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Saturday, January 25 • 5:00pm - 5:25pm
How & why to join Open Source project Step by Step

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About an year ago I started a new initiative mentoring computer science students from different universities. After some time I started to distinguish a certain pattern in their most often questions like “How can I get a real life programming experience?”, “What is the best way to learn new technologies?”, “How can I improve my communication and collaboration skills?” and then I caught myself giving one and the same answer: ”See if you can join an Open Source community and contribute to one of the projects!”

In this workshop session I would like to open a discussion about best practices and the steps to join a new Open Source project in order to make a meaningful contribution.
To discuss the career advantages and the pure joy of doing something to help others.

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Dimitar Yordanov

R&D Manager, VMware
Dimitar is an Open Source enthusiast with highly innovative spirit. His career has started in an old school start up in Sofia, Bulgaria and followed by Open Source adventures abroad with IBM and Red Hat until VMware brought him back home. During his Open Source career Dimitar had... Read More →


Saturday January 25, 2020 5:00pm - 5:25pm CET
R211 - Students Club Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology Božetěchova 1 / 2 612 00 BRNO Czech Republic