Hi sprinters, more than two weeks have gone by since the Vienna Code Sprint and I hope everybody has fully recovered from the intense week after a safe trip home. In this final status update I'd like to share some highlights as well as some personal lessons learned.
In exchange for the returned feedback sheets about the wireless network our venue sponsor provided some usage statistics. In total we have downloaded around 140 GB of data and the client connection durations add up to 4900 hours from more than 300 unique clients.
Hi sprinters, ITS Vienna Region is a silver sponsor of the OSGeo Code Sprint 2014. In many ways, geospatial open source software has helped us providing our services, so the Code Sprint is a great occasion to give a little bit back to you.
Hi sprinters, the preparations are in their final stage and in just one week the welcome party will be in full swing. This is my final status update including directions to the code sprint venue as well as an invitation to a small ice breaker on Sunday evening for those already in Vienna.
In their last board meeting the OSGeo Foundation Board of Directors approved our application for funding. Many thanks for the great support which will help to make sure that we won't run out of coffee … and cookies … and …!
We are proud to announce and welcome our fifth bronze sponsor: GFOSS.it
Hi sprinters, things are progressing nicely and we started working on the general schedule including social activities. We will be visiting the venue again on Thursday to clarify last details. Please let me know any points you want us to address there.
Hi sprinters, lots of things have happened here in Vienna since my last status update, please find a brief summary below. Besides I'd like to invite everybody to a planning and organization meeting via IRC (#tosprint on freenode) on Thursday, February 6, at 6pm CET. It's a bit early in the states but I hope not too early.
We are glad to announce that the GRASS GIS PSC decided to join the Vienna Code Sprint 2014. We are looking forward to a great week with a lot of interproject discussions and joint activities. See the GRASS wiki page and the GRASS Developers mailing list for more info related to GRASS participation in the Vienna Code Sprint.
I'm happy to finally announce the successful negotiation of a hotel block or better two blocks at the two hotels closest to the sprint venue, Hotel Hillinger (see image below) and Hotel Wiener Kindl . For details please see the wiki.
We are proud to announce and welcome our forth gold sponsor: FOSSGIS e.V.
We are proud to announce and welcome our third bronze sponsor: rapidlasso
Thanks to our generous venue sponsor, the City of Vienna, we were able to invite the QGIS community to join the Code Sprint with their Hackfest. We are glad that the QGIS PSC decided for Vienna and we are looking forward to a great week with a lot of interproject discussions and joint activities. See the QGIS developer mailing list for the official announcement.
Today I had the chance to visit the venue of the Code Sprint. I have been there for the first time and I can say it's a really nice place. The building is brand new and has a couple of nice restaurant and shops around. I took a couple of images to give you an impression.
We are proud to announce and welcome our second bronze sponsor: Oslandia
We are proud to announce and welcome our second gold sponsor: Austrospace
We are proud to announce and welcome our first silver sponsor: ITS Vienna Region
We are proud to announce and welcome our first gold sponsor: Airborne Interactive Ltd
We are proud to announce and welcome our first bronze sponsor: The metaspatial Institute
Thanks to Daniel Morissette the new website is now available under the official OSGeo URL http://vienna2014.sprint.osgeo.org
Yay, the OSGeo Vienna Code Sprint 2014 has a website of its own. The plan is to post updates more or less regularly as interesting stuff happens.
All, let me briefly summarize the current status of the planning for the Vienna Code Sprint 2014.