Everything open source
May 16–17, 2016: Training & Tutorials
May 18–19, 2016: Conference
Austin, TX
Maria Naggaga

Maria Naggaga
Program Manager, Microsoft

Website | @LadyNaggaga

Maria Naggaga is a technical evangelist with Microsoft. Prior to joining Microsoft, Maria got her CS degree from Dalhousie university in Canada. Maria’s major interest is finding interesting ways to use software and hardware to change perception, tell stories, and break stereotypes.


11:05am–11:45am Wednesday, 05/18/2016
Open Source 101
Location: Ballroom C Level: Non-technical
Maria Naggaga (Microsoft )
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Contributing to an open source project can be one of the most daunting things to do as a developer. Your code is out there, but is it good? Will people like it? Will they accept you? We can get overwhelmed by the fear of being publicly rejected and harassed by the open source community. Maria Naggaga covers the techniques she uses to be a "fearless" active contributor and contributor advocate. Read more.