Sam Skjonsberg
Software Developer, OpenCar, Inc.

Website | @opencarinc

Sam Skjonsberg is an engineer on the platform team at OpenCar. He’s passionate about all things JavaScript, HTML and CSS with an extensive background in client-side development. Prior to joining OpenCar, Sam worked as a Senior UI Software Engineer for Marchex, where he was the lead engineer on an in-browser telephony solution for the Firefox browser. Before that Sam spent a few years with the digital agency, PLY, where he was the go-to resource for building highly interactive client web applications. When he’s not hacking away Sam likes to tear down the mountain on his snowboard or take his dog for a hike.


Open Hardware, Programming
Location: Portland 255 Level: Intermediate
Jeff Payne (OpenCar, Inc.), Sam Skjonsberg (OpenCar, Inc.)
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We'll cover OS development for a new market: automotive apps. In-car apps are poised to explode for open source developers. The market is transforming from an inefficient, proprietary model to an HTML5-based “app store” model. To enter and participate in this new target category, developers need access to automakers, automotive systems, and knowledge of industry standards and platforms. Read more.


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