Broadway

Capacity: 80
Seating Configuration: Theater

Open Source Bridge 2009 Birds of a Feather

Sessions for this room

Wednesday, June 17 - 07:00 PM

* Plone BOF

Portland Plone Users Group will host the Plone BOF.
BoF
Darci C Hanning
Wednesday, June 17 - 08:30 PM

* BOF - Open source software entrepreneurs - POSSE

Do you run, or are you thinking about starting an open source software company? Come meet and talk with like-minded entrepreneurs. Hosted by the Portland Open Source Software Entrepreneurs (POSSE)
BoF
Brian Jamison
Thursday, June 18 - 07:00 PM

* Linux Server Profiling

A number of open source tools exist that make profiling Linux servers easier. These tools include traditional Unix utilities like "sar" and "iostat", but they also include some tools that go deep into the processors and I/O subsystems.
BoF
Ed Borasky
Thursday, June 18 - 08:30 PM

* Functional Languages BoF

Hang out and talk about functional languages.
BoF
Joe Williams

Open Source Bridge 2009

Sessions for this room

Wednesday, June 17 - 10:00 AM

* Remember Tcl/ Tk? Grandpa might be old, but he can still kick your ass!

Rumors of its senescence -- at least lack of stylishness -- to the contrary, Tcl/Tk is still one of the best scripting environments around. I will show you why.
Hacks
Webb Sprague
Wednesday, June 17 - 11:20 AM

* Getting Started in Free and Open Source

"All That Glitters is Not (Only) Code - Testing - Localization - Documentation - Release Engineering - User Interface Design / Usability - User support"
Cooking
Cat Allman, Leslie Hawthorn
Wednesday, June 17 - 01:45 PM

* Spindle, Mutilate and Metaprogram: How far _can_ you push it before there be dragons?

Maybe the edge isn’t as close as we thought it was. Maybe you can do some really funky things with your language without accidentally summoning eldritch spirits. Or maybe not. The only way to find out is to try it—or, if you are of the more prudent proclivities, to watch someone else try it.
Hacks
Markus Roberts, Matt Youell
Wednesday, June 17 - 03:50 PM

* Building an embedded Linux system monitoring device

As a Kernel developer I spend alot of my day looking at syslogs and rebooting systems. So, I set off to automate the process and you, the audience, will get an introduction to building ARM software and network device drivers.
Hacks
Brandon Philips
Wednesday, June 17 - 05:00 PM

* Making Twitter Suck Less With Perl

Spam is starting to infiltrate Twitter and other similar online communities. Learn how to use Perl to filter to garbage from the gold and search for what matters to you.
Hacks
Jonathan Leto
Thursday, June 18 - 10:00 AM

* Unit Test Your Database!

Given that the database, as the canonical repository of data, is the most important part of many applications, why is it that we don't write database unit tests? This talk promotes the practice of implementing tests to directly test the schema, storage, and functionality of databases.
Cooking
David Wheeler
Thursday, June 18 - 11:20 AM

* RubySpec: What does my Ruby do?

RubySpec is a project to write a complete, executable specification for the Ruby programming language. If organizing Ruby programmers is akin to herding cats, imagine what it's like to organize Ruby language implementers. We will talk about the history of RubySpec, how it works, challenges along the way, and the current status.
Hacks
Brian Ford
Thursday, June 18 - 01:45 PM

* Command-Line Kung Fu: White Belt

Come and learn some useful command-line short cuts and shell idioms that will make you vastly more productive in a Linux or Unix shell. Time permitting, we'll even play "stump the expert", so bring your thorniest shell problems.
Cooking
Hal Pomeranz
Thursday, June 18 - 03:50 PM

* Programming patterns in sed

Learn to turn line noise into clean and structured, albeit unreadable, sed programs.
Hacks
Philip Tellis
Thursday, June 18 - 05:00 PM

* Your Shell History In The Cloud

Use Google App Engine to harness a lifetime of shell history from any computer with tagging, searching and annotations.
Hacks
Josh Cronemeyer