Alissa Bonas

Biography

Alissa Bonas is a Java and Ruby developer and contributor to several open source projects, who also has a great interest in usability topics. She advocates open source to various companies and meetups, and participates in the Rails Girls initiative as a coach.

Open Source Bridge 2015

Proposals for this user

* How Ruby and Java meet and work together

What if you have a working Ruby on Rails app, and you also have a Java component and you need them to interact without rewriting one of them in another programming language? JRuby is here to rescue!
Chemistry 2015-03-07 21:24:37 +0000
Alissa Bonas

* Keep calm, it's reverse engineering time

As developers, sometimes we have to investigate a bug, or add a new feature in a codebase that is completely new to us, often with no one available to ask anything about that code. How can we do this?
Cooking 2015-03-07 10:37:03 +0000
Alissa Bonas

Open Source Bridge 2014

Proposals for this user

* Improving a community website - lessons from renovating ovirt.org

Community websites are the main gateway for potential users and contributors to learn about any open source project. Are they always clearly presenting the project, its goals and status and ways to efficiently communicate with its members? In this talk, I will share our experience and recommendations from renovating the website for oVirt.
Culture 2014-03-17 13:28:16 +0000
Alissa Bonas