Getting Involved in Open Source

Matthew Turland

Organizer, Acadiana Open Source Group

Before We Start

A Little About Me

What is Open Source?

Confused Man

Source means Source Code

Source Code

Closed Source

Closed Source


"Given enough eyes, all bugs are shallow." —Eric S. Raymond


Open Source

Open Source

Common Examples of OSS

Ubuntu Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome LibreOffice Mozilla Thunderbird Pidgin Android

Well-Known Uses of OSS

PHP Apache MediaWiki Blender

Local Uses of OSS

Why Open Source

Open Source Applied to Content

Scott Sigler

Open Source as a Community

Dmitri Gaskin

How Open Source Can Be Profitable

Ways to Contribute to OSS Projects

Ways to Contribute to AOS

That's All, Folks