28 January, 2009 · 1 minute to read
I am now Co-ordinator of the SLK & LG projects on CodePlex
Jay Beavers recently asked for volunteers to be the co-ordinator for the SLK project on CodePlex as he no longer had the time to commit to it. I have volunteered and am now the co-ordinator for the SLK and Learning Gateway projects on CodePlex. Many thanks for all the hard work that Jay has put in, but I'm sure he'd be the first to admit that it slowed down a lot recently.
Hopefully, now that I am co-ordinator we can get the projects moving again. My priorities are:
After that it will depend on what is being requested in the forums and issue tracker. I might look at Course Builder, or get the rest of LG up to date.
Now, although I am co-ordinator I do have a day job as Managing Directory of SalamanderSoft. My role as co-ordinator complements this, which is why I was prepared to take it on, however realistically I am going to have a couple of hours a week I can spend on the projects. My paying customers will always take priority! I'm not going to be able to do all the work that I'd like to see done on the projects, so either the community needs to submit patches, which I will look at, or it's going to take some time. The alternative is if I can get funding to spend more time on it - any volunteers ;)
Finally, although it is easy to find my contact details, please direct all queries and support requests to the forums. I won't be the only one who answers questions, and any answer needs to be a shared resource.
Managing Director / Founder
Richard started SalamanderSoft in 2007 after a successful career as a software developer. Wanting to start his own company and with experience in integrating school systems he set out to build the best integration system for schools and to exceed customer expectations. He starting out on his own, doing all the coding, support and sales until finally the growing number of customers meant he needed to start growing the team. He is still heavily involved in coding the core Integration Suite product in addition to running the company and being the first point of contact for prospective customers.