BSDCan2009 - Final Release

BSDCan 2009
The Technical BSD Conference

Cat Allman
Leslie Hawthorn
Day Talks - 1 - 2009-05-08
Room MNT 207
Start time 11:00
Duration 01:00
ID 149
Event type Lecture
Track Invited Talks
Language used for presentation English

Getting Started in Free and Open Source

Interested in getting involved? But don't really know where or how to start?

The talk is called "Getting Started in Free and Open Source". It's a talk for beginners who are interested to getting involved but don't really know where or how to start.

We cover the basics of: -why you might want to get involved -what you can get out of participating -more than coding is needed -how to chose a project -how to get started -etiquette of lists and other communication -dos and don't of joining a community