[wp-hackers] GSoC 2010
mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Mon Mar 29 22:13:22 UTC 2010
Just to let you know I'm currently working on an EventPress plugin which I developed because of the WordPress conference we are having in Atlanta May 6th.
You can see some of it here (don't worry, the designer has not applied their design yet!):
The agenda is automatically generated based on sessions, rooms, time-slots, etc.
The plan it to make it release all its components as GPL and to enable it to work with practically any theme.
On Mar 29, 2010, at 1:01 PM, Justin Shreve wrote:
> I included those two links for inspiration. You could get some feature ideas
> from them.
> A program committee which accepts or rejects speaker
> and/or talk. A manager for the timetable and available rooms. Financer
> for ticket and advertising space sale. And all this with one tool.*
> Those sound like some nice features.
> Take a look at
> You could create a plugin for entering hotel information and the plugin
> would automatically plot them on a map, etc.
> On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 12:53 PM, Ralph Bergmann <ralph at dasralph.de> wrote:
>> Am 29.03.10 17:28, schrieb Justin Shreve:
>>> I think it's an interesting idea. You should check into what is already
>>> being done first. For example check out the various conference sites at
>>> http://wordcamp.org - and see what they are using and how the different
>>> sites are setup.
>> The idea was born in 2008. I have organised a Java conference in Berlin
>> and was frustrated to add the speakers profil and the talks.
>> The main feature should be: make it easier.
>>> I would also look at http://wccpco.eventstart.com/ and the various
>>> there and http://www.eventbrite.com/ (which I think powers some of the
>> There are a lot of tools which can do it. But I would a tool which is
>> embedded in my website with the same still and the same domain.
>>> In terms of your proposal:
>>> - user can create one or more speaker profile(s)
>>> - user can create one ore more session(s) and link this with the speaker
>>> I think you need to elaborate a bit more on some of the features you can
>>> bring. These two items for example can be done pretty easily with custom
>>> pots types or just linking a "user" (speaker) to a "post"
>> I think of a workflow with some users. Speakers which add his / hers
>> profil and talks. A program committee which accepts or rejects speaker
>> and/or talk. A manager for the timetable and available rooms. Financer
>> for ticket and advertising space sale. And all this with one tool.
>> When the speaker adds his / hers profil, he / she post all needed datas
>> incl. an picture which will be crop to fit the theme.
>> The financer can see how many tickes was sold and who has bought
>> advertisments. After the money arrived he / she can send out the tickets
>> (per email) or can activate the ad banner upload.
>> An other great feature should be an app for Android / iPhone /
>> BlackBerry to see the timetable, profils and talks on the divice and to
>> create the own plan with the prefered talks.
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