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Open Source Info From Us


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Open Source Info From Us

  1. 1. Open Source Information Portal Kirthi Raman Srinivas Chennamaraja
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>What is “open source” and Why do people participate ? </li></ul><ul><li>How does open source work? </li></ul><ul><li>What motivates developers? </li></ul><ul><li>Presence around the globe?. </li></ul><ul><li>What does offer? </li></ul><ul><li>How are we different? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Open Source Ecosystem <ul><li>More than 150,000 projects </li></ul><ul><li>SourceForge, Apache, Codehaus, Tigris, Open Symphony and many more. </li></ul><ul><li>Wide range of information technology platforms, solutions and components . </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is Open Source?
  5. 5. What motivates contributors?
  6. 6. Presence around the globe
  7. 7. What do we offer? <ul><li>A community based system for document sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent search mechanism </li></ul><ul><li>Events and resources for active community </li></ul><ul><li>Demo </li></ul>
  8. 8. OSS Usage by Industry
  9. 9. How are we different? <ul><li> gives nice statistics about open source projects (a subset) </li></ul><ul><li> and Apache are major hosts of open source projects </li></ul><ul><li>Do these answer the following questions? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Which CMS would be appropriate on LAMP model? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can you recommend a simple, low-cost CMS? </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Existing system has </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of good documentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor discoverability of open source tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding the right tool for the job </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Our goal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a framework of resources for good documentation sharing system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make discoverability intelligent and painless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a community based system that allows tools for open source projects </li></ul></ul>How are we different?
  11. 11. <ul><li>Your experience seeking open source solution? </li></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul>Questions?