[Sugar-news] [Sugar-devel] [IAEP] Sugar Digest 2012-09-18
walter.bender at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 13:33:46 EDT 2012
On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 12:52 PM, Alan Jhonn Aguiar Schwyn
<alanjas at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> From: francis at sugarlabs.org
>> Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 13:42:37 -0300
>> To: nicestep at gmail.com
>> CC: iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org; sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.org;
>> community-news at lists.sugarlabs.org; walter.bender at gmail.com
>> Subject: Re: [Sugar-devel] [IAEP] Sugar Digest 2012-09-18
>> 2012/9/19 James Simmons <nicestep at gmail.com>:
>> > Walter,
>> > First, congrats on the grandchild.
>> > Second, I am intrigued by the statement that 10% of Sugar Activities
>> > were
>> > written by children who grew up with Sugar. That is an incredible
>> > accomplishment, and it makes me wish that the ASLO website had a
>> > Collection
>> > of those Activities. If something like that existed I could see what
>> > kinds
>> > of Activities they were doing, how many were programs written for other
>> > environments using a Sugar wrapper, how many are purely Sugar
>> > Activities,
>> > who the developers are, what Sugar features are they using and not
>> > using,
>> > how popular the Activities are, etc.
>> Hello James,
>> I feel identified with what Walter described so I dare to answer. I'm
>> from Uruguay and I'm thirteen years old. I'm one of the activity
>> developers in transition to Sugar contributor. I don't know other
>> young Sugar contributors outside Uruguay, so I'll tell you about the
>> situation here.
>> About one year ago, children made activities often as a hobbie, that
>> activities had not a reasonable aim and they weren't very well
>> integrated with Sugar.
>> Some examples:
>> Agubrowser by Agustin Zubiaga:
>> This activity was based on webkit when Browse used python-hulahop (gecko).
>> Sugar File Manager by Ignacio Rodríguez and me:
>> Based on Sugar Commander and JAMexplorer, with some improvements.
>> Actually, we make activities thinking in its utility, but our aim is
>> still learn with what we do.
>> I leave here some of the activities that make us feel proud:
>> TerronesWeeper: A "mines" game for CeibalJAM!, the Uruguayan OLPC
>> community, which is represented with a Terrón.
>> Chart: Made with help of adults and now available at the official OLPC
>> Graph Plotter: Mathematical function plotter.
>> JAMath: Other game for CeibalJAM. I'm not sure, but I think this
>> activity is only available in Spanish.
>> Sorry if I forget other activities.
> One more of Cristhoper Travieso; Convert:
>>  http://ceibaljam.org/drupal/?q=node/741
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There are some from outside of .UY as well... but if you look for
http://activities.sugarlabs.org/en-US/sugar/user/1862 (24 activities)
http://activities.sugarlabs.org/en-US/sugar/user/5067 (8 activities)
http://activities.sugarlabs.org/en-US/sugar/user/3643 (6 activities)
http://activities.sugarlabs.org/en-US/sugar/user/283 (6 activities)
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