These were the measurable milestones used throughout the Portland course to ensure people were staying caught up and moving forward on their acheivements in the program. We used a spreadsheet with these in combination with 1:1s with the participants, and individual etherpads to track what was still needing to be completed.
Mozillians, Twitter, Github, Badges, Bugzilla Accounts Gitub pull request Badge created Blog posts (2) Webmaker URL Gave a presentation
Second week blog post Wrote a tutorial with screenshots & badge MozTrap account Run tests manually Filed first bug Can do mozmill automation (put URL in 2nd week blog post)
Set up local WP with db Sent Kronda a database file Get wordpress live Blog post on first bug(s) -- what you considered Has built & customized Firefox locally Created patch & added it to ascendproject repo Build, patch Firefox in a VM Bash shellshock fixed Tweeted at least once about planet blog post of interest with #ascendproject tag Tested/Feedback on Tim's VM https://ascend.etherpad.mozilla.org/firefox-vm Drafted First Bug comment Has selected first bug and posted comment to get traction
Dev env set up for working on individual bug Asking questions, attaching patches in progress, understanding the issue(s) in the bug you're working on Progress reports daily Weekly blog post (1 minimum) Caught up on weeks 1-3 milestones by Friday of Week 4 Had a 1:1
Attend the Storytelling workshop Theme applied to WP site (live site) Can show progress on bug, taking on additional bug(s) if first bug is fixed (1:1 in early part of week) Keeping busy - demonstrate blogging, QA, support, other small contributions in down time https://ascend.etherpad.mozilla.org/level-up for communication expectations Have a presentation prep 1:1 with Kronda/Lukas Outline of presentation in the repo by Friday CI understanding and able to get pull requests to pass build process, fix if not First bug fix landed (hopefully)
Setup 1Password ( https://ascend.etherpad.mozilla.org/1Password ) Fixed at least one bug, with a patch/code fix Presentation prepared & committed to repo (slides, outline, notes) Give presentation on the work/journey Content added to WP 'showcase' site, screencaps PR to repo Export db/wp so it can be moved post-program to personal hosting COMPLETED THE PROGRAM!