I went to Kansas Linuxfest this weekend and had a fantastic time. I decided to post my notes to the website just in case they're useful to anyone else. This won't be a great post to "read" but, if you're curious about the kind of topics and things you can learn at a Linuxfest this will give you a pretty good idea. The Git Historian by Aaron Sumner Take Aways git log –grep searches commit messages
This post is for people wanting to start a FOSS project. Specifically a FOSS project which is bigger than a weekend hackfest. Though most of the advice applies there pretty nicely too. I'm going to assume that you have some idea of what you want to build. If not this post will still have some value as it will give you ideas of how I came up with building Praelatus.
I got to give my first talk at Ohio Linuxfest this year and it was very meaningful to me on multiple fronts, not the least of which I was giving my first talk at the Linuxfest that first inspired me to get more active in Open Source in the first place. OHLF is one of the smaller LinuxFests out there nowadays but it will always be my favorite I think.