Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Brian Capouch

Brian Capouch
Professor Emeritus, Saint Joseph's College


Brian Capouch is a longtime open source user, programmer, and hacker. In 2016, Brian retired from Saint Joseph’s, a small Indiana college, where he taught CS using 100% open source tools. He is heavily involved in a number of historical restoration projects. The modern web, full stack universal JavaScript, SPAs, and PWAs are his current passions.


2:35pm3:15pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Location: Ballroom G
Level: Intermediate
Brian Capouch (Saint Joseph's College)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Electron, a project from GitHub that allows native applications to be developed using web development technologies, has gained rapid adoption and is being used by high-profile projects in a variety of application domains. Brian Capouch explains what Electron is all about and shares a simple application to illustrate its use. Read more.
1:45pm2:25pm Thursday, May 11, 2017
Infrastructure, The Cutting Edge
Location: Meeting Room 18 A/B
Level: Beginner
Brian Capouch (Saint Joseph's College), Danilo Zekovic (Symphony )
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(2.60, 5 ratings)
Progressive web applications (PWAs) are web applications that feature the responsiveness and user experience of a native app and can be "installed" on a user's home screen. Brian Capouch and Danilo Zekovic offer an overview of and an introduction to this exciting new technology. Read more.