Marquam

Capacity: 80
Seating Configuration: Theater

Open Source Bridge 2009 Birds of a Feather

Sessions for this room

Thursday, June 18 - 07:00 PM

* PDXCritique

PDXCritique is an open forum where anyone who makes things can get constructive criticism on their work from their peers.
BoF
ben hengst

Open Source Bridge 2009

Sessions for this room

Wednesday, June 17 - 10:00 AM

* Drupal, What is it Good For?

Unlike war, Drupal is good for many things. On the other hand, Drupal is far from a one-size-fits-all solution, and some projects are a much better fit for it than others.
Cooking
Lev Tsypin
Wednesday, June 17 - 11:20 AM

* The Scylla and Charybdis of Open Source Legalese

We exist within invisible frameworks of legal and regulatory schema - even if we're coding in our underwear.
Culture
J-P Voillequé, Paula Holm Jensen
Wednesday, June 17 - 01:45 PM

* Django: Thinking Outside The Blog

Django is a powerful web development framework that is incredibly well-documented. Many tutorials exist for doing simple things quickly in Django... but what do you do after that?
Cooking
Dylan Reinhardt
Wednesday, June 17 - 03:50 PM

* What's New in GCC

The GNU Compiler Collection keeps getting better. Learn about new functionality and nifty optimizations that have been added in the last couple of years and hear about what's on the horizon.
Cooking
Janis Johnson
Wednesday, June 17 - 05:00 PM

* Become a better programmer by bridging Ousterhout's Dichotomy

Do you know a dynamic/scripting language like Ruby or Python, but you don't know C? Diving down just a little can make you a better programmer in your preferred language! Scripting languages can teach old C hands a thing or two, too. Delve into the benefits of being a multilingual programmer.
Cooking
Andy Grover
Thursday, June 18 - 10:00 AM

* Firefox Switchblade

Building novel and robust applications with Firefox
Cooking
Dietrich Ayala
Thursday, June 18 - 11:20 AM

* Virtualize vs Containerize: Fight!

Everyone has a different reason to love virtualization: security, configuration isolation... the list goes on. But containerization offers many of the same goodies as virtualization, alongside an efficiency and performance advantage. Just what you need, more options. There's no wrong answer. Andy de la Lucha and Irving Popovetsky help you ask the right questions about what's right for your environment.
Chemistry
Andy de la Lucha, Irving Popovetsky
Thursday, June 18 - 01:45 PM

* Is the Web Down: a Practical Tutorial on How the Web Works

You click on a link and you can't get to your favorite web site. Now what? Is the web site down? Is it your connection? Is it something in between? How can you figure out what's wrong if you don't know how it works? We'll show you everything that happens after you click a link so next time the web site is down you'll know what to do to fix it.
Chemistry
Michael Schwern, Joshua Keroes
Thursday, June 18 - 02:45 PM

* Practical Paper Prototyping

Paper prototyping is the fastest, cheapest way to test your user interface designs. To prove it, in 45 minutes we'll walk through several rounds of prototyping and testing a small application.
Cooking
Randall Hansen
Thursday, June 18 - 03:50 PM

* Project Management Should be Boring!

Many people see project management as the art of trying to please everyone and pleasing no one, while trying not to go too far over deadline and too far over budget. It doesn't have to be that way. Good project management can be so predictable and reliable that it's almost boring. Here's what works in real projects.
Cooking
Chromatic X
Thursday, June 18 - 05:00 PM

* Web Testing with Windmill

This talk will discuss different web testing strategies, tools, and getting you up and writing windmill tests.
Cooking
Mikeal Rogers