Fame  Fortune from
   Open Source
            Robert Coup
   robert.coup@koordinates.com
       http://rob.coup.net.nz/
Run-down
• Who am I?
• What is Open Source? Who uses it?
• Why get involved?
• How to get started?
• How do the projects w...
Rob
• Founder  CTO of Koordinates
 • making geospatial data more accessible
• One Track Mind
• Navman
• UoA business schoo...
Rob

• Been involved as an OSS user for 8 years
• Contributing significantly for the past two
  years
• Mainly: Dojo, Djang...
What is Open Source?


• a community of people collaborating to
  create software
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
Fame and Fortune from Open Source
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Why get involved in open source development, how to get started, and what to expect.

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Fame and Fortune from Open Source

  1. 1. Fame Fortune from Open Source Robert Coup robert.coup@koordinates.com http://rob.coup.net.nz/
  2. 2. Run-down • Who am I? • What is Open Source? Who uses it? • Why get involved? • How to get started? • How do the projects work? • Fame fortune
  3. 3. Rob • Founder CTO of Koordinates • making geospatial data more accessible • One Track Mind • Navman • UoA business school • BE (Computer Systems) BCom (Operations Mgmt)
  4. 4. Rob • Been involved as an OSS user for 8 years • Contributing significantly for the past two years • Mainly: Dojo, Django, Geospatial apps • Google Summer of Code organiser
  5. 5. What is Open Source? • a community of people collaborating to create software

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