This is a list of all the accomplishments from the PyCon 2008 Sprints.
- Bitten continuous build tool now supports figleaf for code coverage
- Got about 20 unassigned/unclassified issues triaged.
- Python: fixed about 8 issues. Backported new buffer protocol and rest of PEP 3127 to 2.6. Converted more tests to unittest or doctest.
- Introduced Liam to using the issue tracker and triaging bugs.
- Made TG2's template engine configurable
- Preliminary support for Pylons in DBMechanic
- Zope Interfaces now running on Jython
- Trac source browser now supports keyboard navigation
- Repoze WSGI pluggable auth middleware now does RADIUS authentication
- Python: Got around 30 unassigned/unclassified issues triaged and one code change committed.
- Python: PEP 361 written, setting the Python 2.6 schedule.
- Implemented simple encap/stow style package manager in 54 lines
Ported Elephants to the OLPC.
- Released Graphviz plugin for Trac 0.11 and updated the release for Trac 0.10
- Made it so that shutil.move() will do os.rename() instead of a copy when moving a file to a directory. Huge speed improvement for moving files on the same file-system.
OLPC sprint: XO-Core localization at 100% in Khmer for Cambodia.
- Got a new C function-based extension type API working, after several months simmering in development.
Made TurboGears testutil.DBTest work with SQLAlchemy (lmacken)
TracForge now support basic web-based project creation.
- 152 broken tests corrected for SQLAlchemy's Oracle module
flex-pypy proof of concept: A Flash game written in RPython... Pummel the chimp!
- Triaged another 40 issues, closed around six of them.
- OLPC sprint: completed main engine for original OLPC game "Tramp Steamer Captain"
- Got a bzr mirror of the Python SVN repository up so developers can start experimenting with it.
Created a WebTest-based WSGI unit-testing framework for TG (lmacken)
- Fixed a bug that would cause smtplib SSL readlines to hang on EOF.
- Display code coverage in Trac browser for Bitten builds
- Ported Pygame Tutorial example code to Sugar/OLPC
- Back-ported a change from 2.6 to 2.5 which fixes a syntax problem in the generator statements.
- Got the unassigned/unprioritized issue list down under a page long. Closed 4 or 5 issues.
Python: Experimental Bazaar branches set up.
- Patch submitted for pydoc to display 'inherited' documentation.
From Frank Wierzbicki:
- Start of Twisted on Jython
- New compiler/New parser work
- Better threading support for Jython
- Collaboration with SQLAlchemy to get JDBC support
Work on writing decimal.py as a wrapper around Java's BigDecimal
- Work on porting mmap to jython
- Work on 2.5 new style class exceptions
- Removed breadcrumbs.
- Moved navigation menu to top.
- Made actions menu row of buttons.
- Yearly calendar view displays term information (Filip).
Made SchoolTool more beautiful (Andrew).
- Creation of a manage tab, centralizing management screens.
- Fixes to timetabling management UI (William).
- Fixed score system bug in add activities view (Paul).
- Added a home view for persons (William).
- Removed use of deprecated zapi (Alan).
- Refactored calendar portlet to be viewlet based (Filip).
- Significantly improved weekly calendar view with timetable integration (Chris).
Improved SchoolTool resource booking view (Andrew).
- Pylons demo fixed and updated to orbited 0.3.2, thanks to Wes Devauld
- New modpython tutorial, thanks to Roy Han
- Daemonization of 0.3.2 thanks to Wes Devauld
- Great new real-time RSS Feed reader, by Jared and Phillip
- Revolved Publish/subscribe in 0.4.0 branch, thanks to Marcus Cavanaugh
- rel 0.1.12 fixes threading and memory leak issues for Orbited, thanks to Mario Balibrera
- CSP protocol redisign, thanks to Michael Carter and Marcus Cavanaugh
- dez/WSGI fixes and Pylons integration for 0.4.0 thanks to Matthew Desmaris
- Turbogears integration thanks to Toshio Kuratomi
- Long running download progress bar demo, thanks to Will (tutorial to come)
- All transports ported to Orbited 0.4.0, thanks to Marcus Cavanaugh