Making Work
Joe Brinkman
About Me
Joe Brinkman
Co-Founder & Technical Fellow
DNN Corp.
Web: www.dnnsoftware.com
Blog: www.theaccidentalgeek.com
Twi...
About Me
About Me
About Me
What is Open Source
How is it different?
What does that mean for me?
Open Source is a journey
I was a noob
I started trying DNN
I was a userExperience
Participation
Noob
User
I read everything I could find
I was a lurkerExperience
Participation
Noob
User
Lurker
I asked questions
I reported bugs
I suggested new features
I was a community memberExperience
Participation
Noob
User
Lurker
Community Member
I was passive
The secret that changed my life
I answered questions
I commented on blogs
I provided bug fixes
I became a contributorExperience
Participation
Noob
User
Lurker
Community Member
Contributor
I provided code to improve the platform
I volunteered for work
I became a trusted team memberExperience
Participation
Noob
Team Member
User
Lurker
Community Member
Contributor
I did work that no one wanted
I helped others with their tasks
I was consistent
I became a leaderExperience
Participation
Noob
Team Member
Leader
User
Lurker
Community Member
Contributor
I created my own open source projects
I contributed to other projects
I became an evangelistExperience
Participation
Noob
User
Lurker
Community Member
Contributor
Team Member
Leader
Evangelist
What makes Open Source Work?Experience
Participation
Noob
Team Member
Leader
Evangelist
User
Lurker
Community Member
Contr...
Getting Involved:
Open Source became my living resume
Open Source became my community of friends
Open Source became my passion
Open Source became my work
Open Source changed my life…
And it can change yours too!
Making open source work
Making open source work
Making open source work
Making open source work
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10 years ago I was introduced to a secret which changed my life, just as it has changed the life of hundreds of thousands of other developers over the last 20 years. 10 years ago I learned first-hand what makes Open Source projects work. Once I applied this secret technique it changed my life and completely altered the course of my career. In this session I’ll let you in on this secret and show you how you can change your life and the lives of others for the better.

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Making open source work

  1. 1. Making Work Joe Brinkman
  2. 2. About Me Joe Brinkman Co-Founder & Technical Fellow DNN Corp. Web: www.dnnsoftware.com Blog: www.theaccidentalgeek.com Twitter: @jbrinkman
  3. 3. About Me
  4. 4. About Me
  5. 5. About Me
  6. 6. What is Open Source
  7. 7. How is it different?
  8. 8. What does that mean for me?
  9. 9. Open Source is a journey
  10. 10. I was a noob
  11. 11. I started trying DNN
  12. 12. I was a userExperience Participation Noob User
  13. 13. I read everything I could find
  14. 14. I was a lurkerExperience Participation Noob User Lurker
  15. 15. I asked questions
  16. 16. I reported bugs
  17. 17. I suggested new features
  18. 18. I was a community memberExperience Participation Noob User Lurker Community Member
  19. 19. I was passive
  20. 20. The secret that changed my life
  21. 21. I answered questions
  22. 22. I commented on blogs
  23. 23. I provided bug fixes
  24. 24. I became a contributorExperience Participation Noob User Lurker Community Member Contributor
  25. 25. I provided code to improve the platform
  26. 26. I volunteered for work
  27. 27. I became a trusted team memberExperience Participation Noob Team Member User Lurker Community Member Contributor
  28. 28. I did work that no one wanted
  29. 29. I helped others with their tasks
  30. 30. I was consistent
  31. 31. I became a leaderExperience Participation Noob Team Member Leader User Lurker Community Member Contributor
  32. 32. I created my own open source projects
  33. 33. I contributed to other projects
  34. 34. I became an evangelistExperience Participation Noob User Lurker Community Member Contributor Team Member Leader Evangelist
  35. 35. What makes Open Source Work?Experience Participation Noob Team Member Leader Evangelist User Lurker Community Member Contributor
  36. 36. Getting Involved:
  37. 37. Open Source became my living resume
  38. 38. Open Source became my community of friends
  39. 39. Open Source became my passion
  40. 40. Open Source became my work
  41. 41. Open Source changed my life…
  42. 42. And it can change yours too!
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