from 26 July 2012 to 1 August 2012 (Europe/Madrid)
Facultade de Informática, A Coruña
GNOME Online Accounts: for users and hackers
Presented by Mr. Debarshi RAY on 26 Jul 2012 from 12:47 to 13:25
GNOME Online Accounts (or GOA) is a framework used for GNOME applications to get access to the user's online accounts. I am going to cover the following main points in this talk: (i) The new features and UI/UX improvements that are being lined up for GNOME 3.6. Showcase some of the existing applications (eg., Documents, Empathy, Evolution) that leverage GOA. (ii) How can application developers pick up the information provided by GNOME Online Accounts to achieve tighter integration with the desktop? What to expect from GOA, and what not to. (iii) Problems encountered while interacting with providers (eg., Google or Twitter) -- requiring the use of secret keys, the lack of a uniform authentication system for all services (GMail vs. GTalk).