Saturday, 30 August 2014

First Scrollback Event @ITMU

                                   Scrollback campus buddies orientation

Hey guys we have started our campaign to increase awareness in our campus for that we organized orientation program for our first set of scrollback campus buddies.So that the idea behind the scrollback is clear to the scrollback buddies who can start contributing in scrollback.
 As expected the participants were unaware of the program so i started with very basic so that they can relate themselves with scrollback.The event started with a little awareness check like what is open source, what are the various social networking platforms and how they are different and what are basically a forum is? So that the content of whole event can lead to a particular direction.

After basic introduction about Scrollback i explained them about the technologies used in scrollback and how it is different from other forum.
I explained them various feature like:-
  • It uses open source technology that is node.js.
  • It follows MLP algorithm which convert conversation into thread.
  • It can be easily embedded into any website. 
  • Any conversation can be directly tweeted and many more which make it awesome.

After putting light on the technologies and features, I moved on to the  hierarchy structure of the Scrollback Campus Ambassador program and how can any scrollback campus buddies get promoted to next level. I specially mentioned the transparency which provided in this program each scrollback campus buddies will get promoted and SCA only and only if two SCA will suggest his/her name which leads to transparency. I shared with then the benefits they will get at personal and technical level.This made them more convinced and getting related with he whole program.

In the end we discussed about the various areas of contribution and appreciation system of scrollback how they can start contributing and badges they can earn which will lead them to up in the ladder as SCA.

Participants were so excited and motivated to contribute more and more in different ways.We are looking forwards for an awesome community developing here in Gwalior and MP.

Event venue:- ITMU campus.
Event Date:- 30/08/14
Organizer:- Gautam sharma(SCA) 


Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Contribute & colaborate with scrollback



In the series of my blogs to increase awareness about
scrollback. I am back with some areas to collaborate with scrollback and open source.

Scrollback is providing awesome opportunity to the all the open source enthusiast to become part of the league of scrollback supporter. The most amazing thing about Scrollback campus ambassador program or the elivator program as it said by scrollbackers is its hierarchy which provide opportunity to all member in the ladder from Bottom to top. 

Its start with scrollback buddies, becoming a scrollback buddies is very simple just register yourself by filling the form on this blog-post. This is the first step to move up the ladder and become scrollback campus ambassador, Keep on contributing in the areas you are good in and campus ambassador will have a close look on your activities and will have the right to promote any of the scrollback buddies as SCA. The scrollback campus buddies can earn badges according to there contribution. All the badges have some set of task which have to be performed in order to earn that badge.For criteria and list of badges visit this doc

The next step in the ladder is SCA(Scrollback campus ambassador). The SCA is responsible for recruiting new scrollback buddies and in campus activities to promote scrollback. The scrollback buddies is the starting point each and every campus ambassador has to enter from that point only and after two SCA will approve the buddies then only they can become SCA.. The SCA can also earn badges after performing task like organizing events, Recruiting new buddies and documentation (blogging) etc.

After continuous and community development the SCA will get a chance to become the mentor and will be working closely with the scrollback team. One of the mentor will get chance to become the leader from a city for one year.

So here is a great opportunity to showcase your talent and enhance your skills join the Scrollback campus ambassador program and contribute in open source. 

Useful links :- Introducing the Scrollback buddies.
                       Explore scrollback.
                       Elevator program.
                       Scrollback badges.

For anything related to SCA program contact me.

Gautam sharma

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Explore Scrollback


hello friends,

his is for all the tech lovers who love to explore new technologies and use them. There is a lots of buzz about open source and open source companies

  • But what basically an open source is???
       Open source is basically a development model where peoples around the world have access to the specific piece of code or more precisely source code.

So here comes another master piece of open source technology
" Scrollback " .

What is scrollback???

Scrollback is a beautiful, open source text chat service designed for communities. Scrollback chat rooms can be embedded in websites and linked with Twitter hashtags or IRC channels. It is written in Node.js and its source code is open on Github which can be access easily and peoples around the globe can contribute to it.

This was originally incubated in Bangalore August 2012 by Gaurav and Aravind. It moved from a community based chat service to an amazing chat service in the year 2013.

Few features which makes Scrollback unique.
  • Scrollback can be linked with IRC channels 
  • Scrollback chat room can be easily linked with Twitter handle and various hashtags.
  • It uses Artificial Neural network so that all the conversations can be achieved easily and can be shared as link on web.
  • It also provides ability to the user to search messages through keywords.
  • Logging inis super easy just log-in through your FB or persona account. :)

So cool? enjoy the all new experience of awesome chatting with Scrollback.

     ---------------Get started with scrollback--------------- 

  •  Create a chat room.

  • sign in to your scrollback account.

  • View list of online users

  • All set now chat man....... :)

hope you all got what scrollback is all about and what makes it interesting.