[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] Tutorius Demo and Meeting: Take 2

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Fri Nov 6 12:21:00 EST 2009

Hi Erick,

sorry I missed your meeting the other day, I'm forwarding this to
people that may be interested in using something like this.

Pilar, Claudia, Gerald, you are involved in Sugar training, would
something like this work for you? To get an idea of what it is, see
this video at 10:43 for a demo:




On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 15:59, Erick Lavoie <erick.lavoie at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry for sending this again, but due to last minute events and the absence
> of activity on the sugar IRC channel last Friday, we will redo a demo
> tomorrow (Thursday Nov 4th) at 9h30 AM EST. We will hang around on the sugar
> channel and chat with interested people.  A copy of the mail sent last week
> is shown below.
> See you tomorrow,
> Erick
> Tutorius
> As discussed before, Tutorius is a project done by 9 students from
> Université de Sherbrooke (Québec, Canada) aiming to integrate interactive
> tutorials inside Sugar to guide Sugar users in learning the platform and its
> activities.  Our goal for december is to be able to cover most of the
> content of the Floss manual.
> We are doing this along 3 axis:
> Execution: Add the mecanisms needed to Sugar to support execution of
> tutorials
> Creation: Provide tools to create tutorials from within Sugar in a GUI
> environment
> Sharing: Provide a platform to share tutorials on the web
> We have shown demos in the past of basic capabilities (in chronological
> order), here, here and at a presentation given last April.
> Next Friday, we will hang around on IRC at 13h EST and give a live demo of
> the current state of the project using Yuuguu or something equivalent, with
> an execution engine running in a separate process than the activity, an
> overhauled tutorial creator (still running inside the activity process) and
> maybe a quick overview of the sharing platform based around the addon
> sharing platform from Mozilla.
> We would like to exchange ideas with people and discuss technical matters
> with the following goals:
> Receive feedback on the work done so far
> Discuss the possible integration of our system with Sugar, the SugarLabs
> sharing platform and the official release cycle
> Anticipate possible evolutions
> Exchange ideas and pointers to similar work and papers to inspire ourselves
> and avoid duplicating research efforts
> Our team will disband around mid-december, but I'll keep maintaining the
> project and there might be possibilities for another team of 6-8 people from
> Université de Sherbrooke to push the project further in January for another
> year. It would be really exciting to see a collaboration with SugarLabs
> continue in the future!
> For those interested in a more technical view of the inner working of the
> system, see Tutorius Architecture, especially the Component section.
> See you on IRC on Friday at 13h EST!
> Erick Lavoie
> for Tutorius
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