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Many contributors to open source projects do so without financial motivation. It's still reasonable to believe that given the right financial incentives, development communities could achieve more. This panel will explore the different methods for motivating communities with financial incentives and other goodies, and discuss the thorny issues that arise when commerce collides with community.
What do open data and open source software have in common? User
rights, licensing, transparency, community, world-changing... open
data shares a lot with the open source movement, but it has new
challenges too. Come learn how open data and open source work
together, and how the open data community is learning from open
source's history and experience.
There are a number of toolkits available that make it much easier than ever before to design delightful, intuitive user interfaces for the terminal window. This talk will explore several options for Python, including cmd, curses, newt/snack and urwid. I'll compare the different approaches for different application domains, and show some shortcuts for the impatient.
Location: Portland 251
This session, given by the creator of PHPUnit, will shine a light on best practices when it comes to testing PHP code.