Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Orion Hackathon in Krakow

Last weekend Krakow (Poland) hosted Orion Hackathon. It started on Friday afternoon and ended on Sunday around 4pm. You can find the summary and pictures from the event here.

Below you can find some stats:
  • over 30 participants working in 15 teams
  • 1 day of introductory talks by devs from IBM/Orion (Ken Walker, Gosia Janczarska, Szymon Brandys) and Google Developers Group (Dawid OstrowskiKonrad Malawski, Lukasz Dubiel, Michal Jedrzejas)
  • 2 days of hacking
  • final projects submitted by half of hacking teams
It was also a very good opportunity to collect feedback both positive and negative.

See what one of the biggest newspapers in Poland wrote about us (they have a web version too). I hope Google Translator will translate it for you ;)

I hope we will have more such events soon and for sure I will try to gather people again and hack with Orion next year. Of course I encourage others to organize such events and I offer my help in organizing :)

Friday, September 21, 2012

Thank you for participating in Eclipse Day on September 13th in Kraków!

We had 130 people attending 2 tutorials and 15 talks performed in 2 tracks by 17 speakers in 8 hours. Our speakers came from Kraków, Warszawa, Poznań, Szczecin, Copenhagen, Berlin, Heidelberg and Ottawa. We listened to presentations by Eclipse committers, git experts, commercial Eclipse adopters, software engineers, support engineers, team leaders, university teachers and even the Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation.

Visit EclipseDay site for full agenda and presentation slides and stay tuned for the next Eclipse event in Kraków, Orion&Google Hakathon.

More photos

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Orion 0.5 welcome screen proposal

I think we could start giving names to Orion releases. My proposal for 0.5 is Reborn and here is the welcome screen ;)

Friday, November 25, 2011

Eclipse Birthday Party in Krakow

I got used to Eclipse DemoCamps so much that not having one in Krakow would be a shocking experience for me. So I'm glad to say that we had the event last Tuesday and it was again very good. I would like to thank all presenters and participants for coming. For those who couldn't come I have some pictures. See you next time!

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Better late then never

I won't tell you where I found it but it has been there for almost 6 years ;) Your day has come!

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

A quick reconnaissance in the UI testing tools

Task: A quick reconnaissance in the UI testing tools area
Team: Platform Workspace Team
Time: Couple hours

Casualties: 1 Whiteboard Marker M.I.A

Further steps: Need more people to update the table with results (see

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Eclipse DemoCamp in Cracow - Round 3

This is the third time when Eclipse DemoCamp was organized in Krakow. On Jun 27 (Saturday) Eclipse fans from Krakow met in Baraka club at Kazimierz in Krakow.

Kazimierz is an old Jewish department of Krakow. You can read more about it here. For us important is the atmosphere there which is in favor for such events.

Since we wanted to celebrate the Galileo release, we didn't fill the whole time with talks and demos.

More than a half of the time was just chatting with beer and pizza in hands. This way we managed to answer more questions and meet more people personally than we could do otherwise.

People came despite the rain. I understand that this could be hard to wake up early on Saturday when it rains. However Eclipse people are tough guys and girls, so rooms at the club were full.

Moreover we found a new application for laptops. Yet another proof that ThinkPads rules :)

The agenda and the list of attendees can be found here.

Don't forget that the next DemoCamp is in November and you are all welcome. Cheers!