Welcome to CouchDB, Michelle!

Events

Time to relax!

  • “I know that the majority of companies truly want to create a more diverse workforce, but I don’t think they know how to ensure that minority candidates like me have a fighting chance to pass their interview process.” – Trying to hire a diverse team of engineers? It’s not just a pipeline issue
  • “One category of reactions that I receive all the time as a programmer that presents as feminine is: No one believes I am a programmer. I can’t tell you how many people, when meeting me and hearing my profession, tell me that I look like a designer, someone in accounting, someone in marketing, anything but a programmer.”Coding like a girl

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