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September 30, 2017

  • Day 67 - Wrapping up..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 30, 2017 18:24 UTC

    So here ends the last working day of our RGSoC journey. It has been the most amazing and unforgettable summer of our lives so far. Throughout this summer we've been able to learn about many new things that are very important to us as developers. πŸ˜‡ Today is not exactly the last day of RGSoC for us, it just the last working day. But tomorrow we'll be officially saying goodbye to our RGSoC family. It's gonna be emotional. πŸ€’ So today we could summerize about what we did and what we learned. 😊

    Things we did today:

    • Finalized the points for our announcement for the end of RGSoC celebration. βœ… We are gonna open the announcement tonight!.
    • Summerized the tasks and the things we learned throughout the summer. βœ… It was a really interesting session.
    • Wrote our wrap up blog post for our own blog. βœ… And we hope to publish it tomorrow.
    • Discussed about the final changes made to our File Browser app, mainly focussing on the Redux part. βœ…

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Have our final team call to say good bye.
    • Publish our wrap-up blog post for to our blog.
    • Start working on our application for the conference talk.

    Last but not least, we would like to thank RGSoC team for giving us this amazing opportunity. It was really wonderful and we enjoyed being a part of it.

    So it's a wrap.

September 29, 2017

  • Day 66 - Finalizing..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 29, 2017 18:21 UTC

    Today is the day before the final day for us.. So here we are finalizing our work.. 😊

    Things we did today:

    • Finished implementing the reducer. βœ… Now we are done handling all the required actions.
    • Finalized the new changes made to the SearchView, testing the component with two new tests. βœ…
    • Sent a mail to RubyConf Australia organizers asking about the required documents, for our visa application process. βœ…
    • Planned our End of RGSoC celebration. βœ… πŸ˜ŒπŸ“

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Discuss about our final changes to the app with our mentor.
    • Open an announcement on Github for our End of RGSoC celebration.
    • Summerize the tasks we did and things we learned throughout the summer.
    • Start writing our wrap up blog post for our own blog.

September 28, 2017

  • Day 65 - Full day..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 28, 2017 18:39 UTC

    Today we had a quick chat with our coaches. We got help from them to correct the mistakes we have done. 😊

    Things we did today:

    • Continue to work on the reducer by handling the rest of the actions there. βœ…
    • Commit the changes made to the SearchView. βœ…
    • Discuss about the final changes made to the SearchView and the Redux part with coach Imran and coach Kasun. βœ…
    • Informed all the coaches and the mentor about our last team call which will be held on this Sunday. βœ…

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Finalize everything
    • Planning the celebration to wrap up RGSoC.

September 27, 2017

  • Day 64 - Change of plans..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 27, 2017 18:00 UTC

    Today we were supposed to meet coach Kasun and coach Imran, but we missed that session due to an unavoidable reason. πŸ˜• So we decided to have our coaching session with coach Tharindu today... 😊

    Things we did today:

    • Did the last touches of the SearchView implementation. βœ…
    • Started writing a reducer for the FileBrowser container. βœ… And there we could handle two actions already.
    • Had a coaching session with our coach Tharindu. βœ… He went through our work so far and gave us some tips polish up our implementation. And the best thing is , he's not anymore a remote coach but a local coach . 😁
    • Discussed about what to do for our celebration to wrap up RGSoC . βœ… Finally we could decide a date. And it is fixed now. πŸ—“βœ”

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Continue to work on the reducer by handling the rest of the actions there.
    • Commit the changes made to the SearchView.
    • Discuss about the final changes made to the SearchView and the Redux part with coach Imran and coach Kasun.

September 26, 2017

  • Day 63 - Last Supervisor Call..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 26, 2017 16:46 UTC

    Today is the second day of our last week of RGSoC 2017. So, we had our last supervisor call with our Supervisor Ramon. We decided to have our third and last team call this Sunday. 😊

    Things we did today:

    • Worked on the implementation of SearchView functionalities. βœ…
    • Implemented mapStateToProps() function for the FileBrowser container component. βœ…
    • Discussed about the End of RGSoC 2017 celebration. βœ…

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Having a coaching session with coach Imran and coach Kasun.
    • Continued working on Redux part.

September 25, 2017

  • Day 62 - Last Week Begins..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 25, 2017 18:30 UTC

    Here starts our last week of RGSoC. Time flies so fast! πŸ•¦πŸš€ And this is going to be one of the busiest weeks!.

    Thing we did during weekend:

    • Had a quick chat with our mentor about the progress of our project.
    • Started implementing the connect() function for the FileBrowser Container.

    Things we did today:

    • Finalized the changes of SearchView since we have to get it ready for our last PR. βœ…
    • Went through a tutorial to see how to use dispatch() method with our app. βœ… And then we started that implementing it with our app.
    • Tested the search functionality with the search query, when there are user inputs for search fields. βœ…
    • Informed our supervisor about our conference talk. βœ… We'll be sending the application after this coming weekend!. πŸ˜ŒπŸ“

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Complete the implementation of SearchView functionalities.
    • Implement mapStateToProps() function for the FileBrowser container component.

September 22, 2017

  • Day 61 - friday but not Friday...

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 22, 2017 18:30 UTC

    Another week gone. And we are going to say hi to our last RGSoC week soon (coming monday).. πŸ˜… So this week was a busier week and today was a busier friday.. So here's the log for today..

    Things we did today:

    • Tested the column filter (hide/show) functionality of the detail view. βœ…There we could fix the error we got when the file details are populated in the table.
    • Went through the React router API , since we have to use React Router Redux with our app. βœ…
    • Worked on the filter functionality of the search bar. βœ… Now it can filter files when a search query with more than one search fields is given. πŸ”βœ”
    • Had a little chat with our mentor about the progress. βœ…

    Things to do during weekend:

    • Finalize the search bar functionalities.
    • Have coaching and code reviewing sessions with coach Kasun, Tharindu and Imran.
    • Send a PR for the SearchView component.

  • Day 60 - More PRs

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 22, 2017 01:09 UTC

    Today we had a quick discussion with our coach Imran. He checked our codes and showed us how we can improve. We will have a coaching session with him next week. 😊

    Things we did today:

    • Send a PR contains new changes. βœ…
    • As Coach Imran showed us, we had some problems in Detail view. So did some changes to it. βœ…
    • Worked on our repositories in the hacktitude competition. βœ…

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Test on new changes of the Detail view.
    • Continue to work on the Redux part of the app.

September 20, 2017

  • Day 59 - Search & Learn

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 20, 2017 20:02 UTC

    Yesterday one of our team member was bit sick. So we had to work remotely. But now she is fine and she came to the workplace. 😊 Today we checked each others works. Then we discussed the issues in there and did some changes.

    Things we did today:

    • We had our coaching session with coach Kasun, Since we missed it yesterday. βœ…
    • Continued to work on the Redux part of the app. βœ…
    • Tested the changes in Detail View. βœ… Now we have to add the Tabs.

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Send a PR which contains new changes.
    • Have a chat with our coach Imaran and get some advices to improve the file browser.

September 19, 2017

  • Day 58 - Remotely..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 19, 2017 18:27 UTC

    Today we couldn't meet at the same place to work, since one of us was a bit sick. πŸ€’ So we decided to work remotely and postpone our weekly call with the supervisor. So here's what we did.

    Things we did today:

    • Tested the search bar with the datepicker. βœ… Now the selected date gets appended to the search query.
    • Went through Selector library to use with Redux, since we are starting the Redux part of the app. βœ…
    • Today our second blog post was published!.. Once it was published we could notice some minor issues with the markdown usage. βœ… So we asked to send another PR and it worked. We sent another PR and once it was merged, it looked fine..

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Have a coaching session with coach Kasun since we missed it today.
    • Continue to work on the Redux part of the app.

September 18, 2017

  • Day 57 - Things falling in to place

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 18, 2017 18:23 UTC

    Today, we could finish things according to our plan and get answers to few problems we had. 😊 Let's see how it was.

    Things we did today:

    • Started our day summerizing the the things we talked yesterday with our whole team. βœ… Because last night, we had our full team call! And that was a great moment to our whole team. πŸŽ‰
    • Updated this week's trello board with new tasks. βœ…
    • Added a datepicker to the search bar. βœ… It was added to function as a suggestion , when users are searching files through created, modified or accessed dates usiking the search bar.
    • Tested the datepicker functionalities. βœ… We still have to get the selected date appended to the search query.
    • Our PR for the blog post is reviewed! πŸŽ‰ We were waiting till it get reviewed . So at the moment we are working on few requested changes. βœ…

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Have a coaching session with coach Kasun.
    • Have our weekly call with our supervisor.
    • Sart working on the Redux part of our app.

September 15, 2017

  • Day 56 - Waiting...

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 15, 2017 18:30 UTC

    Today we were waiting for some event to happen while working.. 😁 So this is how it was..

    Things we did today:

    • Did more testing on the search field tokenizer. βœ… And we could fix yesterday's failure. So now the selected tokens gets appended to the seacrh query !πŸŽ‰
    • Wrote a new blog post for our own blog . βœ… Couldn't publish it yet.
    • Read about dispatching actions in redux saga. βœ…
    • Kalpani participated in Hackx today.. βœ… Good luck Kalpani!
    • Did some changes to our PR , since it's still in queue for merging. βœ… That's right we were waiting till it gets merged. 😁 That's our last RGSoC blog post!.. So yes, we are excited to see it gets published. 😊

    Things to do in next week:

    • Have the team call this sunday.
    • Have coaching sessions with Imran , Kasun and Udani.
    • More tests on the search field tokenizer.
    • Send a new PR for the SearchView compoenent.

September 14, 2017

  • Day 55 - Happy moments..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 14, 2017 18:12 UTC

    Today we got the chance to hear some happy news and enjoyed some happy moments with both work and other events. πŸ˜€ So this is what happened.

    Things we did today:

    • We sent the completed draft of our 2nd blog post to our supervisor. βœ…
    • Sent a PR for our blog post. βœ… Did some last minute changes there too.
    • Started testing the search field tokenizer of the search bar. βœ… There was a failure when we were trying to append the selected tokens to the query. So tried to fix that.
    • Accepted a new conference offer. βœ… This was our 2nd offer. We are so happy! πŸ˜‡
    • Celebrated a winning moment of NBQSA 2017. βœ… So one of us is in the winners circle! πŸŽ‰

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Continue to work on the test failure of the search field tokenizer.
    • Inform our team members about the team call.
    • Publish a new blog post for our own blog.
    • Learn more about Redux-saga.

September 13, 2017

  • Day 54 - All about Blogging..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 13, 2017 18:29 UTC

    Since tomorrow is the publish date for our 2nd (final) blog post, today we focused more on the post. πŸ˜… So this is how it all went..

    Things we did today:

    • Did the formatting and added the media contents in our blog post. βœ… Eventhough we finished writing the story.., we still have to colour it up.. πŸ’…
    • Added the search bar to the file browser to control both TreeView and DetailView components. βœ…
    • Created a new video clip to add to the blog post as a gif. βœ…
    • Wrote a new blog post to our own blog, so we can publish both the blog posts together. βœ…
    • Worked on this week's tasks for Hacktitude competition. βœ…

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Send the blog post draft to our supervisor.
    • Send a PR for our blog post.
    • Test the search field tokenizer of the search bar.

September 12, 2017

  • Day 53 - Connecting dots..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 12, 2017 12:53 UTC

    Today we had our weekly call with our Supervisor Ramon. So as we discussed today on this weekend we will have our second team call with all coaches, mentor and supervisor. πŸ“žπŸ˜ƒ. Since our blog post is on 14 th September, today we worked on our blog post draft and finished it. And while working we searched some cake recipes also. πŸ˜‹πŸ°

    Things we did today:

    • Finished blog post drafting. βœ… Hopefully, we can send it our supervisor today for further checking. πŸ˜‡
    • Continued to work on the search field tokenizer and tested it. βœ…
    • Learned about Bot Frameworks. βœ…
    • Worked on creating connection between our three components. βœ…

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • One of us going to participate an arduino workshop tomorrow. Excited!! πŸ˜ƒ
    • Finalized the blog post and Do the commits. Then send a PR which is containing our blog post to summer-of-code repository.
    • Continue work on creating connection between our three components.

September 11, 2017

  • Day 52 - Stacks ...

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 11, 2017 18:29 UTC

    Today we had different stacks to work on. Well a stack of coding, stack of food πŸ˜‹πŸ«, stack of goals and etc.. Not to mention, updating our trello board with this weekend's stack of work. So here's the stack of tasks, that we have to log today.

    Things we did during weekend:

    • Finished drafting the blog post contents. βœ…
    • Sent a new PR for the new changes of the TreeView and DetailView. βœ… πŸŽ‰
    • Our new PR was reviewed and merged. βœ…

    Things we did today:

    • Updated this week's trello board with new tasks having new goals to achieve within this week. βœ…
    • Worked on a search field tokenizer for the search bar of the SearchView. βœ…
    • Created some media content for our 2nd (final) blog post. βœ… You'll see them once it is published. 😁
    • Worked on the tasks of the final round of Hacktitude. βœ…
    • Learned about using channels in Redux. βœ…

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Format our blog post and finalize the content with the media content.
    • Continue to work on the search field tokenizer and test it.

September 08, 2017

  • Day 51 - Another Coaching session..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 8, 2017 17:24 UTC

    Today we had another coaching session with our Coach Udani and she suggested some changes in our search view. Hopefully we can push them soon. πŸ˜‡ And one of us getting ready for second round of NBQSA 2017 competition which will be happening in this weekend. πŸ“ˆπŸ“Š

    Things we did today:

    • Had coaching session with coach Udani. βœ…
    • Today our mentor checked our PR. It will get merged soon. πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ βœ…
    • Worked on Detail View and Search View. βœ…
    • Got ready for the second rounds of hacktitude 2017 and NBQSA 2017. βœ…
    • Continued our work on blog post draft. πŸ“‹ βœ…

    Things to do in next week:

    • Finish drafting blog post.
    • Do tests on Search View.

    Have a great weekend !!

September 07, 2017

  • Day 50 - More Blogging..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 7, 2017 18:30 UTC

    Today was a day we focused more on our blog posts. πŸ’»πŸ–Š While writing blog posts and working on our project, we also managed to finalize the project ideas for Hacktitude competition. πŸ˜€
    So this is what happened.

    Things we did today:

    • Integrated our file-browser app with the react-ui app which uses react-boilerplate. βœ… Added FileBrowser as a container and the TreeView and DetailView as components.
    • Added routes to render FileBrowser component. βœ…
    • Worked on the SearchView component's search field box. βœ… Now we can append fields used for search, to the selected fields box!
    • Sent a new PRs for the file browser integration. βœ…
    • Drafted some more parts for our 2nd and final RGSoC blog bost. βœ…
    • Worked on a blog post about our progress so far to our own blog. βœ…

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Push the changes made to the SearchView.
    • Continue to work on the blog post draft.

September 06, 2017

  • Day 49 - A busy day!

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 6, 2017 18:29 UTC

    Today we had our weekly call with our Supervisor Ramon. πŸ“žπŸ˜ƒ And We got to know that, we have received an conference offer to RubyConf Australia 2018. πŸ’Ž And we both decided to accept the offer. πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰ 😊

    Things we did today:

    • Had our weekly call with our Supervisor. βœ…
    • Did some changes to the Detail View. βœ…
    • We used create react app for our components till we get familiar with the react-boilerplate. And after our mentor's request, we started changing our file structure according to the react boilerplate. So today we did those changes. βœ…
    • We had a Coaching session with one of our coaches. βœ… Coach Kasun came to our work place today and he taught us how to start working on API documentation.
    • Since we both selected as the top 10 contributors of first round of Hacktitude 2017, we had do some work for the second round also. βœ…

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Send a PR after changing the file structure.
    • Work on Blog post draft.

September 05, 2017

  • Day 48 - Holiday !

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 5, 2017 18:04 UTC

    Today is a national holiday in Sri Lanka. But we worked remotely since our mentor gave us some tasks to be completed by tomorrow. πŸ˜…

    Things we did today:

    • Work on the boilerplate integration part of our components. βœ…
    • Coach Kasun checked our progress so far. And he will be doing a coaching session tomorrow on API Documentation. βœ…
    • Worked on the Blog post draft. βœ…

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Having two coaching sessions with Coach Udanie and Coach Kasun. πŸ“šπŸ’»
    • Continue work on the boilerplate integration and send a PR.
    • Working on the Blog post draft.

  • Day 47 - PRs, Reviews, Demos..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 5, 2017 06:07 UTC

    So a lot happened during our weekend and on 4th September. Yes, but we missed one thing . 😟 We couldn't do the full team call due to an unavoidable reason. But that's okay! we can have it this week. So this is how it was.

    Things we did during weekend:

    • Had a chat with our mentor, about the demo. βœ… πŸ˜…
    • Did some fine tuning in our tree-view component and detail-view component. βœ…
    • Sent 2 PRs for the two components separately. βœ… One from the tree-view branch and the other from the detail-view branch.
    • Learned about AJAX Requests in React. βœ…

    Things we did on 4th September:

    • Worked on our 2nd blog post draft. βœ…
    • Commited the requested changes for the PRs we sent yesterday. βœ…
    • Connected the tree-view and detail-view using one component and called it FileBrowser. βœ…
    • Did a demo of our file-browser component to our mentor. βœ… And he gave his comments on how to improve it and how to integrate it with the existing boilerplate for the react-ui.

    Things to do on 6th September:

    • Add routes to our file browser component and create a container for file browser.
    • Continue to work on our 2nd blog post draft.
    • Have coaching sessions on API documenting, React routes and to talk about the issues faced.

September 01, 2017

  • Day 46 - More than expected..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at September 1, 2017 18:27 UTC

    Today we could do more than we planned and get good results. πŸ˜‡ We could work few more extra hours and cover few more tasks than we planned. So this is how it was.

    Thing we did today:

    • Learned about running tasks in parallel with redux-saga. βœ…
    • Wrote 3 tests to test the new file preview function. βœ… Andthey were all for txt file previews.
    • Worked on our 2nd blog post's draft. βœ… Now we even have a theme for it.
    • Fixed few issues with the export paths in detail-view components. βœ…Finally we could get rid of the build errors and get it running successfully.
    • Did few more submissions for the Hacktitude competition. βœ…

    Things to do during weekend:

    • Have a call with our mentor and have a code reviewing session.
    • Have our 2nd full team call on Sunday.
    • Work on show and hide functionality for the detail view.

August 31, 2017

  • Day 45 - All about that Test!

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at August 31, 2017 18:29 UTC

    Today we focused more on testing, when you get stuck with them , you get stuck for hours. Thanks to our scrum master, today we could start the day with a motivated mind. πŸ˜‡ Here's what we did. 😁

    Things we did today:

    • Discussed our progress on implementing the file browser with our scrum master. βœ…
    • Tested the search functionality of tree-view through different search fields using mocks. βœ… Spent hours to get the tests as passed.
    • Added new content in our 2nd blog post draft. βœ…
    • Wrote a function to view the file content in a different section of the file browser. βœ… We only wrote it for text files for now.
    • Looked in to Task Cancellation in redux -saga tutorial. βœ… (https://redux-saga.js.org/)

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Start testing the fie preview function we wrote today.
    • Continue to learn more on redux -saga.

August 30, 2017

  • Day 44 - Many in One?..

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at August 30, 2017 18:04 UTC

    Today was a very busy day as we were doing and trying many different things (rgsoc, lectures, submissions, hacktitude and having fun). Here's how it was. 😌

    Things we did today:

    • Worked on the blog post while questioning ourselves, "what we have done so far?". βœ…
    • Wrote 2 more tests to for the search functionality of the tree view. βœ…
    • Finished integrating the material-ui design for the tree-view components. βœ…
    • Learned about dockerizing an app while working on few hacktitude issues. βœ…
    • Started working on the file preview function. βœ… First we are trying it on text file.

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Finish testing the search functionality of tree-view.
    • Continue to work on the file preview function.
    • Learned more on redux-saga.

August 29, 2017

  • Day 43 - Getting ready for the next team call !!

    Team Fusion (OpenDF) [2017] — at August 29, 2017 17:36 UTC

    Today we had our weekly call with our supervisor. We decided to have our next full team call on this Sunday, since all of the team members have filled up the doodle already and all of us will be free on Sunday. 😁

    Things we did today:

    • Started drafting our second blog post βœ…
    • We had a Chat with Coach Kasun about some issues we are having and got answers for them. βœ…
    • Did tests on tree-view function. βœ…
    • Did some contributions to the repositories in hacktitude competition 2017. βœ…

    Things to do tomorrow:

    • Fixing some errors in the database connectivity.
    • Drafting the blog post.
    • Getting ready for the code review.