[X-post]Developer Camp at Thrissur
For students with a passion for programming computers, Vidya Academy
of Science and Technology (VAST- www.vidyaacademy.ac.in), Thrissur and
Zyxware Technologies(www.zyxware.com) in association with
SMC(swathanthra malayalam computing - wiki.smc.org.in) and Free
Software User's group Thrissur, are organising a developer camp, at
VAST campus on 29th-November-2010.
Session 1 : 9.30AM -12.30PM
Session 2 : 1.30 PM- 4.30 PM
Praveen Arimbrathodiyil will be lead the camp.
Praveen Arimbrathodiyil is one of key contributors to the SMC Project.
His contributions include Malayalam localization of various free
software projects like GNOME, KDE, Debian installer, and various
gnu.org articles. He has actively influenced the present state of
Malayalam language on Free Software Desktops through relentless
testing, feedback and programming when and where required. He is also
a debian maintainer and has worked as a mentor for Google Summer of
In addition to Praveen, we expect other FOSS developers to join us in
person, or over the internet, in the session.
The general Layout of the program will be as follows:
FOSS developers/contributors present at the camp will share their
experiences in developing applications/application libraries for FOSS
projects, and working with other developers in the community around
the projects. Students will have the opportunity to pitch in with
their ideas as well
There will be introductory sessions and discussions about various FOSS
Development models, Version control, reading user as well as API
"Be the Change You Wish to See in the World", M. K. Gandhi
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