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Re: Looking at building/offering a series of implementation courses, feedback requested
- Subject: Re: Looking at building/offering a series of implementation courses, feedback requested
- From: ario_lsmb-devl <..hidden..>
- Date: Sun, 8 Dec 2013 13:11:03 +0000
On Sat, 7 Dec 2013 18:39:37 -0800
Chris Travers <..hidden..> wrote:
> Hi Ario;
> On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 12:10 PM, <..hidden..> wrote:
> > On Sat, 7 Dec 2013 07:08:51 -0800
> > Chris Travers <..hidden..> wrote:
> > >From a non-developer who has asked some questions though, those
> > >were
> > basically due to the fact that I missed the memo to not log in
> > anymore on port 5432, but to host:80/ledgersmb instead, which until
> > lately I never had done before.
> > Basically my questions weren't needed, so don't base your offering
> > on my troubleshooting attempts.
> > Also don't count me in as I'm using the software on a free 'as in
> > beer' basis, sorry.
> No problem. I might still see what I can do to get your feedback, if
> you don't mind beta-testing some of the material ;-).
> This wasn't just prompted by your questions and not even sure it is
> targetted so much at you as it is helping ensure that consultants can
> get ramped up quickly if they are implementing it for their
> customers. The basic issue is that there has been a growing
> awareness on my part that many people come to LedgerSMB with some
> basic understanding of some of the pieces, but not necessarily
> everything. Your questions may have been an immediate factor, but I
> was thinking less of the users and more of the consulting community.
> Also for anyone else: If there are any consultants who would like to
> offer similar training and would be interested in collaborating on
> the current content, please let me know. I am not opposed to the
> curriculum being open.
> Best Wishes,
> Chris Travers
> > ario
> > > Hi;
> > >
> > > I have been contemplating, based on questions asked on the -users
> > > and -developer lists, offering a series of courses for folks
> > > wanting to get into implementing LedgerSMB. I don't expect to
> > > offer courses on developing it at present just because I think
> > > this often is best handled with personal contact. The courses
> > > would be offered online and would include screencasts, 1 on 1
> > > time, and instructional material. I haven't decided what to
> > > charge yet.
> > >
> > > The goal would be to help folks who are consultants out there more
> > > generally learn the basic necessities for implementing
> > > LedgerSMB. As a result I would cover, at a minimum:
> > >
> > > 1. How the entire environment works together (Perl, the web
> > > server, PostgreSQL, etc).
> > >
> > > 2. What tasks we delegate to each (authentication is delegated to
> > > PostgreSQL for example).
> > >
> > > 3. Very basic Apache and PostgreSQL administration.
> > >
> > > 4. Security considerations.
> > >
> > > Is there anything else that shoudl be covered?
> > >
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I'd be glad to have a look at it, would be great if I coud throw some
misunderstanding at it :)
As a side note: I think that a condensed summary of your course could
be very useful in the (introduction of the) documentation, as potential
users start first with _trying_ to use the software, and if they feel
that they are/will be happy with using it, they might want additional
A condensed intro could help them get it running faster and with less