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From tommy-carlos Williams <to...@devgeeks.org>
Subject Re: [FYI] call for cordova devs to participate in phonegap day event in july
Date Fri, 01 Feb 2013 19:31:25 GMT
Gord's talk sounds awesome :)

On 02/02/2013, at 2:30, Gord Tanner <gtanner@gmail.com> wrote:

> If I am selected my talk is going to be on the dirty hacks that are in our
> codebase.
> 
> Kind of pealing back the layers and showing some of the crazy stuff we need
> to do to get things working clean for our users.
> 
> On the theme of : "Our Pain is your Gain"
> 
> For example I am going to talk about the hack I do for BlackBerry OS7
> config.xml parsing where I make our plugin match the namespaces for
> BlackBerry 10 API's so I can have one config.xml file for all three
> platforms:
> https://github.com/apache/cordova-blackberry/blob/master/framework/ext/src/library.xml#L26-L33
> 
> If I do get selected I will we asking people on the list for all of those
> crazy neat / dirty hacks we have all put into this project to hide the
> chaos of cross platform development from our users.
> 
> 
> On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 9:40 AM, Simon MacDonald
> <simon.macdonald@gmail.com>wrote:
> 
>> Tommy,
>> 
>> Working hockey metaphors into the conversation will only increase your
>> chances of being selected to talk 1000%. Well done.
>> 
>> I'd love to make it out myself. If selected, my planned talk is also
>> on something that should exist by July, the polyfil of the WebSpeech
>> API into PhoneGap Android.
>> 
>> Simon Mac Donald
>> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
>> 
>> 
>> On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 3:08 PM, Tommy-Carlos Williams
>> <tommy@devgeeks.org> wrote:
>>> Sorry to break in on the thread, but that's what I did… I submitted
>> based on something that doesn't exist yet, but very much SHOULD exist by
>> July (or I will have bigger problems).
>>> 
>>> :)
>>> 
>>> "Skate to where the puck is going to be" and all that hockey business.
>>> 
>>> My concern is more around the submission and acceptance process.. there
>> didn't seem to be any kind on confirmation on the submission and with July
>> so far away, I was wondering how long it might be before finding anything
>> out.
>>> 
>>> I don't want to come across as impatient, I only bring it up because
>> flying from Australia is best done with plenty of advanced warning ;)
>>> 
>>> Is there any anticipated deadline to the submission process?
>>> 
>>> - tommy
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 01/02/2013, at 5:47 AM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> No problem, how about I pencil you in for the USA event and let the
>> talk TBD?
>>>> 
>>>> On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 10:17 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>
>> wrote:
>>>>> Hey Brian,
>>>>> 
>>>>> July is still a mile away. How much lead-time are you actually looking
>> for
>>>>> here? A couple of my talk ideas are contingent on whether projects meet
>>>>> their targets :P
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 6:46 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> http://goo.gl/fYW3J
>> 

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