Breaking into Open Source

Bob Paulin, Michael Minella from Independent, Pivotal

May 13th, 2019, 2:10 PM (duration: 40 minute)

Location: The Native

We use it at work, we use it at home, in 2019 open source is all around us. Most of us only see the end result whither that be the apps we use or the binaries we import in our projects. This talk will give a behind the scenes look at all that goes into open source projects. Learn the differences between projects run by individuals, foundations and companies. Find out ways to contribute even if you’re not a coder. Finally learn about some of the common processes and responsibilities associated with contributing to an open source project. Over the past 20 years open source has had a huge impact on the future of software development. It’s been said the best way to predict the future is create it. Come find out how to be a part of the future today.

A Technical (How To) presented as Regular Talk in the Made in Chicago track.