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TTCS Software Freedom - Building with Open Source: For Developers

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  • Anil Ramnanan
    All Software Developers and Codeholics, The Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society presents:* * * Building with Open Source: For Developers * Saturday 3 October
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 2, 2009
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      All Software Developers and Codeholics,

      The Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society presents:*
      *

      *"Building with Open Source: For Developers"*
      Saturday 3 October 2009, 1pm - 5pm
      Hand Arnold, El Socorro Road, San Juan, Trinidad.

      Directions at http://ttcsweb.org/handarnold-map

      *If you are a software developer and want to know more about using Open
      Source tools and developing Open Source software, come join us. *

      *Time*

      *Presentation/ Description*

      1:00 - 1:20

      About the Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society and Software Freedom Day

      1:20 - 2:00

      Starting your own Open Source project with Sourceforge

      2:10 - 2:50

      Behavior Driven Development

      3:00 - 3:40

      Leveraging the Drupal Content Management System

      3:50 - 4:30

      Creating a Social Network using BuddyPress

      4:40 - 5:20

      Building a Local Software Industry with Open Source

      5:20 - 5:50

      Questions and Answers and Programme Close

      At this event we will announce our TTCS C0DE Challenge.

      The TTCS C0DE challenge is a coding competition for software developers. The
      goal is to encourage the development of software within Trinidad and Tobago
      by providing opportunities and incentives for software development.

      In the spirit of Software Freedom Day, the first C0DE Challenge will be to
      develop an Open Source application based on criteria that will be provided
      to the challengers. The challengers will be given a rough software
      specification and will need to develop an application based on it. They will
      be given four (4) weeks to complete the challenge at the end of which, three
      (3) winners will be selected.

      The solution must be done using either .NET, PHP, Java or Python and the
      submissions must be made available under an approved Open Source License.
      You can find more information at http://www.ttcsweb.org/challenge/


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