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"OSCAR Open Source Coders challenge for Romanians" by Alina Mierlus @ eLiberatica 2007

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This is a presentation held at eLiberatica 2007. …

This is a presentation held at eLiberatica 2007.

http://www.eliberatica.ro/2007/

One of the biggest events of its kind in Eastern Europe, eLiberatica brings community leaders from around the world to discuss about the hottest topics in FLOSS movement, demonstrating the advantages of adopting, using and developing Open Source and Free Software solutions.

The eLiberatica organizational committee together with our speakers and guests, have graciously allowed media representatives and all attendees to photograph, videotape and otherwise record their sessions, on the condition that the photos, videos and recordings are licensed under the Creative Commons Share-Alike 3.0 License.

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  • 1. Open Source Coders ChAllenge for Romanians OSCAR Open Source Coders chAllenge for Romanians 18 – 19 may 2007, Brasov, Romania
  • 2. Open Source Coders ChAllenge for RomaniansSummaryFrom an ideea...Organizers and PartnersWhat is OSCAR?OSCAR – research partTargetObjectivesProjects and research themes (proposals) for this yearContact usQuestions 18 – 19 may 2007, Brasov, Romania
  • 3. Open Source Coders ChAllenge for RomaniansFrom an ideea...To make something interesting for youngs and studentspassionate for programming and open sourceContribute at global OSS developmentTo be a unique event in RomaniaNot a contest, just a challangeTo involve youngs and students into open source 18 – 19 may 2007, Brasov, Romania
  • 4. Open Source Coders ChAllenge for RomaniansOrganizers Faculty of Computer Science Iasi - www.infoiasi.ro Computer Science Students Association - www.asii.roCo - Organizers Linux Users Group Iasi WebGroupPartners Pro Linux Foundation 18 – 19 may 2007, Brasov, Romania
  • 5. Open Source Coders ChAllenge for RomaniansWhat is OSCAR?● to help the development of open source technology by findingalternative solutions and establishing partnerships betweenthe academic environment and Romanian IT industryIt is the only event of this kind in Romania, involving communitieswith experience and those willing to learn, OSCAR contributesto the FLOSS development globallyThis project promotes creativity and inventivity of the youngparticipants 18 – 19 may 2007, Brasov, Romania
  • 6. Open Source Coders ChAllenge for RomaniansOSCAR – research part4 research groups- each of them developing during the 4 months researchactivities on a chosen topic- with the possibility of it to be continued during the next year too- each research group will be coordinated by one ore more personsfrom the academic environment 18 – 19 may 2007, Brasov, Romania
  • 7. Open Source Coders ChAllenge for RomaniansTargetStudents of Romanian IT facultiesThe open source communities in RomaniaOthers interested in the OSS domain 18 – 19 may 2007, Brasov, Romania
  • 8. Open Source Coders ChAllenge for RomaniansObjectivesOSCAR wants to change the Romanian programmers mentality (especially IT students) by promoting open source software, whose flexibility and ease of use are important qualitiesTo develop - existent apps that need improvement - medium-level applications which cover a large area - grid-computing - embedded and designed for mobile - devices applications - security, - ERP systems and databses - web services - kernel developementContribute at a global level to the development of these technologies, that could turn out to be the future of programming 18 – 19 may 2007, Brasov, Romania
  • 9. Open Source Coders ChAllenge for RomaniansProjects and research themes (proposals)for 2007 - FW/VPN Manager (FW/VPN Manager is a graphical interface, web-based, for administering security policies associated to a combined solution of firewall and VPN) - Sunbird/Lightning of Mozilla project - Apache mod_rdf (Creation of an Apache module that can transcribe an HTTP message flow (received and sent by the server) in RDF terms, according to HTTP Vocabulary in RDF) 18 – 19 may 2007, Brasov, Romania
  • 10. Open Source Coders ChAllenge for Romanians- XwikiXDB(Creation of a XWiki model that would permit back-end levelstorage of data in a XML native database system)- WebSlides(Creation of an application that permits making of presentationslides meant to be viewed in a current browser or on a mobiledevice and printed no matter the printer type)- Wiki engine for Collaboa(To enrich this application with a wiki that should permitdocumentation, specification etc writing in a collaborative manner)- Mono XNA(DirectX will be replaced in the future as a platform with XNA) 18 – 19 may 2007, Brasov, Romania
  • 11. Open Source Coders ChAllenge for RomaniansResearch themes (for research groups):- Web 2.0- SOA. Distributed Systems- Applications for mobile devices- Modules for Linux Kernel 18 – 19 may 2007, Brasov, Romania
  • 12. Open Source Coders ChAllenge for Romanians Contact us:http://oscar.info.uaic.roOSCAR websitealina.mierlus@info.uaic.romy e-mailbusaco@info.uaic.roSabin Corneliu Buraga(co-founder/organiser of OSCAR) 18 – 19 may 2007, Brasov, Romania
  • 13. Open Source Coders ChAllenge for Romanians Questions? 18 – 19 may 2007, Brasov, Romania

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