Day: 1 Session Time/Number: 10:30 Session Space: E
Convener: Sarah N.
Notetaker: Sarah N.
Specific resources to share from session: (links, books, organizations, articles etc.)
How to get company to contribute back to open source
What open source products to use for development
What’s popular for startups to use – MEAN stack – mongodb express angularjs nodejs
django /angular node
scala / java – both run on JVM
ansible – easier to set up web servers
Just JS for MEAN – easier to hire people
https://openhatch.org/ to help people starting to contributing to open source
python + flask – tiny sample APi – easy to get started
django vs flask – django more popular?
django – makes it hard to do REST API – flask makes it more easy
mac is middle ground between windows and linux in turns of figuring thigns out
eclipse for java development
docker is a way to run containers (private file systems) more easily. – runs on linux, mac and windows under virtualbox
http://boot2docker.io/ to run docker on mac more easily
mint – linux distribution more like windows
web strategy using drupal – teaching people to work virtually
open source solution for teleconferencing?
how important it is to find ways to demystify what’s going on
apt-get source to look at source of package
src.rpm to get source for rpm derived systems
Virtualbox worth trying