Our full-day introductory workshop. Typically includes tutorials on topics like open source community norms, issue trackers, IRC and Git; a career panel; and a contributions workshop where attendees make their first contributions to FOSS projects.
The "Open Source comes to campus @raritanvalleycc" is the first initiative of the college to introduce Open Source, tools and projects to entire RVCC community including high school students and general public. The event aims to create awareness in open source contribution and volunteerism opportunities.
RVCC tech week team partnered with openhatch.org to facilitate and run the event.
The event will take place at Raritan Valley Community College in the West Building Room 311 on Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Note: You don't have to be technical or to have any programming background to attend. The event is open to all skill level.
10:00 - 10:30 - Computer/Laptop setup and meet/greet
10:30 - 12:00 - Introduction to Open Source, communication & collaboration tools
12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch Break (provided)
1:30 - 4:00 - Hands-on and contribution workshop (Git/Github)
RVCC TechWeek2015, OpenHatch.org, Mozilla.com & Rackspace