OSD600 Winter 2010 Weekly Schedule

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The semester is broken into two parts. First, general open source and and community (i.e., Mozilla) specific skills and ideas are taught. Students learn how to deal with the tools, techniques, and practices of their chosen project and its community. Second, students are taught about extensibility models, JavaScript, how to write Add-ons and Extensions, web libraries.

Part I – Essential Open Source Development Skills and Concepts

Week 1 (Jan 11) Course introduction

  • TODO
    • Complete readings and watching/listening to this weeks resources.
    • Create an account on this wiki for yourself
    • Create a personal wiki page on this wiki, and add a link for yourself to the People page as well as the Winter 2010 students page
    • Create a blog (wordpress or blogspot 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, and also introduce yourself.
    • Begin learning how to use IRC for communication. We'll cover this in detail next week, but it's better to get started early.