Debian Med Sprint 2014
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Last weekend, I attended the Debian Med Sprint for 2014 in Stonehaven, Aberdeen. The
event was essentially an unconference hackathon with a few untalks.
On the Saturday, I participated in Andreas‘ live packaging session where we packaged seqtk and dnaclust. I
found the documentation for dnaclust and produced a man page for inclusion in
With my new Debian packaging knowledge, I packaged a personal project python-fitbitscraper as python3-fitbitscraper in Debian. This effort ran to the end
of the sprint.
Luca gave a talk on a peer-to-peer database he has developed and I noticed it has
a similar source structure to the python-fitbitscraper package. I have agreed
to work with him on the documentation and produce Debian packages once the
documentation is complete.
On the Sunday, I gave a short demo of an example application using personal
health data from FitBit. Here is a screenshot of the application in action and
some photos I took of the sprint activity:
This was my first sprint and my first face-to-face interaction with Debian and it was very enjoyable. Thanks to everyone involved.
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