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FOSSMeet 2018

FOSSMeet 2018

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Rahulkrishnan R A

Kubernetes 101 ( Workshop )

Kubernetes builds upon 15 years of experience of running production workloads at Google, combined with best-of-breed ideas and practices from the community.This workshop gives you Hands on to understand, how to start setting up and use Kubernetes cluster and how to deploy the containerized application. more
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  • Rejected
  • 28 Oct 2017
Technical level: Beginner

Baiju Muthukadan

RESTful API Development using Go

This talk will give an overview of RESTful API development in Go (Golang). The talk will conver securing API end points, persistent storage using PostgreSQL, and writing unit tests for HTTP handlers. This talk also go through some best practices for API development in Go. Few suggestions for deployment. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 12 Nov 2017
Technical level: Advanced

Vibhoothi

Improving UX with Custom ROMs

This talk will provide an introduction to custom Android ROMs, and help developers recognise the elements of custom ROMs that enable users to enjoy their phones more and provide convenience without being too intrusive and gimmicky. more
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  • Rejected
  • 13 Nov 2017
Technical level: Beginner

Sreenadh T.C

Learn REST API with Flask Restful and MongoDB (Workshop)

What the workshop is about: We all know about IMDb. So think of a situation where the Film Club in the college or university happens to host monthly Film contests. Now, what if we could provide the audience a chance to actually express their views and opinion on the films that are being screened. With this in mind, the workshop is going to build an application, Short Film Database with a solid ba… more
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  • Rejected
  • 19 Nov 2017
Technical level: Intermediate

Abhishek A Amralkar

A Clojure Crash Course

Clojure is a dynamic, general-purpose programming language. Clojure is a dialect of Lisp, and shares with Lisp the code-as-data philosophy and a powerful macro system. Clojure is predominantly a functional programming language, and features a rich set of immutable, persistent data structures. more
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  • Rejected
  • 20 Nov 2017
Technical level: Beginner

Harisankar P S

Crystal - Fast as C, Slick as Ruby.

Crystal is a new kid in the block. The language was developed in admiration for Ruby (known for being the most friendlies programming language) and respect for the performance provided by the static compiled languages. The final output of this fun project became something that the world was missing. A language as slick as Ruby, but as fast as C. more
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  • Rejected
  • 28 Nov 2017
Technical level: Beginner

Shreyansh Pandey

The Definitive Guide to Webpack

We all know how the JavaScript has changed over these couple of years; with new standards and developments coming out every day. Throughout this, rather volatile journey, we have seen some technologies which were ephemeral but there were (are) some which never changed or became the industry standard. Webpack, a module loader, is one of them. It has become the defacto standard for any frontend dev… more
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  • Rejected
  • 29 Nov 2017
Technical level: Beginner

Shrayas Rajagopal

Possibilities in the land of 1s and 0s

The field of Computer Science is challenging and vast. It is easy to get caught up in thinking if we took the right decision and if CS is a good place to be. As I was graduating, I found myself asking many questions about the career path I’d be able to take and the problems that I’d be working on through this path. more
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  • 03 Dec 2017
Technical level: Beginner

Aniketh Gireesh

A bit of Functional Programming

This talk will cover a selection of topics related to functional programming, and how it can improve our day-to-day work, make our code safer, cleaner and more correct. more
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  • Rejected
  • 04 Dec 2017
Technical level: Intermediate

Abhijit A.M. (abhijit13)

Is FOSS a success story?

Success can be defined in various ways: Money, Fame, Satisfaction, Acceptance, Defeating rivals, Rivals accepting your victory, etc. This talk will present an analysis of the FOSS movement from all these perspectives with philosophical insights. Drawing on surveys, and statistical data available the talk will talk on motivations of FOSS developers, their view of success vis-a-vis the popular ways… more
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  • Confirmed
  • 11 Dec 2017
Technical level: Beginner

Pramode C.E

Embedded Systems Programming using Rust (workshop)

This hands-on workshop will provide a quick introduction to the Rust programming language and how it can be used to do “bare metal” programming of small ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers. Participants will get an opportunity to play with Rust on TI Launchpads (http://www.ti.com/tool/EK-TM4C123GXL)! more
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  • Confirmed
  • 17 Dec 2017
Technical level: Intermediate

Aravind Putrevu

Inside the Elastic Stack : Testing and Releasing a Well Known Open Source Stack

Maintaining a well known open source stack is no easy task. Despite fixing bugs and adding features, releases need to be aligned among products and each product needs to be tested on its own. This talk starts at the lowest level of Elasticsearch, explaining how we run unit tests, moves up to integration tests, packaging tests, backwards compatibility tests, performance tests, including commercial… more
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  • 20 Dec 2017
Technical level: Intermediate

Mujeeb Rahman k

Graphic designing possibilities with Libre softwares

graphic design is a large commercial area which proprietary softwares are dominating. lack of Adobe and such designing products is the main issue when a windows/mac user come to Gnulinux. but it is possible to do professional works using gnulinux and libre softwares. more
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  • 23 Dec 2017
Technical level: Beginner

Balasankar C

Debian - The project, process, and people

A brief introduction to the Debian community. Will be talking on the architecture of the project, the workflow of development of the OS, how the community works and how decision making happens in the project. Also will be talking about possible contribution opportunities for newcomers and how it will help them prosper in the FOSS world based on my personal experience. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 23 Dec 2017
Technical level: Beginner

pravi

Debian packaging hackathon

Sit together in a room hacking on debian, packaging software not yet available in debian repositories. more
  • 3 comments
  • Confirmed
  • 24 Dec 2017
Technical level: Advanced

Jackson Isaac

Introduction to Google Cloud with Python

This workshop will focus on students and participants interested in cloud computing and python. The workshop will cover everything from basics like setting up python environment and google cloud account to some advanced topics like Image processing and OCR using Compute Engine. more
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  • Rejected
  • 24 Dec 2017
Technical level: Intermediate

Sruthi Chandran

Let's do some Debian Packaging (Workshop)

This will be a hands-on session on Debian Packaging. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 25 Dec 2017
Technical level: Intermediate

Abhijith P.A

Introduction to Debian packaging

Creating packages for GNU/Linux Debian is the most powerful and convenient way to distribute your software. This is also one of the contribution area where you can make Debian better. This talk is to make attendees familiar with Debian packaging before going to Hands on training. It will be a follow up to https://fossmeet-nitc.talkfunnel.com/2018/14-debian-the-project-process-and-people talk. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 26 Dec 2017
Technical level: Beginner

Ranjith Siji

Wikidata - The universe in a Database

Wikidata is a project started by Wikimedia Foundation, the organization behind wikipedia. The aim of wikidata is to create a database of all the elements in the universe. It also working as a link database of various databases. This talk is an introduction to wikidata and how we can run various queries and analyze data like “List of Countries ordered by the number of cities with female mayor”, “P… more
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  • Rejected
  • 26 Dec 2017
Technical level: Intermediate

Ramya Ragupathy

Big Data Analysis on OpenStreetMap

Digital maps have brought in a massive change in our real world interaction. How about making the digital maps work for us to understand what’s beyond our eyes? From assessing infrastructure problems in your locality to computing forest cover worldwide, map data hold the key to all our pressing questions. more
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  • Rejected
  • 29 Dec 2017
Technical level: Intermediate

Divyam Madaan

Tranforming the Academia with GCompris

GCompris can be seen as a success in the Free Software community in reaching a large audience by leveraging the multi-platform nature of Qt. This for sure is something we can share a help other applications that want to target mobile users and also involving new contributors to the world of Qt, through development. more
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  • Rejected
  • 29 Dec 2017
Technical level: Beginner

Kannan V M

Defending Privacy and Digital Democracy; Political existance of Free and Open Software Software

India is a country that considers privacy as a fundamental right, but is it protected in the digital world? While it being a close to impossible task to make a policy on Privacy on digital world, how can we make sure our rights are not being tampered? Why a software should be free (as in freedom) should be the minimum condition for being a secure choice? This talk will briefly go through the thre… more
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  • Rejected
  • 29 Dec 2017
Technical level: Beginner

Ambady Anand S

Wikipedia - Join the fight for preserving Knowlegde Freedom

Wikipedia, as you already know, is a free encyclopedia that anyone can edit and it’s available in 299 languages. Wikimedia Foundation is running Wikipedia and other sister projects which provide essentials tools like encyclopedia, dictionary, etc. for knowledge as well as languages to grow. Here I’ll try to explain how you can contribute to Wikipedia and other sister projects and eventually becom… more
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  • Rejected
  • 30 Dec 2017
Technical level: Beginner

Joice Joseph

Introduction to Platform Cooperativism: Where people own their platform

Wikipedia says, “A platform cooperative, or platform co-op, is a cooperatively-owned, democratically-governed business that uses a protocol, website or mobile app to facilitate the sale of goods and services. Platform cooperatives are an alternative to venture capital funded platforms insofar as they are owned and governed by those who depend on them most—workers, users, and other relevant stakeh… more
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  • Rejected
  • 02 Jan 2018
Technical level: Beginner
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