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Geek Lifestyle | Open Hardware
E143/144
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials.
Philip Lindsay (rancidbacon.com)
Average rating: ****.
(4.62, 16 ratings)
Have you always wanted to create hardware devices to interact with the real world? Heard about the Arduino electronics prototyping platform but not sure how to get started? When you attend this workshop you will: set up an Arduino board & software; learn how the Arduino fits into the field of physical computing; and make your Arduino respond to button presses and blink lights. Hardware is fun! Read more.
Operations & System Administration | Tools & Techniques
Portland 252
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials.
James Turnbull (Docker)
Average rating: ***..
(3.85, 27 ratings)
You've heard the hype about Docker and container virtualization now see it in action. This tutorial will introduce you to Docker and take you through installing it, running it and integrating it into your development and operational workflow. Read more.
Events
123 NE Third Ave.
Average rating: ****.
(4.56, 18 ratings)
Don't forget to pack your running shoes and your glow-in-the-dark gear, because the OSCON 5K fun run is back. Whether you are an avid runner or just starting out, you are invited to join other OSCON attendees Sunday evening for a run/jog/walk through some of the most scenic and emblematic sites of Portland. Read more.
Emerging Languages
Portland 256
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials.
Steve Francia (MongoDB)
Average rating: ***..
(3.84, 19 ratings)
This tutorial will give developers an introduction and practical experience in building applications with the go language. Go expert Steve Francia will lead the class to build a working go web and cli application together teaching fundamentals, key features and best practices along the way. Read more.
Operations & System Administration | Tools & Techniques
D137/138
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials.
Chris McEniry (Sony Network Entertainment)
Average rating: ***..
(3.70, 10 ratings)
This tutorial provides an introduction to Go with a focus on using it for everyday sysadmins tooling. A example of working from iostat is used to show a practical approach to learning the language. Read more.
PHP
D139/140
Paul Tarjan (Facebook), Sara Golemon (Facebook)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 5 ratings)
Did you know that one of the biggest PHP sites on the internet isn't running PHP? Did you know that HHVM clocks in at anywhere between 2x and 10x faster than standard PHP with an Opcode Cache? Come take a look at “The other PHP engine”, how to get a server up and running, what pitfalls to watch out for in migrating over, and what exciting extras are waiting. Read more.
Simon Stewart (Facebook)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
The Facebook Android app is large and developed by hundreds of software engineers. This talk will cover how OSS helps us build Facebook for Android - and how we are good OSS citizens - by looking at the full life cycle of a release, from how we organize our git repo, do code reviews in Phabricator, through building using Buck, to how we've improved the quality of our releases using Selendroid. Read more.
Tools & Techniques
Portland 256
James Pannacciulli (Media Temple)
Average rating: ***..
(3.83, 6 ratings)
Broad introduction to Bash features for users who want to go beyond simple command execution. Covered topics include builtins, keywords, functions, parameters (arguments, variables, arrays, special parameters), parameter expansion and manipulation, compound commands (loops, groups, conditionals), and brace expansion. Read more.
Main Stage
Portland Ballroom
James Pearce (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 9 ratings)
Open source has always been a huge part of Facebook's culture. But in 2013, we rebooted our portfolio and launched a unique suite of internal tools & instrumentation to support hundreds of repos, thousands of engineers, and tens of thousands of contributors. The result? Better-than-ever community adoption - and an open & responsible stewardship, attuned to our ethos of hacking & moving fast. Read more.
Bryan Call (Yahoo!)
Average rating: ***..
(3.40, 5 ratings)
With Web performance and scalability becoming more and more important, choosing advanced HTTP intermediaries is a vital skill. This presentation will give the audience a thorough walkthrough of the most popular and advanced solutions available today. The audience will gain a solid background to be able to make the right choices when it comes to HTTP intermediaries and proxy caches. Read more.
Main Stage
Portland Ballroom
Steve Heffernan (Brightcove, Video.js)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
Every open source project is a unique snowflake of technology choices, coding style, and communication channels. Learning not only how, but the 'correct' way to contribute to each new project can be a blocker for would-be contributors. This talk will give practical examples of how you can reduce the learning curve for new contributors and improve the quality of first-commits. Read more.
Christopher Chedeau (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
React is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces developed by Facebook and Instagram. It has a novel rendering architecture that we're going to explore in this talk. Read more.