FOSSMeet is the annual Free and Open source software meet at NIT Calicut. We are inviting proposals for talks and workshops at FOSSMeet 2019.
At FOSSMeet, we allow the attendees(mostly students) to delve into the field of development and free software. We’re inviting proposals for lectures, demos, tutorials, workshops, discussions, and panels for FOSSMeet’19. Separate proposals will be taken for one-hour sessions by professionals and thirty-minute talks by students. This year, however, upvotes will not be considered in the selection procedure.
Fair warning - if the contents of your session is the ‘I am feeling lucky’ result of a Google search, there is little probability of it being accepted. Same applies to proposals titled ‘The absolute beginner introduction to X’ and others of the like. On the other hand, if your talk is on some obscure, albeit important, free software project that will go over the heads of most students, this might not be the best platform to deliver your talk. There are always exceptions and we leave that to your judgement.
However, we welcome and celebrate every single proposal we receive. Do treat the above as guidelines rather than rules. Looking forward to your suggestions and seeing you folks at FOSSMeet’19!
Your audience (mostly) comprises of smart, above average, GNU/Linux aware students.
Call for proposals opens: Dec 4, 2018
Proposal submission deadline: Jan 18, 2019
Proposal acceptance: Jan 24, 2019
Presentation upload: Feb 3, 2019
For more information about speaking and proposals, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Building Cross Browser Extension with JS
WebExtensions API are the future of browser extension. With this API, Developers can write extensions that can work in almost all browsers. Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JS is enough to write an extension of your own. In this session, I will walk-through the anatomy of WebExtensions, how to create your first web extension, introducing various API’s like Context Menu, tabs, Alarm & notification API. Finally on how to run and debug the extension.
Karthickeyan is a software engineer at Freshworks by profession and a Mozilla Tech speaker by heart. He contributes to Open Source projects during his free time and talks about latest breakthrough in Web technology & cloud in various Events and international conferences. He is also a part of Mozilla’s Campus Advisory Committee which empowers students to contribute to FOSS projects. He has been listed in the about:credits of the Firefox web browser for his contributions to the different open source projects of the Mozilla Foundation