Hi OpenMRS Devs In November 2015, we are planning to release OpenMRS Platform 2.0. We are looking for 2 volunteers to become the Point of Contact for the following tasks mentioned in our Techinical Roadmap for Platform 2.0.
- Removal of deprecated core methods
- Retire Problem Lists
#Point of Contact : Removal of deprecated core methods# Since, this is a major release, it gives us the opportunity to clean up our code base and provide a fresh foundation to future releases. This is probably the most important part of the process that needs to be completed for a timely release. The milestone for this release involves removal of deprecated methods that have accumulated at different places in our core API over the last few years. As the Point of Contact for this task, you will be the leader of the development activities involved with the removal of deprecated methods from the API and replacing them with suitable new/existing API methods. This will also include coordinating with the community to organize sprints or Hackathons to meet the schedule. It is a good opportunity for someone aspiring to be a dev/3/ or dev/4/.
#Point of Contact : Retire Problem Lists# Active List were introduced in OpenMRS 1.7 to support faster retrieval of observation data for patients. In general, the active_list table holds the general properties while allergy and problem tables add on specific properties relevant to those objects. We want to retire the problem list table and its use in the core API before releasing Platform 2.0. @dkayiwa is leading the task of migrating allergies into core and we are currently looking for a volunteer to take up the role of Point of Contact for the task of removing problem lists from core. This is a great opportunity for someone with prior experience with OpenMRS API such as a dev/2/ or dev/3/ to become a dev/3/ or dev/4/ respectively. As the Point of Contact, you will be leading the development activities required to retire Problem Lists and participating in the weekly Project Management Meetings to share the progress and help in a timely release of Platform 2.0.
You won’t be doing this alone as the team will be here to support you to identify the priority needs for the task. To volunteer to be the Point of Contact for removing deprecated methods or retiring problem lists, reply to this message or reach out directly to @maany
Here are some resources to learn more about Allergy/Problem lists: https://wiki.openmrs.org/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=27690285 https://wiki.openmrs.org/display/docs/Allergy+and+Problem+Lists https://wiki.openmrs.org/display/archive/Support+for+Active+Lists