Agenda• Introduction to Islington Open sourceCommunity.• Open Source and Freeware• Open Source Communities in Nepal• Communities we have worked with.• Events That have been Conducted.• Events That are in Order.
IntroductionIslington Open source community is a virtualstructure of students, faculties and open sourceexperts, which work for knowledge sharing andcapacity building of various Open source products,and tools.Moreover, it acts as a joint platform for all existingopen source groups and forums.eg. GDG, Mozilla,PHP, Python, Ruby.
Introduction (Contd.)• Conducting training/workshops for various opensource products.• Calling experts on specific area for knowledgesharing.• Organizing college/national/international levelseminars events on open source.
Open source & Freeware• Open Source– Available to everyone.– Anyone can edit.– Anyone can extract some part and implement intheir project.Basically, Justifies the word “OPEN”
Open source & Freeware• Freeware– Basically, the application itself is free of costbutuser possessing it cannotedit, extract or hinderthe original source code of the project
Open source Communities in Nepal• Google Developers Group (GDG).• Mozilla Nepal.• Nepali Wikipedia (ne.wikipedia.org).• Free Open Source Society (FOSS) Nepal.• PHP Developers Nepal.• Android Developers Nepal.• Open Knowledge Foundation Nepal.• Ruby Developers Nepal
Communities we have worked with.• Mozilla Nepal• FOSS Nepal• Nepal Wikipedia• Open Knowledge Foundation Nepal (OKNF)• Developers Nepal (United Group)
Events That have been Conducted.• Mozilla Nepal Orientation Seminar• The Classic “FOSS Ka Kura”• Developer’s Meet #1• Firefox OS AppsDays
Events That are in Order.• Wikipedia Education Program• Developers Meet #2• Arduino Programming Workshop