Bruce Eckel is the author of Thinking in Java, Thinking in C++, and a number of other books on computer programming. He's been in the computer industry for 30 years and periodically gets frustrated and tries to quit—then something like Scala comes along and offers hope and sucks him back in. He's... Read more
How do you decide when to say no to taking on additional work? OSCON speaker Deb Nicholson offers practical advice.
Learn more about Rosaria Silipo, KNIME, and the upcoming talk at OSCON.
Get a sneak peek at GitHub Government Evangelist Ben Balter's OSCON talk, "Open source licensing on GitHub by the numbers."
Michelle Brush will talk at OSCON this year about how engineers and architects in tech can make better decisions by understanding their environment. Get all the details in this interview.
Open source software isn't always pretty. IBM developer Una Kravets talks about how to get more designers involved and offers a sneak peek at her OSCON talk.
Organizing an open source event is a lot of work, but the payoffs can be huge in terms of community and brand building, recruiting, and networking. OSCON speakers Kara Sowles and Francesca Krihely offer a preview of their upcoming tech event planning tutorial.
As part of our OSCON speaker interview series, Stormy Peters talks about the current state of community management and where it's going.
At OSCON in Portland this year, Donna Benjamin and Gina Likins are combining forces to talk about a topic that is sometimes easily dismissed: conflict resolution. Given the growing need to address conflict in technology, and that even popular projects like the Linux Kernel adopting codes of conduct... Read more
OSCON 2015 speaker Emma Jane Hogbin Westby offers a preview of her Git talk and training, including three things she likes about Git, and a few things Git gets wrong. She also offers practical advice for teams thinking about moving to a Git workflow strategy.