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(PostgreSQL Experts, Inc.),
(Holden Web LLC),
(Software Freedom Conservancy),
(Open Invention Network),
Presented by leaders of multiple open source non-profit foundations, this session introduces choices of governance and organisation for those considering anchoring their community with a non-profit organisation.
With a simple concurrency model, polyglot execution environment and powerful message passing framework, Vert.x is one of those projects that will make you go in search of a problem to solve just to learn more about it. This talk will walk through these features, introducing attendees to a powerful new way of writing applications.
Tom Callaway and Ruth Suehle, authors of Raspberry Pi Hacks (O'Reilly, expected spring 2013) will share hints and tips for hackers ready to bring their ideas to life with the Raspberry Pi, They'll cover the important basics of doing tricks with your Pi and go on to talk about a few fun projects, from game emulators to cameras in the sky.
Successful Open Source and Free Software projects have an abundance of great contributors. A common challenge, however, are those tasks outside the expertise or interest of those contributors. Non-profit organizational homes provide an excellent way to solve that aspect of Open Source and Free Software. This session introduces many options that projects can choose from for a non-profit home.
At O'Reilly, we've always tried to live by the slogan "Create more value than you capture." It's a great way to build a sustainable business and a sustainable economy.