Six week pledge: A final update

I promised myself that I would be blogging a lot during the past six week about my pledge to the Alfresco community. I’m sorry that I’ve kept quiet, but I’ve been a very busy bee and working on the Alfresco SDK.

Challenge doneIt’s been a fun six weeks, and I’m proud to announce the beta release of the Alfresco SDK 2.0. I’m proud to be a part of this project and I think we’ve got some really cool features that will increase your productivity when developing with Alfresco and Share.

Besides the SDK, I’ve been on Alfresco Tech Talk Live, helped people out on the Alfresco IRC channel and helped start and form The Order of the Bee where I’m currently on the board. I have been neglecting my duties for the bees while doing the final push for the SDK, but starting from next week I’ll get more involved in the order.

I’ve been encouraged to write up a new revision of my Aikau tutorial, or perhaps even write a second tutorial on the subject with more advanced examples so I’ll start working on it in a few weeks. If you have ideas or some areas you want me to cover in-depth about Aikau please let me know.

I’m also happy to say that I’m going to Alfresco Summit in London this october. I’ll be joining the hackathon and I’ll be buzzing around with the bees.

Alfresco Tech Talk Live today

As part of my community pledge I’ve been giving a lot of my time to the Alfresco Maven SDK. I’ve been involved in this for some time, and today Gab and I will be on Tech Talk Live with Richard Esplin to talk about the upcoming release of the SDK.

We have some great new features, the biggest is much better rapid development features, but a lot of other cool stuff will make it into the final release.

We hope to have a beta release out within the next few days, until then you can watch this teaser video and join us later today for Tech Talk Live.

UPDATE: Here’s the recording of the event: