WiMLDS Nairobi / Scikit-learn Sprint
Schedule for 22-Jun-2019
- 8:30am - 9:30am: Breakfast and technical support
- 9:30am - 1:00pm: Sprint
- 1:00pm - 2:00pm: Lunch
- 2:00pm - 5:00pm: Sprint
Code of Conduct
WiMLDS is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone. We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form. All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of many different backgrounds. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate.
Be kind to others. Do not insult or put down others. Behave professionally. Remember that harassment and sexist, racist, or exclusionary jokes are not appropriate.
Thank you for helping make this a welcoming, friendly community for all. Please read the full Code of Conduct before participating.
CoC summary is adopted from NumFOCUS.
- Space sponsored by: TBA
- Food sponsored by: Microsoft
- Reshama Shaikh, WiMLDS New York City Lead Organizer
- Mariam Haji, WiMLDS Nairobi Organizer
- Lawrence Muthoga, Community Manager, Microsoft 4Afrika
Purpose of Sprint
- Widen the pool of open-source contributors
- Contribute to scikit-learn library
- Involve more women and gender minorities in scikit-learn and open source
- Build momentum for continued contribution
Goals for the Day
- The plan is to work in pairs.
- The goal is that each participant will be able to resolve one trivial fix and one actual fix.
1. GitHub Account
- Open an account on GitHub
- Git should be installed
- Some familiarity with Git / GitHub
- Prior to event, review some Git resources
- We will go over pull requests at beginning of event
Gitter is an open source instant messaging and chat room system for developers and users of GitHub repositories. You can use your GitHub ID to sign in.
Join the scikit-learn Gitter community
- It is approximately 16 pages
- scikit-learn repository
- There are over 1200 issues
- For the sprint, we will focus on issues with the labels:
- Go through the issues (with the above labels) and become familiar with them
5. Curated List of Issues
Day of Sprint
Bring your laptop and charger.
We will have stick-on nametags. Make sure to wear one to network with other attendees. Feel free to add your preferred pronoun and institution affiliation.
3. Taking Notes for Blog
If you would like to blog about the event, email me (email@example.com) and I would be happy to share and promote the blog with our community.
Please feel free to take photos and tweet about the event.
Adrin Jalali: @adrinjalali
Reshama Shaikh: @reshamas
Mariam Haji: @MamuAhmed
Lawrence Muthoga: @larrygify