Note: The minimum cost only includes the Workshop. Select "Workshop + Book" in Options during checkout if you want the book as well.
The i want 2 do project. tell me wat 2 do workshop is designed to get people started in working with Free and Open Source Software (F/OSS) projects. It is a one-day practical workshop that is based on the book with the same name. It addresses the following modules:
- · Mailing list guidelines
- · Project communication
- · Project guidelines
- · Development guidelines
- · Methodology of work
- · Tools
- · Reading and Writing
- · Sustenance
The best communication practices, project and development guidelines will be discussed. The use of Git as a version control tool will be introduced. A number of practical exercises will be given to learn the art and approach to problem solving. You are required to bring a laptop for the workshop, and you can use your favourite programming language for the hands-on exercises.
The tools used in the trade will be demonstrated. The techniques to improve your reading and writing skills will be addressed. The good habits for sustenance and continuous improvement will be explained. Overall, the workshop helps you to become a valuable contributor to F/OSS projects, and to get wide recognition as an individual.
The ticket price includes a boxed vegetarian lunch.
About the Speaker
Shakthi Kannan is a Free Software developer who blogs at shakthimaan.com. He has been advocating the use of F/OSS across India for over a decade. His online presence is by the name @shakthimaan. He holds a Master's degree in Information Technology, from Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets are partially refundable before the event. Cancellations will attract a 5% deduction to accommodate payment processing charges. Cancellations less than 4 days before the event will attract a 50% deduction. Refund requests will not be entertained on or after the day of event.