08-21 Newsletter: Virtual Community Even …
08-21 Newsletter: Virtual Community Even …
08-21 Newsletter: Virtual Community Event, Django 3.2 Update, OpenCraft Hiring

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[Open edX Community Event] All members of the community are invited to join a virtual Open edX conference and meetup, scheduled on Sept 17th. The event will feature Ed Zarecor, the Engineering Director for the Open edX platform, who will discuss the future direction of the platform with the audience. Attendees can expect a few additional stimulating talks, along with ample time for chatting and networking. We are eager to see you there!

-> Read official announcement and more details on the Open edX blog

[Help needed: Django 3.2 Upgrade] edX is upgrading Django to version 3.2 by mid-October (Maple version release) and needs the community to help update or replace more than 60 external dependencies which don’t yet support Django 3.2.  This is a splendid opportunity to  contribute to the Open edX platform and help the team reach an important platform milestone! Here is a wiki page with instructions on how community members can help. Thank you in advance for your contributions!

-> Discuss and offer your help on this official forum thread

[Transifex Working Group] The Open edX platform is available in many languages on the Transifex platform, but optimizing the translations requires help from the community. The Open edX team just launched a Transifex Working Group and is looking for community members to review translations in the following languages: French(ca), Ukrainian(uk), Russian(ru), Mandarin(cmn), Hindi(hi), and Arabic(ar). OpenCraft team members will compose a portion of the group, but your help would be immensely appreciated!

-> Discuss and offer your help on this official forum thread

[OpenCraft Is (Still) Hiring] OpenCraft is growing and working on incredible projects, and we are always seeking new developers that: 

  • are passionate about contributing to open source.
  • appreciate an exciting challenge.
  • enjoy working with terrific clients. 
  • prefer an outstanding work environment.
  • making your own schedule
  • If you’re interested, please consider submitting an application.

-> Check out our jobs page and apply!

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