DevConf.US 2019 has ended
DevConf.us 2019 is the 2nd annual, free, Red Hat sponsored technology conference for community project and professional contributors to Free and Open Source technologies held at the Boston University in the historic city of Boston, USA.

When: Thursday, August 15 to Saturday, August 17, 2018

Venue: Boston University, George Sherman Union Building
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Saturday, August 17 • 10:50 - 11:35
Non-developers can contribute open source too!

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Open source communities are no different from any other software development project - there are roles and niches for everyone, not just software developers. I spent many years embedded within and contributing to open source projects without really submitting any code at all. If that's what's holding you back from getting involved, then this is the session for you!

By the end of this session you should have some ideas for how to get involved - my desire is to help us non-developer types be as involved as our developer counterparts -- we're absolutely still needed!

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Ashton Davis

Senior Solutions Architect, Red Hat
I am a solutions architect working with enterprise-level customers in the Southwest region. I specialize in helping customers navigate digital transformation by adapting to new culture changes, adopting new processes, and implementing new technologies. I spent many years as an upstream... Read More →

Saturday August 17, 2019 10:50 - 11:35 EDT
Terrace Lounge GS Union, BU