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    • Comment devenir riche avec les logiciels libres les standards ouverts et les microformats (entre autre) Présenté par Sylvain Carle de Praized Média Soirée W3Qc 2009-06-15
    • How to become Rich (fast!) with Free Software Open Standards and microformats (plus a few other tricks) Presented by Sylvain Carle of Praized Media W3Qc Night 2009-06-15
    • Note Presentation “Montréal Style” slides in english for the global network mais j'échange en français avec l'audience you can stop me anytime, quand tu veux, LANG=FR or LANG=EN, whatever!
    • Alternative Title How to ship web software like pirates
    • ARRR!
    • 3 easy steps http:/ /en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnomes_(South_Park_episode)
    • At Praized, we are at phase #2 now!
    • More seriously... 1. How do you go from an idea, 2. To a product... 3. To a business?
    • The only thing certain... Is uncertainty!
    • Go for agility Core product/market direction Technology choices for speed
    • Dev Team intelligence and autonomy Choose your metaphor wisely
    • Technology choices for speed ● Anti Not Invented Here Syndrome (re-use is king) ● Linux (Debian/Ubuntu) for servers ● Hosted at Amazon EC2 + Liquid Web ● Ruby On Rails for platform / API ● MySQL + Sphinx for search ● WordPress and PHP for distributed views ● jQuery + CSS framework (more from Frank later) ● TRAC for subversion + tickets + wiki
    • Sea dogs / dev team ● Colin Surprenant – Lead Engineer ● Marc-André Gagnon – Platform/API developer ● Stéphane Daury – Wordpress + PHP guru ● François Lafortune – Front-end developer ● Many freelancers from Montréal (Station C)++ ● And a secret zombie army (more on that later) ● Interview process is a few weeks... write some code, close some tickets, ask good questions.
    • The secret zombie army Open Source developers from all over the world!
    • No Quarters! ● Architecture is art/science, keep right balance ● Have test to cover at least 80% of the codebase ● Automated deploy, FTW! ● Ship at least once per week, twice sometimes ● Milestones, tickets, priorities, review each week ● Standup meeting every morning ● Almost no meetings. Wiki pages, BRD, frankendoc, white boards, giant post-it
    • Open Standards for uplift ● A few choices : Microformats, OAuth, OpenWeb ● Timing, community, maturity (almost) ● Make sure your stuff is easy/documented ● Open means letting a little bit go ● Open means being in many places (Google Code, WordPress.org) ● Open also mean being out there (like tonight) ● Open mean you can start now! http:/ /praizedmedia.com/en/api
    • O yea, have fun, too! Im in ur API looking for cheez near Montréalz
    • Thanks, bug me online! http:/ /afrog.in/ + http:/ /afroginthevalley.com/ http:/ /blogs.praized.com/dev http:/ /api-tribe.com/ Sandbox for developers @afrognthevalley @sylvaincarle on twitter @afroginthevalley on identi.ca http:/ /code.google.com/p/praized/ http:/ /wordpress.org/extend/plugins/praized-community/ www.praized.com