< AdaLovelaceDayRevision as of 12:14, 5 October 2012 by Camilasan (talk | contribs)(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff) Contents 1 An event for women and their friends 2 When and How 3 IRC 4 KDE community really cares about you 5 Schedule 6 Doubts? More information? An event for women and their friends Every year the celebrate internationally Ada Lovelace Day. This date refers, above all, the great of programming Ada Byron, born in Engalnd, in the nineteenth-century. Ada, for those who do not already know, was a self-taught math responsible for creating the first computer program ever known in the world, algorithms for calculations used in the analytical engine of Charles Babage. She entered the history of computing as being the first computer programmer ever heard. This date also serves to celebrate the achievements of Ada is also used to discover and encourage other Adas around the world to engage with technology and science. When and How This year, Ada Lovelace Day will take place on October 16th and KDE decided to celebrate this date promoting some activities to integrate more people, especially women, but not only them, to our community. The idea is we promote some tutorials on IRC - #kde-tutorials - or Google Hangout on some KDE tools and how to get involved with the community. IRC What is it? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Relay_Chat. If you don't have any IRC client installed or you can not install one, you can access IRC in your browser: http://webchat.freenode.net/. You don't have any experience using IRC? No worries, it is easy. You can try this tutorial: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:IRC/Tutorial. KDE community really cares about you Let's invite everyone: friends and family, boyfriend and girlfriend to celebrate with us! Schedule Check out our schedule (in UTC time) below: 14:00 | KDE Testing - how to become a tester. Coach: Myriam. 15:30 | LaTeX with Kile Coach: Melissa. Melissa is a math girl, professor in a University at South America. 17:00 | An easy way to start in KDE - write a Plasmoid in QML. Coach: Camila Ayres. Camila is a Programer, KDE Person and housewife. With this tutorial you are going to learn about QML and Plasmoids and how easy is to get into KDE world. 18:30 | Ask your question about getting involved in KDE Coachs: Lydia and Frederik. Doubts? More information? Talk to us in the IRC channel #kde-women. We will be happy to help you. Remember: there is no stupid question. Retrieved from "https://community.kde.org/index.php?title=AdaLovelaceDay/2012&oldid=25225" Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.