Since we published Mixxx 2.3 beta in June 2020, you may have been wondering what has taken so long to get the 2.3.0 release out. Well, we have been very busy the past few months building a more sustainable technical infrastructure for the Mixxx project. We have …Read More
News and Announcements
As all of you probably know, Mixxx is the best DJ software in the market. However, we've recently been made aware that a minor competitor has emerged and tries to steal that title from us - Serato DJ Pro. The hardware support is nice, but since Serato is neither open-source nor …Read More
This is the ninth weekly progress report of my Outreachy internship with Mixxx DJ.
- I made a pull request #203 for this issue that I had filed to correct the broken link to Paul Bloch of open Artist (creator of the Mixxx logo).
- I recorded the video tutorial …
About my Outreachy internship with Mixxx DJ: Contributing to open source amid Uganda’s internet restrictions
In the days leading up to the Ugandan election, access to major social media platforms and circumvention tools was blocked. This internet shutdown and the social media ban that followed affected many online jobs and businesses, my internship with Mixxx under the Outreachy program was no exception.Read More
This is the eighth weekly progress report of my Outreachy internship with Mixxx DJ.
- Has been a little bit slow, to be honest. Internet speeds are much slower now because of all the Virtual Private connections that have now become the new normal.
- I wrote a script for …
This is the seventh weekly progress report of my Outreachy internship with Mixxx DJ.
- I created a YouTube channel for Mixxx tutorials and posted the first video. Its an installation tutorial for Windows OS. Here is the link to the YouTube video. This was early in the week …
This is the sixth weekly progress report of my Outreachy internship with Mixxx DJ.
- I got feedback for Pull request #337. I am required to arrange the descriptions in the order that the headphone and master mix controls appear in the screenshots (left>right). I asked for clarification …
Before the Outreachy internship program, I had never contributed to open-source software. I didn’t know what open source software was (or how different it was from other software) until a friend explained it to me. Since made my first contribution to Mixxx, I have learned a lot about different …Read More
This is the fifth weekly progress report of my Outreachy internship with Mixxx DJ.
- I finished working on moving “deck cloning” to the cookbook chapter BUT this pull request raised the question about how it differs from the “DJing with Mixxx” chapter. It seems that there is sufficient …
This is the fourth of many weekly progress reports that I will be publishing for the duration of my Outreachy internship with Mixxx DJ.
- Last week, I mentioned that I was working on the cookbook chapter. I opened a GitHub issue for it here. I moved documentation about …