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    Software Freedom Day 2009 - SASTRA University Software Freedom Day 2009 - SASTRA University Presentation Transcript

    • Software Freedom Week Celebrations' 09 Dwarakanath J Sun Campus Ambassador [email_address]
    • What is Open Source?
    • Open Source
      • Free Redistribution.
      • Source Code.
      • Derived Work
      • Integrity of the Author’s Source Code
    • Components of Open source
      • IBM
      • HP
      • SUN
      • RedHat
      • Apache Software Foundation
      • Mozilla Foundation
      • Linus Torvalds
      Corporate Non-Profit Organizations Individuals
    • Open Source And Students 3 D's Are Important
    • Open Source and students
      • Development
      • Documentation
      • Distributions
    • Development
      • Software Products(VLC,Firefox)
      • Applications(Joomla,Drupal)
    • What makes your software awesome?
    • Learnability
    • Efficiency
    • Retention
    • Few user errors
    • Satisfaction
    • It's all about the user
    • Whoever they might be
    • When users love the software then that's great software!
    • Technical Documentation
    • Why Document?
    • no one reads manuals! But ...
    • Beautiful documentation won't make crappy software any better But it might prevent some users from trying to stab you
    • Small POP Quiz? Which is the world's best Technical Innovation?
    • POP Quiz
    • Distribution
      • Source
      • Binaries
      • Licensing
    • Open Source Licensing
      • CDDL(Common Development & distribution)
      • GPL(GNU Public license)
      • Mozilla public license
    • Wanna Get Started?
      • Gear up your Skills and Diversify them
      • Communicate a lot!
      • Try Innovating things
    • Easier Way to do this is to......
    • Participate
    • Spot the difference
    • Spot the difference
      • Freeware Vs Shareware
      • GPL Vs CDDL
      • Software Vs Service
    • Statistics By 2011,80% of the software used by small and large companies will have code that is open sourced -Dave Johnson,President Apache Foundation
    • Thanks/Suggestions
      • Dwarakanath J
      • http://blogs.sun.com/dwarak
      • [email_address]
      • +91 9884799523