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PHUG - Open Source Culture

PHUG, Open Source Culture, is an open source community whose focus is to bring designers and developers together, both student and professional. It is our goal to raise awareness of open source alternatives, bring open source education to the class room and office place, and collaborate with other open source communities. PHUG offers many FREE Workshops and hosts a wide range of open source events and user groups.

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PHUG - Open Source Culture

  1. 1. Where designers and developers meet… TM
  2. 2. What the PHUG! TM
  3. 3. <ul><li>PHUG – Open Source Culture, was founded over a year ago. It is our goal to develop an Open Source Culture where designers and developers meet to share their knowledge, experience, tools, and expertise in order to bridge the gap between both their communities. </li></ul><ul><li>We have successfully built a community of over 4000 members online, we host FREE workshops across Toronto, and will be hosting WordCamp Toronto 2009! </li></ul>TM
  4. 4. <ul><li>What this means to Open Source Culture, for designers and developers! </li></ul><ul><li>We are nurturing a new community of designers and developers </li></ul><ul><li>Bringing Open Source to the commercial workspace </li></ul><ul><li>Educating students and professionals on alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Changing the face of design as we know it </li></ul><ul><li>Building a better web </li></ul><ul><li>Fostering Social Media and Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Q: How do we accomplish this? </li></ul><ul><li>A: FREE Workshops led by experts in these areas of open source </li></ul>TM
  5. 5. <ul><li>FREE PHUG Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Current Scheduled Workshops: </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal </li></ul><ul><li>James walker - Lullabot/ </li></ul><ul><li>Papervision3D - Using Papervision3D and Parallax to build environments </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan Andal - Owner/Technical Director, Zero Pattern </li></ul><ul><li>Firefox UI Design </li></ul><ul><li>Mike Connor – Lead Developer, Mozilla Firefox </li></ul><ul><li>Flash Media Server and BeatMaker </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Zen – Inventor and Professor at Sheridan College </li></ul><ul><li>Adopting Open Source Commercially </li></ul><ul><li>Geoff Whitlock - Owner, Lifecapture Interactive Inc. </li></ul>TM
  6. 6. <ul><li>FREE PHUG Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Current Scheduled Workshops: </li></ul><ul><li>Customizing the WordPress Admin </li></ul><ul><li>Geoff Palin - Technical Director, BackSpaceStudios </li></ul><ul><li>Making the Most of WordPress Plugins </li></ul><ul><li>Brendan Sera-Shriar - Owner, BackSpaceStudios </li></ul><ul><li>red5 </li></ul><ul><li>Brendan Sera-Shriar - Owner, BackSpaceStudios </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source NOW </li></ul><ul><li>Rick Mason – NOW Magazine </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>TM
  7. 7. Get Connected! TM
  8. 9. Open Source Culture TM
  9. 11. Get Involved! TM
  10. 12. <ul><li>We are always looking for new sponsors and presenters! If you would, or anyone you know, would like to learn more about becoming a PHUG sponsor or presenter, or help out in any way please contact us at [email_address] . </li></ul>TM
  11. 13. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> Hosted by Lifecapture Interactive Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>What happens when you put a bunch of developers </li></ul><ul><li>in one place for 2 days? </li></ul><ul><li>Come and find out at PHUG Dev Days. </li></ul><ul><li>We're Building by the Bunch! </li></ul>TM
  12. 14. <ul><li>WordCamp Toronto 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted by PHUG </li></ul><ul><li>WordCamp is a conference type of event that focuses squarely on everything WordPress. Everyone from casual end users all the way up to core developers show up to these events. These events are usually highlighted by speeches or keynotes by various people. </li></ul>TM
  13. 15. <ul><li>Bridging Two Worlds! </li></ul><ul><li>FlashPress is an extension to WordPress, which allows Flash designers/developers to use the WordPress engine to communicate with a Flash site. The use of the WordPress CMS in Flash overcomes many obstacles involved with maintaining and updating a Flash site. </li></ul><ul><li>The FlashPress development thread is restricted to contributors of this group. If you would like to contribute to this project please contact us at [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Launching soon and </li></ul>TM
  14. 16. PHUG – Open Source Culture WordCamp Toronto PHUG – Open Source Culture WordCamp Toronto
  15. 17. <ul><li>The PHUG Family </li></ul>TM
  16. 18. Our Sponsors TM
  17. 19. <ul><li>Keep on PHUGin! </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>TM