Difference between revisions of "R Hackathon 1/Planning Steps"

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#* Mailing list ''Done (wg-rhack1, all participants subscribed).''
 
#* Mailing list ''Done (wg-rhack1, all participants subscribed).''
 
#* [[R_Hackathon_1/Source_Code_Management|Source code repository]]
 
#* [[R_Hackathon_1/Source_Code_Management|Source code repository]]
#** Dedicated repository on Google Code or Sourceforge?
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#** Dedicated repository on Google Code or Sourceforge? ''(or [http://www.rforge.net/ RForge] or [http://r-forge.r-project.org/ R-Forge] (Yes, they're actually different) --[[User:Bco|Bco]] 14:42, 28 November 2007 (EST))''
 
#** Help needed by participating packages needed to move to cvs or svn?
 
#** Help needed by participating packages needed to move to cvs or svn?
 
#** Do participating packages need to branch prior to hackathon?
 
#** Do participating packages need to branch prior to hackathon?

Revision as of 15:42, 28 November 2007

Participants

IT resources & setup

  1. Supporting software & resources
    • Mailing list Done (wg-rhack1, all participants subscribed).
    • Source code repository
      • Dedicated repository on Google Code or Sourceforge? (or RForge or R-Forge (Yes, they're actually different) --Bco 14:42, 28 November 2007 (EST))
      • Help needed by participating packages needed to move to cvs or svn?
      • Do participating packages need to branch prior to hackathon?
      • svn repository on NESCent server needed?
    • File share Done. URL: https://webdav.nescent.org/rhack1
  2. Hardware
    • Loaners needed? Not yet. Reminder sent.
    • Wired network needed? Not yet. Reminder sent.
    • More wireless access points needed?
    • Power strips
    • Projector, screen, whiteboards, flip charts

Preparing for the event

  • Achieve consensus list of prioritized goals
  • Develop agenda
  • Determine preliminary subgroups
  • Items to be prepared by participants
    • Lightning or other presentations - which ones are useful, what scope, who are the presenters?
    • Package-specific information to be compiled on the wiki - overview, relevant programming info, and future goals
    • Bootcamps - which ones are needed?
  • Documentation & testing
    • Determine prior reading (R vignette howto), training, and setup needed
    • Collect data sets for testing/validation

Reading and book list