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Registration for CiviCRM Sprint Manchester, UK - 8/10th - 12th October 2022 is open

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2022-08-23 08:59
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Come join CiviCRM core team members Coleman, Eileen, Josh, Mathieu and Tim for our "sprint" event for contributors based in the centre of Manchester, UK.

There are no hard and fast requirements for attending a sprint, apart from a desire to work on improving CiviCRM in some way and the time to do it. The idea is that we can work on improving CiviCRM, have fun, network with other community members and increase your skills and knowledge at the same time. Having skills in specific areas like coding, documentation, writing tests, etc. is great but not a requirement.

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CiviCRM Sprint Berlin Day 3

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2022-05-23 06:24
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On the third and last day of the Berlin sprint we had a little bit for everyone!

For all Implementers / DevOps / CiviCRM-Nerds, Björn and Thomas introduced and demonstrated an extension that facilitates both the initial import and continous updates of data from external sources e.g. csv-files.

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CiviCamp Berlin '22

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2022-05-17 06:33
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Yesterday the first CiviCAMP in Berlin finally came true after two Covid-related postponements. In spite of the camp's announcement being somewhat on short notice, some 75 peope showed up. We enjoyed 15 great sessions, met old and new friends and were all every excited to finally meet face to face again.

Among the extensions that rose most interest were

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Search Kit Sprint in Otterlo

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2022-04-28 23:55
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This week we had a Form Builder and Search Kit sprint in Otterlo, The Netherlands. The aim of this sprint was about sharing knowledge and ideas around search kit and form builder.

Sharing, Sharing and Sharing...

We started with sharing use cases from clients from CiviCooP and civiservice.de. Christophe shared how CiviCRM is used at Mediwe. Coleman from the Core Team shared the story behind Search Kit and Form Builder.

Documentation

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Sprinting in New York City

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2019-06-18 05:00
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Last week saw the first CiviCRM sprint in New York city. For those new to the community or open source software sprints are probably a bit of a strange concept. I know I sometimes struggle to explain them to border control agents as I enter the US.... But really a sprint is just a way to take time out of your day to day work life to learn, meet people and collaborate and to see a bit about how CiviCRM works behind the scenes.

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Save the Date! - Global Community Summit & Sprint - Barcelona - October 4-11

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2019-02-04 05:55
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The 2019 Global Community Summit is intended to be an event for all the Community including Partners, Implementers, Developers and End Users involved with the project. 
 
We will be able to share, learn and contribute to CiviCRM. This event follows the spirit of 2018 Governance Summit opening more subjects and areas of discussion across the CiviCRM Project. After the Summit, a 5 day Sprint / DevCamp will follow.
 
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UK CiviSprint as a newbie

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2018-10-19 01:41
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I didn’t hide the fact that I’d been feeling daunted by the prospect of the Sprint. Knowing that I’d be the least techie by some way even amongst the non-devs, I was also acutely aware of being a newbie to the community - after a year and a half as a CiviCRM user, I’d only had five weeks of working with Rose Lanigan and learning the basics of implementation. But I needn’t have worried, soon realising that:

a)       In any group, someone has to be the least technical. It’s an opportunity to learn and to bring a different perspective.

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CiviRules release 2.0 is available

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2018-06-13 05:50
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CiviRules 2.0 is now available for you all!

We (Jaap Jansma, Klaas Eikelboom and me) are about to complete a little CiviRules sprint of 2 days (funded by CiviCooP). We have fixed quite a few issues, closed some that we thought were not applicable any more, introduced a few new conditions and actions and updated the documentation. And we are about to round it off with the new release CiviRules 2.0 and moving our repository to the CiviCRM GitLab server. We expect to do this tonight or tomorrow morning.

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Announcing 1st Annual CiviCRM Governance Summit & Code Sprint

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2018-04-15 15:04
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The CiviCRM Core Team is pleased to announce what we hope will become an annual event; a combined governance summit and code sprint. This year’s event will begin on September 25th, immediately following CiviCamp Hartford, and will be located in West Milford, New Jersey (within an hour from major airports). Full event details including agenda and discussion are online (or will be soon) here: https://lab.civicrm.org/community-team/governance-summit-code-sprint/wikis/home

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My experencies at the Sprint: Form Processor and Action Provider extension

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2018-02-12 05:03
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Last week we had a Sprint in the wonderful city of Brussels. This blog post is a recap of what I have been up to.

Form Processor

I started the sprint to work on a new extension the form processor.  This idea came to my mind as I had a few clients at which I had to develop a custom api for data coming from their website (in those cases CiviCRM was separated from the website). And my idea was that I wanted to give system administrator and implementers a tool in which they could create those kind of API by themselves. So the form processor was born.

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Announcing CiviCRM conference in Brussels | February 2018

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2017-11-07 12:59
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We are excited to announce the CiviCRM conference in Brussels in February 2018!

User Conference

The 1-day user conference (aka CiviCamp) on Monday 5 February 2018 is the conference for seasoned CiviCRM users, and people considering using CiviCRM. The conference will be packed with the essential presentations, workshops and people that will help your organisation get the most from CiviCRM.

Sprint

Following the user conference, there will be a non-residential 4-day sprint for contributors.

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Seeing a way forward for visually impaired users

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2017-10-16 12:28
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Having made amazing strides over the last year in terms of the user interface, some of the folk attending this years UK CiviSprint took a look at what improvements could be made in terms of accessibility.   Issues have been raised in recent years by screen reader users and people who are not comfortable using a mouse or trackpad.  After testing the new bootstrap-based Shoreditch theme, with a variety of assistive technology, several issues were identified and put to the team of developers. 
 
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2017 Dev Training and Sprint

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2017-10-13 04:50
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Writing on the train back to London from the CivicCRM Sprint at Duvale Priory in mid-Devon, I can see why some people are willing to travel from across the world for the Sprint: it is a great way to spend a week. I went for the Developer Training, delivered by Parvez and Raj of Veda Consulting. The training was held for two days alongside a week's sprint (5 days + 2 travel days). I stayed for the rest of the Sprint.

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My experience of the UK CiviCRM 2017 Sprint

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2017-10-12 04:30
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Following CiviCon London many of us made our way to Devon for the CiviSprint. 
 
A group of around 40+ developers, installers and users gathered together for 6 days to work jointly on CiviCRM projects. By coming together in one place, we were able to move projects forward in a way that is challenging when everyone is scattered around the world and involved in their own work and family commitments. The overall aim being to take CiviCRM forward by sharing knowledge.
 
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Greetings from this year’s Maryland Code/QA Sprint

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2017-09-29 08:27
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This was my first sprint; I came somewhat prepared from reading other ‘first sprint’ blogs in that I brought a laptop set up with Ubuntu and Buildkit. Beyond that technical hurdle I came with no ideas of what to expect, hoping that I could both learn and contribute.

The sprint was at a beautiful old house in the middle of a large farm in Maryland complete with cows, a fire pit, and cable Internet (albeit probably the thinnest cable any of us have experienced in awhile)!

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CiviProxy and CiviMcRestFace sprint in Bonn

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2017-07-21 01:40
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CiviCooP and Systopia and Palasthotel have been working together on CiviProxy and CiviProxy. This blog is a round up of what we have achieved in the last couple of days. The first thing we have achieved is that we had fun and a very good work atmosphere. We made long days and made lots of progress.

What are CiviProxy and CiviMcRestFace?

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Three blogs and pictures of the CiviCRM Sprint in the Eifel

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2017-06-27 05:50
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This year we had a sprint after CiviCon Cologne. So far I have only been to a sprint in Edale UK. The Germans copied everything from that sprint, remote location with hardly any internet. But with Germans you know it is done well. So the internet was faster (but still slow). The remote location had a bbq place, swimming pool and sauna.

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Sprint to the...well...it’s never finished. But progress always!

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2017-05-25 16:39
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Following what was a successful annual gathering for CiviCRM community at CiviCON St. Louis, the traditional Sprint commenced boasting 35 in attendance including participants from New Zealand, UK, Canada, and folks from all over the US from the east to west coasts. The Sprint is an annual opportunity for the CiviCRM community to come together and work on developing the CiviCRM software in a context that allows face-to-face interaction as opposed to the usual remote work and conversations.

During the Sprint, a number of groups are created to work on different topics such as coding, marketing and documentation for the software.

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