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* '''Readings/Resources'''
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** [http://www.firstmonday.org/issues/issue3_3/raymond/ "Cathedral and Bazaar"] by Eric Raymond  
** http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/578/499 "Cathedral and Bazaar"] by Eric Raymond  
** [http://video.google.ca/videoplay?docid=7707585592627775409&q=open+source "Revolution OS"] [film] (see also http://www.revolution-os.com/ or QA 76.9.A25 R68 2003)
** [http://video.google.ca/videoplay?docid=7707585592627775409&q=open+source "Revolution OS"] [film] (see also http://www.revolution-os.com/ or QA 76.9.A25 R68 2003)

Revision as of 21:55, 18 January 2009


The course is broken into two parts. First, general open source and and community specific skills and ideas are taught. Students learn how to deal with the tools, techniques, and practices of the OpenOffice.org project and its community. Second, students are taught about extensibility models, and how to write Add-ons and Extensions.

Part I – Essential Open Source Development Skills and Concepts

Week 1 (Jan 12) Course introduction

  • TODO
    • Create an account on this wiki for yourself
    • Create a personal wiki page on this wiki
    • Add a link for yourself to the People page and the Winter 2009 Open Source Students page
    • Create a blog (WordPress or Blogger or whatever) and create a feed category or tag called "open source"
    • Read the Blog Guidelines for instructions on how to use your blog in the course
    • Add your blog feed and info to the Open Source@Seneca Planet List so that it appears in the OpenSource@Seneca Planet
    • Blog on your reactions to the readings for this week.
    • Begin learning how to use IRC for communication. We'll cover this in detail next week, but it's better to get started early.