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2013-10-22 Tuesday Team Meeting

Attending: Dundee: Will, Kenny, Emil, Helen, Petr, Mark, Jean-Marie, Chris, Andrew, Simon, Roger Remote: Sebastien B, Sebastien S, Melissa, Mark H, Carlos, Colin, Ola, Ian, Blazej, Douglas, Curtis

Agenda - 2:30pm Start

  1. Accepting minutes from last meeting

    • accepted
  2. 5.0.0-beta2 status - 14:32 UK

    • try to fix blockers and bugs, and make upgrade from 4.4 possible
    • still some RFE
    • Petr and Gus curate list of most annoying bugs
    • Colin rebasing Python integration test work onto OMERO 5
    • web robot framework tests now being brought into CI
    • over thirty tickets open, trying to keep it focused
  3. Glencoe Update (Chris) - 14:38 UK

    • Emil is now working, in Chris’ office; experience in physics and image analysis
      • helping with analysis, QA
    • finishing up tagging, PR coming
    • working on plugins for OMERO.web 5.0
      • entails upgrade to Django 1.5.4 (Python 2.6), PR explains changes
    • Sam has done much work on web gateway cache, PR coming
      • also so unit tests can be run without a full build
    • working on tiled image viewer / bird’s eye view on IE8+
    • started some work on drawing ROIs in web with Paper.js, will discuss incl. Will, Andreas
      • Jean-Marie: Gus has been doing some ROI scoping
  4. Consortium Update (every month) - 14:44 UK

    • Sebastien B: U-Track into UX / QA workflow, jobs running tests against OMERO 4, 5
      • Michael is working on his tools
      • Bill has been working with Melissa on Woolz reader for Bio-Formats
    • Ian: further questions coming on extra dimensions
      • Jean-Marie: client improvements coming on ModuloAlong
    • Ian: with Gus’ help, plan to improve FLIMfit UI to be more welcoming to biologists
    • Curtis: catching up with backlog
  5. Upcoming meetings/conferences/outreach visits - 14:50 UK

    • Helen going to Open Access meeting in Edinburgh
    • Jean-Marie going to microscopy symposium in Aberdeen, opportunity for demo
    • Will, Ola attending MozFest, presenting as below
    • Will, Gus going to big data / NoSQL / web / Paper.js / etc. conference in Dundee
  6. Will Moore: MozFest presentation - 14:54 UK

    • incorporates some learning by doing, pitched at non-biologists
    • comments
      • keep biological terminology fairly simple, maybe even with the help of props
        • audience may not know fluorophores, probes, plates, knocking out genes to affect the phenotype
      • emphasize publishing, collaboration
      • may be good to focus on more generic topics: image storage, rendering, sharing, analysis, etc.
      • emphasizing big data and metadata is
      • perhaps can show transfer function for rendering settings, but may be too confusing
      • use good example for metadata
    • Ola: seeks comment on the actual code on
      • good ways to make it more sophisticated?
    • may be able to borrow projector from CLS if not needed on Friday
  7. Any other business (<5 mins) - 15:52 UK

    1. Reminder headers guidelines
    2. New Dundee hires starting early next year: developer (client, Java) and QA (coding, HCS experience)
    3. In two weeks’ time, Glencoe will present on JCB

Done 15:54 UK

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