Open Source Software Tushar Joshi Java User Group Nagpur
What is it…? <ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Available for download </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No money to pay </li...
Source:  http://www.thegeminigeek.com/what-is-the-difference-between-open-source-and-closed-source-software /
What language…? <ul><li>Open Source software is created in  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Almost all the languages available under...
Open Source Alternatives <ul><li>All major software have open source alternatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.osalt.c...
Decent Proposal <ul><li>Would you like to take FREE opportunity to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with professional developers...
How to get involved? <ul><li>Identify Open Source alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Download, Use and spread the word </li></...
Reasons for Hiring <ul><li>You can demonstrate your skills to your future employers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coding skills, c...
How to start..? <ul><li>Join Technology User Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Join local open source projects </li></ul><ul><li>Jo...
Open Source Ways <ul><li>Source code in online source control systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GITHUB, Google Code, Java.net ...
Thank You! <ul><li>Questions make us learn more… </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions and get more… </li></ul><ul><li>There are...
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  1. 1. Open Source Software Tushar Joshi Java User Group Nagpur
  2. 2. What is it…? <ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Available for download </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No money to pay </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Source code available for download </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Having open source license (Most of them allow modification and distribution) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Source: http://www.thegeminigeek.com/what-is-the-difference-between-open-source-and-closed-source-software /
  4. 4. What language…? <ul><li>Open Source software is created in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Almost all the languages available under the Sun. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You search for one and you will get one </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Java, C#, PHP, Ruby, C, C++,… </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Open Source Alternatives <ul><li>All major software have open source alternatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.osalt.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://whdb.com/2008/the-top-50-proprietary-programs-that-drive-you-crazy-and-their-open-source-alternatives / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.openalternatives.org/site / </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Decent Proposal <ul><li>Would you like to take FREE opportunity to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with professional developers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Study and learn from source code which is working in a professional software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask questions about the implementation of certain features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Permission to add your own features to the software </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. How to get involved? <ul><li>Identify Open Source alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Download, Use and spread the word </li></ul><ul><li>Join the user community, share experiences, and ask questions </li></ul><ul><li>File Issues and Request for Enhancements </li></ul><ul><li>Join developer community and contribute patches </li></ul>
  8. 8. Reasons for Hiring <ul><li>You can demonstrate your skills to your future employers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coding skills, create Open Source software, join open source projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Imagination and creativity, make new utilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication skills, collaborate on mailing lists and support forums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>File good bug reports and RFEs </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. How to start..? <ul><li>Join Technology User Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Join local open source projects </li></ul><ul><li>Join mailing lists for favorite project and collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to create and maintain open source project </li></ul>
  10. 10. Open Source Ways <ul><li>Source code in online source control systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GITHUB, Google Code, Java.net </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Planning and discussions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google groups, specific mailing lists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis and forums </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Feature planning using issue trackers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Issue tracker provided by online hosts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Release planning with a bunch of tasks in issues </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Thank You! <ul><li>Questions make us learn more… </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions and get more… </li></ul><ul><li>There are no stupid questions… </li></ul>

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