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FOSSMeet 2016

FOSSMeet is an annual event at NIT Calicut that brings together the Free and Open Source Community from around the country.

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Baiju Muthukadan

Golang Workshop

This workshop intent to teach the fundamentals of Go programming language. The workshop will include setting up environment for Go development, basic syntax, concepts and solving few problems. more
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  • 21 Nov 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Balasankar C

Intro to Debian Packaging

A hands-on session to give audience the basic idea of packaging free software for Debian more
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  • Confirmed
  • 21 Nov 2015
Technical level: Advanced

Balasankar C

Taking the world of Communication back to Free Software - XMPP, Kontalk, Signal

Intro about how the open protocols XMPP can use used as an alternative to Whatsapp, Telegram etc and discussion about Kontalk and Signal more
  • 1 comments
  • Submitted
  • 21 Nov 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Akshay S Dinesh

Introduction to Static Websites, Jekyll, and Github Pages

Learn what static websites are and how they differ from dynamic websites more
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  • 21 Nov 2015
Technical level: Intermediate

Akshay S Dinesh

Introduction to Firefox OS and Building Web Apps for Firefox OS

Get introduced to the fundamentals of Firefox OS Gonk more
  • 2 comments
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  • 21 Nov 2015
Technical level: Beginner

brijrajsingh

Deploying a CoreOS Cluster over Cloud

Learn very basics of CoreOS, and see how to create a cluster using Virtual Machines over Cloud. more
  • 3 comments
  • Submitted
  • 03 Dec 2015
Technical level: Intermediate

Tummala Dhanvi

Kick-start contributing to Mozilla (Firefox)

Getting started with Contributing to Mozilla Outline more
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  • Submitted
  • 06 Dec 2015
Technical level: Intermediate

Tummala Dhanvi

Git Workshop

Using Git - the stupid content tracker and Github - Where software is built more
  • 5 comments
  • Submitted
  • 06 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Tapasweni Pathak

Getting Started with Contributing to Open Sources

This talk focuses on helping students to get started with contributing to open sources. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 07 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Jackson Isaac

Python Code Testing using profilers

This talk will cover about how we can profile python code using line_profiler and improve the code. more
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  • 10 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Akshai M

MicroHOPE - Introduction to the world of Micro Controllers.

To learn ways to perform DIY Electronic hacks using microcontrollers. more
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  • 13 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Abhai Sasidharan

Drupal module development workshop

This workshop focuses mainly on how to set up a working Drupal environment locally and create a custom module from scratch using Drupal and deploying the same to a server. more
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  • 14 Dec 2015
Technical level: Advanced

Sasi Kumar

Introduction to LaTeX and friends

Learn the basics of LaTeX - how to create a LaTeX document and compile it to get a well laid-out pdf; What are environments and how to handle them; How to do basic debugging of LaTeX documents; etc. more
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  • 21 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Tony Thomas

Building and deploying your Python-Django application

Know about Model View Controller Frameworks Code and build your first Django application more
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  • 22 Dec 2015
Technical level: Intermediate

Mahesh M

What next after Rails - an introduction to Phoenix

Help in understanding the trends in the web app development world, especially in the context of Elixir and Phoenix. A small introduction to the concepts of Phoenix and advantages that it has is going to be a major takeaway. more
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  • 24 Dec 2015
Technical level: Intermediate

pravi

Y U No fixing WhatsApp?

Explain concepts of end to end encryption (omemo, gpg), decentralized messaging (email, xmpp, diaspora) and guide/mentor those interested to hack on this area. more
  • 0 comments
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  • 26 Dec 2015
Technical level: Intermediate

pravi Proposing

Free Software community health check

Analyze why we are not creating more passionate Free Software advocates and make plans to fix the situation more
  • 3 comments
  • Confirmed
  • 26 Dec 2015
Technical level: Intermediate

pravi

Run - like there is no other option

Setup and maintain more community run services to reclaim privacy and freedom more
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  • 26 Dec 2015
Technical level: Advanced

Vaishali Thakkar

Contributing to Linux Kernel - Workshop

The workshop focuses on helping students to get started with contributing to the Linux Kernel. more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed
  • 27 Dec 2015
Technical level: Intermediate

Amit Dev

Big data and beyond

Overview of big data processing using Apache Spark compute model and discuss about social side of big data. more
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  • 29 Dec 2015
Technical level: Intermediate

Shahul Hameed

ReST APIs 101 : Introduction

Introduction to APIs in general - Why, What and How aspects. more
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  • 30 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Peter Lazar

Frontend engineering with ReactJS - Workshop

This workshop will focus on frontend engineering using ReactJS, the view library from Facebook. We will start of by discussing the key ideas behind React. Then we will move on to the basics of React, why we would want to use React, React API and then build a fun little webapp using react. more
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  • 30 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Anish Sheela

Crowdfunding - Is this really the way to go?

Learn about crowd funding When to use crowd funding more
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  • Confirmed
  • 31 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Noufal Ibrahim

Introduction to non linear functions and fractals

The audience will understand how non linear functions work while modelling natural phenomena. It will then introduce fractals, how they’re generated and what they’re used for. more
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  • 10 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Noufal Ibrahim

The inform system for designing interactive fiction

Inform is a natural language based system to author works of interactive fiction. If you’re an author stuck inside a programmers body, this is the perfect tool to marry both these parts of you. more
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  • 11 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Pramode C.E

FPGA Hacking with Free Software tools

Demonstrate how to use a 100% Free Software based toolchain to program Field-Programmable Gate Arrays(FPGA’s). We will have fun describing simple logic circuits in software and finally running them on the IceStick evaluation board - without using any proprietary software! more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed
  • 12 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Manu Jose Proposing

Private execution as operating system service

Private execution is similar to the private browsing mode in web browsers. Private execution will leave no trace of the informations we used during the private execution.It enhance the privacy of user. more
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  • Submitted
  • 13 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Syam G Krishnan

What is a Linux distribution?

Understanding the need for Operating system distributions and package management tool. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 15 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Abhimanyu

Evolution of FOSS (and some non-FOSS) stack at HackerRank

The objective is to give an intro into the various components that make up a web application, on how in most applications evolve from few pieces and to more and more pieces connected together. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 16 Jan 2016
Technical level: Intermediate

Steven Deobald

Vipassana for Hackers

I will explain Vipassana meditation in the context of hacking with analogues of LISP (Clojure, in particular) and the hacker ethos. Attendees will come away with an understanding of the systematic methodology of Vipassana meditation, possibly/hopefully with their curiosity piqued. more
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  • 19 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Steven Deobald

The Software Co-operative: Creating a Corporation in the Commons

Many of the attendees will be business owners or future business owners. The principles represented by worker and consumer co-operatives hold up well with the solid foundation of a truly co-operative business, much like a well-written software license. However, even if these principles are approached and applied piecemeal, they still retain much of their inherent value; and that value can ensure … more
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  • 19 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Steven Deobald

The Worst Programmer I Ever Met

Relationships are hard. Software is hard. FOSS communities often represent the most difficult intersection of these two axes. Attendees will come out with practical lessons and tools for working in teams, bettering themselves, and avoiding some of software’s most expensive mistakes. more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed
  • 19 Jan 2016
Technical level: Intermediate

Srihari Sriraman

Kosha - building an open music database for indian classical music

Learn about a technically stimulating open source project in the music domain that allows you to contribute to the community directly, and immediately. more
  • 4 comments
  • Submitted
  • 20 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Sreelakshmi Sreekumar

Workshop on Android Platform and Application Development

A broad overview of the Android platform and developing environment more
  • 2 comments
  • Submitted
  • 20 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Abhas Abhinav

Building your own hackable keyboard

We all use keyboards. And not all of us care enough about them to ensure that, like our operating systems, they are hackable too. What could be better than to build your own keyboard using open hardware designs and components and then program it using free / open source software? more
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  • 20 Jan 2016
Technical level: Intermediate

Krishnakant Mane

RESTFul services using Cornice and Pyramid with frontend

Learn to create REST based services with CRUD using Pyramid framework with a basic front end more
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  • Submitted
  • 21 Jan 2016
Technical level: Intermediate

@yedhukrishnan

Test Driven Development with Ruby

To make students familiar with the basics of the Ruby language and how to write Ruby code through TDD (Test-Driven Development). more
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  • 21 Jan 2016
Technical level: Intermediate

Abhijith B

Distributed Social Networking

To give an introduction to varous distributed social networking platforms. more
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  • Submitted
  • 21 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Ishan Masdekar

Consumer Rights and Digital Freedom

Panel discussion on how to tackle Microsoft Tax… Outline more
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  • 21 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Navin Karkera

Virtualized Deployment of softwares with Docker

Creating a run anywhere container for your software. more
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  • 21 Jan 2016
Technical level: Intermediate

Krishnakant Mane

GNUKhata, a Professional quality free accounting software

Looking at GNUKhata from both ends Outline GNUKhata <gnukhata.in> is a free and open source accounting software with professional quality features. This presentation will look at the said software from 2 aspects. Firstly from the end-user’s point of view, we will see all the powerful and standards based feature set of the program and how organizations can gain by using it. The other half will be … more
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  • 21 Jan 2016
Technical level: Intermediate

Ramya Ragupathy

Designing the next generation of maps using OpenStreetMap data

Participants will be introduced to the basics of leveraging open source geospatial (GIS) data from the OpenStreetMap (OSM) project, design custom maps with this data, add interactivity and quickly publish it on the web with Mapbox Studio. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 22 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Shrayas Rajagopal

How Microsoft is helping shape the future of web development. (Yes Microsoft!)

To introduce Microsoft’s new web framework - ASP .NET Core 1.0 alongside their new framework - .NET core 1.0 while highlighting important parts of the ecosystem that makes it something worth trying out for your next project more
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  • 22 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Govind Krishna Joshi

Functional Programming in the shell

Understanding the concepts of functional programming using everyday shell commands more
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  • Submitted
  • 22 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner
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