June 4, 2012
Open Source software is a paradigm which makes free access to the source code and rights to its redistribution lawful across the globe.What does it mean to the developer’s world? Evolution.It allows software developers to work as a community in collaboration, through peer production wherein the ‘blueprint’ (original source code) is further altered or developed for different applications.
O’Reilly’s OSCON is a 5-day convention for open source developers to discuss and innovate concepts and technologies to storm the world.The event is scheduled on July 16-20, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. OSCON 2012 is the hot-spot for the thinkers and the doers to meet and make better technologies. So why wait till the last date? Register by June 7 and win early price.
OSCON 2012 hosts 12+ tracks and 100+ sessions with the right mix of hands-on tutorials, inspirational keynotes, and a asset of information on open source languages, platforms, and development. All the more, it creates constructive opportunities, organizing networking events and an Expo Hall.Meet about 3000 peers, 15 expert speakers and take with you immense knowledge and ideas. Make your own schedule for Oscon 2012 – Tracks.
A few of the highlights tracks -
- Java and JVM Languages
- Open Edu (CFP is open)
- Open Hardware
- Tools and Techniques
A lot more to look forward,
Oscon’s OpenStack Day is dedicated to the fast-paced Open Source project – OpenStack,with 2500+ individual programmers and 150+ companies contributing worldwide.
For the people in the open source business, Business Leadership Day helps bootstrap nuances of the field.
In the Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions you can get face-to-face with like-minded developers who share your interest on open source projects and topics.