Overview

The workshop is free and will provide a hands-on introduction to the FOSS development process, focusing on communication and development tools and practices and providing an introduction to several HFOSS development projects.

The workshop will cover the following specific topics:


Schedule (Click here for a Detailed schedule )

Day 1: May 18
AM  (8:30 am - 12:00 pm)
PM (1:00 pm - 4:30 pm)
Evening (5:00pm - 7:00pm)
  • FOSS History and Culture
  • Project Management: Tools, Practices, Etiquette
  • Exercises: IRC, Wiki, SVN
  • Coding Environments, IDEs, Eclipse
  • Exercise: Collaborative Program Development
  • BBQ
  • Hmk: Collaborative exercise
Day 2: May 19
  • Code Management:
  • Repositories, bug-tracking, issue-tracking
  • Exercise: SVN Project
  • Breakout I: Sahana, Android, OpenMRS...
  • Sahana, POSIT, OpenMRS...
  • Pizza
  • Hmk: Collaborative Exercise
Day 3: May 20
Day 3 ends at 2:00 pm following working lunch
  • Breakout II:
  • Collaborative Exercises continued
  • Debriefing: Issues, follow-up plans, mentoring, HFOSS certificate.

 

How to Apply (No longer accepting applications)

To apply,  please send Prof. Ralph Morelli ( ralph . morelli @ trincoll . edu) a paragraph by April 22, 2010 expressing your interest in the workshop and describing how the workshop would benefit your future plans.

Attendee list

*Instructors and/or facilitators.

Directions

Workshop will be held in rm 156 in Mathematic, Computer Science, Engineering Center (Building 29 on the campus map) Parking is available on the lot across from the building, access from New Britian Avenue.

Click here for directions to Trinity College.

Area Accommodations


We have a special rate at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown Hartford, 440 Asylum Avenue (http://www.hiexpress.com/hotels/us/en/bdlas/hoteldetail).  This is about 1.5 miles from campus in a nice downtown area, very near the train and bus station and right across from the capitol building and Bushnell Park.   The special Trinity rate is $99/night.   Mention "Trinity college" when you call to make the booking.

 

Please call for rates.

Avon
Avon Old Farms Hotel
, 279 Avon Mountain Road (860) 677-1651
East Hartford
Sheraton Hartford Hotel
, 100 East River Drive (860) 528-9703
Farmington
Centennial Inn Suites
, 5 Spring Lane (860) 677-4647
Marriott
, 15 Farm Springs Road (860) 678-1000
Glastonbury
Hilton Garden Inn
, 85 Glastonbury Boulevard (860) 659-1025
Hartford
Crowne Plaza
, 50 Morgan Street (860) 549-2400
Hilton Hotel
, 315 Trumbull Street (860) 728-5151
Holiday Inn Express-Brainard Road
, 185 Brainard Road (860) 525-1000
Holiday Inn Express
, 440 Asylum Street(860) 246-9900
Homewood Suites Hartford Downtown
, 338 Asylum Street(860) 524-0223
Marriott Hartford Downtown
, 200 Columbus Boulevard (860) 249-8000
Marriott Residence Inn
, 942 Main Street(860) 524-5550
Rocky Hill
Marriott
, 100 Capital Boulevard (860) 257-6000
The Nutmeg Bed and Breakfast Agency
Agency can arrange rooms in the Hartford area (860) 236-6698